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Young Boy Joins US Navy in WWII Young Boy Joins US Navy in WWII
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Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk, navigator on Enola Gay, dies at 93 Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk, navigator on Enola Gay, dies at 93


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The M1 Helmet of World War Two – the “steel pot”

By Olivier C. Dorrell The US M1 helmet is perhaps one of the most iconic items of military equipment, made famous not only in period photographs from the Second World War and Vietnam, but also from numerous war films such as the D-Day epic, The Longest Day, or Audie Murphy’s […]

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The Hidden World of WWI Reveals Groundbreaking Discovery

When photographer Jeffrey Gusky, M.D., FACEP, was given exclusive access to record all but forgotten underground cities of World War I lying beneath private farms in France, he had no idea what to expect or the impact it would have on others. Now captured in thousands of striking images, Gusky […]

REVIEWS ISANDLWANA ZULU BATTLEFIELD – Review by Phil Hodges

ISANDLWANA ZULU BATTLEFIELD – Review by Phil Hodges

Isandlwana. For me it conjures up images of carnage, panic and total and absolute fear.As a child I remember watching the film Zulu with my father. This was back in the day when we only had four channels on British TV and Zulu was only on once a year. I […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color

WHO-Tube: World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color

World War 2 air war combat footage compilation, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc.

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Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum’s World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan. The reason for the urgency: A developer plans to begin construction […]

Young Boy Joins US Navy in WWII
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Young Boy Joins US Navy in WWII

In both world wars, many joined the ranks below the age of conscription. The US Navy included one such case, a young boy only twelve years of age who continued fighting into his thirteenth year. He went on to become a decorated seaman, honored by the US Navy despite his […]

The Moldova Wine Tunnels and Hermann Göring
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The Moldova Wine Tunnels and Hermann Göring

Let us take a look inside Moldova, its grape-laden soil, wine tunnels and its connection with one of Hitler’s henchmen, Hermann Göring. Moldova may be Europe’s most poverty-ridden country, but there is one thing this country with a rural economy is rich of — grapes. Beyond the bounds of its […]

Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk, navigator on Enola Gay, dies at 93
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Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk, navigator on Enola Gay, dies at 93

Theodore Van Kirk, the man known as “Dutch” who navigated the “Enola Gay” bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in World War II, died this week at the age of 93. Van Kirk’s son Thomas told The New York Times that his father died Monday at home […]

Philippine marines use wrecked U.S. WWII LCT to defend against China
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Philippine marines use wrecked U.S. WWII LCT to defend against China

The Philippine marines are using a dilapidated U.S. Navy ship from WWII as a makeshift base of operations to detect and defend against Chinese ships. The Sierra Madre served as a transport ship during WWII, but was later sold to the Philippines in 1999. The Philippines then intentionally ran the […]

Luger Pistol Meant for Hitler Assassination
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Luger Pistol Meant for Hitler Assassination

The luger pistol was a common device in German warfare, but not all were made exactly the same. One in particular was created solely for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. There were many failed attempts on the Fuhrer’s life, but this is potentially the only one that required a customized […]

WHO-Tube: World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color
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WHO-Tube: World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color

World War 2 air war combat footage compilation, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc.

ISANDLWANA ZULU BATTLEFIELD – Review by Phil Hodges
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ISANDLWANA ZULU BATTLEFIELD – Review by Phil Hodges

Isandlwana. For me it conjures up images of carnage, panic and total and absolute fear.As a child I remember watching the film Zulu with my father. This was back in the day when we only had four channels on British TV and Zulu was only on once a year. I […]

Sgt. Rudy Raymond of Bay Isles Estates fought in Battle of Okinawa during WW II
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Sgt. Rudy Raymond of Bay Isles Estates fought in Battle of Okinawa during WW II

This story was first published in the Charlotte Sun newspaper, Port Charlotte, Fla. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Sgt. Rudy Raymond of Bay Lake Estates mobile home park in Nokomis, Fla. arrived just in time to take part in the biggest battle in the Pacific Theatre during World War II–Okinawa. […]

RAF Jets Sold at High Prices
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RAF Jets Sold at High Prices

Recently in Great Britain, two former RAF jets were sold to separate auction-goers who each paid relatively high sums for the ownership of an historical aircraft. Neither plane was less than twenty years old, but they are both still retain their airborne capabilities. All things considered, the finale prices for […]