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WORLDWIDE This French-made Renault FT17 tank was built in 1917 and was of the type used by both French and American forces during the war. It is now on display in the National World War I Museum.   Courtesy/Jeremy P. Ämick

‘Over there’ – Missouri home to the National World War I Museum

This is an article about the National World War I Museum located in Kansas City, Mo. On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany, a conflict that would lead to the mobilization of more than 4.7 million service members and inspire such patriotic melodies as George M. […]

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Delegation of British veterans of the Arctic convoys to visit St. Petersburg for the unveiling of a memorial ‘IN MEMORY OF THE ARCTIC CONVOYS SAILORS 1941-1945’

Delegation of British veterans of the Arctic convoys to visit St. Petersburg for the unveiling of a memorial ‘IN MEMORY OF THE ARCTIC CONVOYS SAILORS 1941-1945’AUGUST 20, 2014 – LONDON – 11 British veterans of the Arctic convoys, accompanied by their family members, the Mayor of Southwark and a team […]

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This is a brave book if ever there was one. How often have you been challenged to nominate a greatest this or that by your mates in the pub or locker room? It is a minefield of the worst sort and it takes a degree of valour to commit yourself […]

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A training film about the proper use and techniques taught by the U.S. military for the 1911 during World War 2.

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America’s journey into World War II has always been symbolized by the flames and wreckage of Pearl Harbor. Repetitive scenes of the carnage at Battleship Row have become so indelibly printed on the nation’s collective memory that the history of what happened elsewhere in the Territory of Hawaii and across […]

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From Yank Magazine, July 1945: CAMP WHEELER, GA. – Basic Training has changed since the days when people still thought they were getting out in a year. It’s smarter, better taught and more realistic. It has to be. When trainees finish their cycle now, they don’t go out on maneuvers. […]

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WHO-Tube: Combat Firing with Handguns (1944) Part 2
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WHO-Tube: Combat Firing with Handguns (1944) Part 2

A training film about the proper use and techniques taught by the U.S. military for the 1911 during World War 2.

WORLDS GREATEST TANKS – Review by Mark Barnes
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This is a brave book if ever there was one. How often have you been challenged to nominate a greatest this or that by your mates in the pub or locker room? It is a minefield of the worst sort and it takes a degree of valour to commit yourself […]

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RAF Northolt, near London, England traces its heritage back to early 1915, when the fragile and ponderous BE2c “fighters” of the Royal Flying Corps flew from the nascent base to take on the Zeppelin scourge. It held a fine tradition in WWII as well, when the men of 303 Squadron (Polish) […]

This French-made Renault FT17 tank was built in 1917 and was of the type used by both French and American forces during the war. It is now on display in the National World War I Museum.   Courtesy/Jeremy P. Ämick
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‘Over there’ – Missouri home to the National World War I Museum

This is an article about the National World War I Museum located in Kansas City, Mo. On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany, a conflict that would lead to the mobilization of more than 4.7 million service members and inspire such patriotic melodies as George M. […]