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The Tank Mk I “Matilda I” (A11) and Tank Mk II “Matilda II” (A12) were both different designs and did not share components but shared the name and did have some similar traits, because they were both designed to be infantry tanks based...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 16, 2016

According to History Channel's documentary "Color of War" the most decorated unit of US Army in WW2 was the 442 Regimment made out of enlisted US born Japanese.read more

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The “88” was designed by Krupp engineers in Sweden in cooperation with Swedish Bofors. In the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), the German Condor Legion deployed a mobile flak detachment with 88s, which proved accurate and versatile in combat. The FlaK...read more

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Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

The Tiger was originally designed to be an...read more

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Charts features black & white drawings of front and profile views of various light, medium and heavy tanks and self-propelled weapons. Included are American, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese, and English vehicles.read more

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In 1943, during the Second World War, Anderson was an acting major in the 8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's), in Tunisia. He had been promoted from "lieutenant (temporary captain)" in which rank he was awarded the DSO "in recognition of gallant and distinguished...read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 15, 2016

Archival film footage and interviews with World War II U.S. veterans, historians and the team behind the HBO miniseries "The Pacific" provide an in-depth look at the 1942 Battle of Guadalcanal and the bloody 1945 Battle of Okinawa.read more

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During the battle for Tarawa island in 1943, the US Army attacked nearby Makin Island, which was considered a less costly operation. The army was supported by a platoon of M3A5 Lee medium tanks from the US Army's 193rd Tank Battalion, making this battle the only combat use of the M3 by America...read more

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The Douglas A-26 Invader was an American twin-engined light bomber and ground attack. Her remarkable design, was so astonishingly strong and versatile that it had been adapted to every mission conceivable from bomber to tug. She was known for its speed and...read more

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