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A portable field surgical unit (think MASH or aid station) operates in a field near the front lines of northern Burma during WW2. Lt. Colonel Gordon S. Seagraves, head of the unit, performs surgery on wounded soldiers in the open air with only umbrellas protecting his patient from the monsoon...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 19, 2015

B24s and P47s Bomb Burma Mandalay Campaign Ledo Road Ramree Island January 1945. 10th Army Air Force P-38s and P-47s bomb targets in support of Chinese troops in their efforts to reopen the Ledo-Burma Road. Additionally, B-24 and British heavy bombers smash targets in support of the British and...read more

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Written by the U.S. Air Force to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, this is a short history of the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG) of the Chinese Air Force, nicknamed the Flying Tigers. It was commanded by Claire Lee Chennault and composed of pilots from the...read more

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The Flying Tigers are flying in close formation. Every pilot in that picture is looking at the airplane next to him and trying to maintain his position by maintaining the same view of his neighbor. The pilot in front looking at the camera plane is doing the same thing. Planes were much slower...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 05, 2014
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B-25 Mitchell, nicknamed “Ruthless Ruth”, pulls up after making a skip-bombing run on Japanese coastal defense vessel No. 134. The plane was flown by USAAF Lieutenant Louie A. Mikell of the 499th Bomb Squadron (“Bats Outa Hell”), part of 5th Air Force. Japanese convoy HOMO-03 left Hong Kong...read more

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