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 Lieutenant) November 17, 2016
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World War II was the greatest conflict ever fought by man. Here are 20 of the first lesser-known facts that you may be unfamiliar with and are seldom, if at all, mentioned in official history books.

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 HQ Batallón) November 17, 2016

Near the end of WWII, America was planning a full-scale invasion on mainland Japan. The Allies expected casualties on both sides to number in the millions as a result. In a last-ditch effort to hasten the end of the war, President Harry Truman authorized the use of a terrifying new weapon. The...read more

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Aerial Combat Footage - Impressive Shots in Full Resolution. United States Aircraft shooting German Raiders in a New Year's Day attack (year unknown). This was called Luftwaffe's Black Monday. Pictures of German aircraft being shot down and bursting into flames in flight. Shots of various...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 08, 2016

Chinese soldiers capture the walled city of Tengyueh from Japanese defenders during WW2 eliminating a major obstacle to the linking of the Burma and Ledo Roads.  Air support is provided by dive bombers of the 10th and 14th US Army Air Forces operating from bases in China and India.

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By mid-1944, the Panther was at its peak performance and widely regarded as the most formidable tank on the battlefield. Nevertheless, when the Panther debuted in the Battle of Kursk in July 1943, it was still not ready to go into combat.

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 Lieutenant) November 03, 2016

Some amazing real but B/W combat footage from WWII!. Never seen footage of Sturmtigers and Elefants in action before.

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 Lieutenant) November 01, 2016

The Me 262, however, had moderate success against the B-17 late in the war. With its usual nose-mounted armament of four MK 108 cannons, and with some examples later equipped with the R4M rocket, launched from underwing racks, it could fire from outside the range of the bombers' .50 in (12.7 mm...read more

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The Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19-20 June 1944, was the last of the major carrier aircraft battles of the Pacific War, a series of battles that started in the Coral Sea in 1942. It is sometimes called the "First" Battle of the Philippine Sea since the Battle for Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is...read more

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This amazing combat footage show us how the German Army fought in Normandy. Paratroopers, Waffen SS, and wehrmacht are displayed in this hard film. It's possible you hadn't seen most of it before. 

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