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 HQ Batallón) October 01, 2016
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During 1941, seated at the kitchen table in his rented house in Coronado, California, a naval aviator spent an evening with match sticks arrayed in front of him, each representing an aircraft. Lieutenant Commander John S. “Jimmy” Thach’s goal as he...read more

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The Tank Mk I “Matilda I” (A11) and Tank Mk II “Matilda II” (A12) were both different designs and did not share components but shared the name and did have some similar traits, because they were both designed to be infantry tanks based...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 16, 2016

According to History Channel's documentary "Color of War" the most decorated unit of US Army in WW2 was the 442 Regimment made out of enlisted US born Japanese.read more

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Major Wilhelm Georg Bach was one of the most unusual characters in the Africa Korps - DAK, who led the defense of the Halfaya Pass. Rommel gave him the responsibility for holding it. Bach was one of the most colorful and beloved characters in the whole of the Africa...read more

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In July 2012, NOAA marine debris divers from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (PIFSC-CRED) discovered a sunken aircraft in the lagoon within Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National...read more

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 Teniente) September 01, 2016
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We’re in North Africa in this episode of the podcast.

The War in the desert was full of ups and downs for both Axis and Allies. In January 1941 Tobruk fell to the Allies. With the arrival of Rommel the Allies were forced back and Tobruk held out under siege for seven months, depriving the...read more

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 Teniente) August 28, 2016

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

The Tiger was originally designed to be an...read more

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