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Remains of the US P-47 Thunderbolt fighter bomber were unearthed on August 8, 2015 in Ottersweier, in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. The plane crashed on February 14, 1945 on the outskirts of the town of Baden killing a 25-year-old French...read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 07, 2016

On Jan. 18, 2014, German volunteers led by researcher Uwe Benkel excavated the remains of an American Thunderbolt fighter that went down southwest of Darmstadt, Germany, in World War II.

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Why We Love North American P-51 Mustang? The Mustang still enjoys a cult-like following among pilots and aviation enthusiasts. The P-51 was considered one of the top fighters of its day. Even now, more than 70 years later, it is still very much a flying hot...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 11, 2015

Air power played a decisive role during the war. The German Luftwaffe was superior to most allied aircraft and dominated the skies until most of their more experienced pilots crashed on british soil and were inevitably captured. The newer pilots even with their technological advantage couldn't...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 11, 2015

The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe (German: "Swallow") was the world's first operational turbojet fighter aircraft.It was produced in World War II and saw action starting in 1944 as a multi-role fighter/bomber/reconnaissance/intercepto­r warplane for the Luftwaffe. German pilots nicknamed it the...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 13, 2015

Selected scenes from US Air Force for proj. 223-12040, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945 - WW II scenes: AVs, B-17s flying in formation over enemy terrain (numerous shots). Ints, B-17 in flight. Crewmen at their stations. AV, B-17s leaving vapor trails in the sky. AVs, flak bursts outside bomber. CU, airmen...read more

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This training film demonstrates specific techniques for landing B-24 Liberators that have sustained a wide variety of damage in differing conditions, including water landings.

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 Lieutenant) February 13, 2015

This is a rare look at early war US Air Operations in North Africa. B-25 and B-17 bombers of the 321st and 97th Bomb Group help cut off Rommel's retreat from Tunisia. Part of the "North West African Strategic Air Force" these groups were initially tasked with preventing men and material from...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2015

World War II Mustang Ace Clayton Kelly Gross, 355thFS, 354th FG, shares his encounter with a Luftwaffe pilot flying ... a Messerschmitt Bf-109. Gross finished the war with six aerial victories his final victory over an ME 262. The world's first operational jet aircraft.

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