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The Japanese did not make very extensive use of paratroopers and development of specialized weapons for them also lagged. Japanese airborne troops jumped armed with pistols and grenades, and their rifles and machine guns were dropped separately in containers. The...read more

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World War II, fought from 1939 to 1945, was the deadliest war in history and involved more than 30 countries around the globe. More than 50 million people lost their lives during the war.

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The biggest warship of World War II and the world's largest battleship. Yamato was designed around the idea that an individual ship could have superiority over any battleship of a potential enemy. Her main guns had overwhelming firepower. The ship maintained a very high level of survivability...read more

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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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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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