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Bud Gerow served with ‘Merrill’s Marauders’ in Burma during WW II Bud Gerow is shown with a shadowbox of military medals he received while serving in “Merrill’s Marauders” during the Second World War. In addition to the Purple Heart he was awaerded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Silver Star and the Bronze Star for valor. His outfit was also awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for the jungle war it fought in Burma against the Japanese. At the bottom is the China, Burma, India shoulder patch and a “Marauders” patch. Sun photo by Don Moore

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British Royal Artillery and Operations Report for Duty in World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition

Wargaming announced today the addition of Royal Artillery and the Operations feature for its console multiplayer game, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition. The update, now live globally, is available as a free download for all Xbox Live Gold members, as well as a free seven-day trial for all other […]

MEDIA 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’

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

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.

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British Royal Artillery and Operations Report for Duty in World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition
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Wargaming announced today the addition of Royal Artillery and the Operations feature for its console multiplayer game, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition. The update, now live globally, is available as a free download for all Xbox Live Gold members, as well as a free seven-day trial for all other […]

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Saying goodbye to the Canadian Lancaster
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Saying goodbye to the Canadian Lancaster

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Bud Gerow is shown with a shadowbox of military medals he received while serving in “Merrill’s Marauders” during the Second World War. In addition to the Purple Heart he was awaerded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Silver Star and the Bronze Star for valor. His outfit was also awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for the jungle war it fought in Burma against the Japanese. At the bottom is the China, Burma, India shoulder patch and a “Marauders” patch. Sun photo by Don Moore
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The Story of the Original Black Sheep Squadron
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10 Uncommon WWII Facts
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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.