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Walter "Gulle" Oesau was a German World War II fighter ace. Oesau was one of the outstanding leaders ever produced by Luftwaffe fighter wings with the likes of Werner Mölders and Adolf Galland. On 11 May 1944, Oesau, leading three aircraft of the Stabsschwarm...read more

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The Rafwaffe or No.1426 (Enemy aircraft Flight) was a Royal Air Force flight formed during World War II to evaluate captured enemy aircraft and demonstrate their characteristics to other Allied units. ...read more

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The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...read more

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 Teniente) October 07, 2016
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Photographs and llustrations highlight various Japanese infantry weapons: guns, rifles, pistols, machine guns, mortars and other weapons.read more

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The Panzertriebwagen No. 16 (Skr. PzTrWg 16 or PT 16) was a German heavy armoured train, powered by a Voith 550hp hydraulic transmission diesel engine, and built by the Berliner Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Actien vormals L. Schwartzkopff, in 1942. This vehicle was based on a locomotive design for...read more

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Nicholas Moran examines the famous Soviet ISU-152 tank destroyer. In Part 1, How does it differ from the SU-152? What's common between the ISU-152 and some German vehicles? And why should the external fuel tanks not be considered a weakness? In Part 2, he'll look inside the famous vehicle. How...read more

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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 Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns in far north Queensland was plane that fought in World War Two. She is of RAAF Number 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25 that crashed on 28 February 1943, killing all 11...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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