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 HQ Batallón) August 16, 2016

Real colour footage of the celebrations at the end of World War Two, starting with VJ day in New York and then VE day in Britain and across europe. I thought these images were amazing, as we usually only get to see this period of history in black and white.read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 13, 2016

August 14, 1945: Waikiki erupts in joyful celebration as the first news of the surrender of Japan comes over the radio.read more

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 Teniente) August 13, 2016
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On September 14, 1944 a PB2Y-3 Coronado’ nicknamed 'Gunga Din' was practicing landings at Kwajalein Atoll, near the seaplane base at Ebeye Island, when the plane crashed and broke in half directly behind the wing. 

The two sections of the plane floated on the water for about 30 minutes...read more

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 Teniente) August 10, 2016
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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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 Teniente) August 09, 2016

Japan's role in World War II gets a whole new perspective in this consisting entirely of full color footage, including color films from Japan that were recently discovered. As the visuals of the world war take on a new vivid immediateness, the story of the rise of the militarists in Japan is...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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 HQ Batallón) August 05, 2016

This P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft was one of three that had departed from Republic Airport at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale, New York, on Long Island, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47.

It was crashed on may 2016 into the water, between New York and New...read more

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U.S. Army Air Force Lt. Robert L. Hite, blindfolded by his captors, is led from a Japanese transport plane after he and the other seven flyers were flown from Shanghai to Tokyo. Hite was co-pilot of crew 16 (B-25B s/n 40-2268 Bat out of Hell, 34th Bomb Squadron) of the "Doolittle Raiders"....read more

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 Teniente) August 03, 2016

Recovery of a Soviet T-60 tank from World War II, this one has seen some pretty harsh fighting with the turret missing.read more

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