The Atka B-24D Liberator bomber, located at its crash site in Atka Island, Alaska, played a highly significant role in World War II. In the Aleutian Campaign against the Imperial Japanese forces from 1942 to 1943–the only battles fought in North America during the war–it was a superb weapon. This aircraft flew in at least 18 combat missions before finally [...]
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Tom Felton is set to star in wartime thriller Ghosts Of The Pacific. The Harry Potter actor has come on board the World War 2 drama, along with Raising Hope’s Garret Dillahunt and The Host’s Jake Abel, reported Collider. The trio will play Navy airmen stranded in the South Pacific ocean in 1942 after their plane crashes in Brian Falk’s [...]
Aboard Vallejo’s Mighty Midget ship nearly everything could be considered historic and help tell the story of World War II, but a tattered American flag behind a glass display tells a particularly unique story. The Mighty Midget Landing Craft Support Museum is along the Mare Island waterfront, and is comprised solely of the World War II USS LCS (L) (3) [...]