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 Lieutenant) February 11, 2015

"Summary: German film showing Stukas, JU-88's, ME-109's, ME-110's in aerial action. MS: Scenic view. CU: German fueling Stuka. German on wing of Stuka. German unloading box from truck. German carrying box. German EM pushing bomb on carriage. German EM bombing up Stuka. German pilot climbs into...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 23, 2015
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The first all-black paratroop unit in the U.S. Military, the 555th parachute battalion stood poised to serve in World War II - even though the army wasn't ready to use it.read more

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How Black Smokejumpers Helped Save The American West:

  1. Smokejumper Jesse Mayes preparing to jump from a C-47 (U.S. Army Air Force)
  2. First Sgt. Walter Morris, 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., prepares for his first jump. Morris is considered the U.S. Army’
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 Lieutenant) January 12, 2015

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which ostensibly provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. In May 1943 it became the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 16, 2014
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The members of the 332d Fighter Group and the 99th, 100th, 301st, and 302d Fighter Squadrons during World War II are remembered in part because they were the only African-American pilots who served in combat with the Army Air Forces during World War II. Because they trained at Tuskegee Army Air...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 11, 2014
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I first joined No. 454 Squadron in February 1944 from RAF Shandur in Egypt until I was tour expired the following January. My connection with the Squadron continued more recently as the Secretary of the 454/459 Squadron’s Association and I was delighted to be asked to contribute to the foreword...read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 08, 2014
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Finnish Air Force - Aircraft of the Winter War.- The Fokker D.XXI was a Dutch single-seat fighter. The Fokker C.V was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance aircraft. The Bristol Bulldog IVA and IIA were single-seat fighters of British origin. The Fokker C.X was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance aircraft...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 04, 2014
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The air forces of a nation fly and fight in the air. Airborne forces, transported to battle through the air, are primarily trained to fight on and for the ground. U. S.  Army doctrine on the Tactics and Technique of Air-Borne Troops is set forth in Basic Field Manual FM 31 30, published May 20,...read more

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