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 Lieutenant) January 06, 2017
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Artwork was done for the movie's release. This art was used for movie posters, theater lobbycards, and on the soundtrack record album. Here is a sample of some of the movie's art:

  1. Main poster
  2. Nightime approach
  3. Launch planes
  4. Vals dive
  5. Rear gunner
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 Lieutenant) December 17, 2016

Rifles were a widely used type of weapon during the Second World War. A nation would field one or more types of infantry rifles. While some were more specifically identified with particular nations, others were used by various countries more randomly with no apparent partialities.

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 Lieutenant) December 08, 2016

Thanks to Dustin Adamson from OceanShutter.com, all of us can enjoy with these awesome images of the famous "Betty Bomber" wreck dive in Truk Lagoon. It is one of the must see dive sites when visiting Chuuk. Having been...read more

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"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."

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World War II Navy veteran Will Lehner recalls sinking a Japanese submarine while aboard USS Ward during the onset of the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

USS Ward fired the first American shot in World War II. USS Ward (DD-139) was a 1,267 t Wickes-class destroyer in the United States Navy...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 01, 2016

You just can't get enough of this aircraft, the only operational, original WWII Japanese aircraft in the world today ! This is the ONLY WWII Japanese aircraft that is flyable today with an original Japanese WWII engine, the Mitsubishi Sakae 14-cylinder, Model Ha-35 "Prosperity". A very, very...read more

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Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest battleships was considered all important, but by the war's end, these floating fortresses found their...read more

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The Ha-go was the Japanese tank most commonly encountered by allied forces during the Second World War. It was used by the Japanese in China and through the course of the Pacific War. The Type 95 tank was used in combat against China and Russia, as well as fully participating in operations in...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 27, 2016

War was not yet over, and that was the reason what it was still necessary making patriotic films with propagandistic value. This was the case of the film "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" (1944), which  was based on the true story of the Doolittle Raid, America's first retaliatory air strike against...read more

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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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