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The B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which has been called the weapon that won the war in the Pacific. Designed to carry large bomb loads long distances, it made possible the strategic bombardment that brought...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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Operation Tidal Wave was an air attack by B-24D Liberators on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24Ds that took part in the raid 167...read more

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Capt. Jerry Yellin, from Fairfield, Iowa, flew the final combat mission in World War II. He was among the WWII veterans who visited Iwo Jima for the 70th anniversary.

Listen as he tells his story. Thank you Captain Yellin!!! Your are a TRUE American Hero!!!! God Bless you and keep...read more

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Four days before Christmas 1943, in the darkest hours of WWII, a miracle took place. Two enemies—an American bomber pilot and a German fighter ace—met in combat over Germany and did the unexpected: They decided not to kill one another. Even more incredibly, as old men, they found one another...read more

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 HQ Batallón) May 10, 2015

This video tells the story of African Americans during the period 1940 through 1946. Covering all phases and theaters of World War II, it focuses on the contributions of these brave men and women on the home and war fronts to the eventual Allied victory. It also shows us they struggle against...read more

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The occasion was the 70th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe, and hundreds of dignitaries and veterans had gathered in the warm weather for ceremonies at the National World War II Memorial.

At the beginning of the war, flight training lasted nine months, with three months of...read more

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A series of moving shots past a Japanese freighter and passenger ship partly submerged in the bay on 30 July 1945 by USAF. A series of moving shots showing the Italian steamship "Conte Verde" and the Japanese passenger ship "Taruyasu Maru". The history behind these two ships: The "Conte Verde"...read more

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The Army Air Forces in World War II: 

  • Emergence of the Army Air Forces
  • Chronology: The AAF and the Air War, 1941-1945
  • Names That Made History
  • A Gallery of World War II Aircraft: Principal Aircraft of the AAF, Major Enemy Aircraft, Selected Aircraft of 
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 HQ Batallón) November 22, 2014
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  1. Steam shovel working on Siegfried Line defenses, strafed by P-47 of the 405 Group.
  2. Night photo of a P-47 with all eight 50 cal. guns blazing
  3. A Republic P-47D Thunderbolt makes a low-level pass.
  4. Close-ordered as infantrymen, these Republic P-47s stand on the deck
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