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A US submarine that sank during World War II has been discovered on the bottom of the ocean near Matua Island in Russia’s Far Eastern Kuril archipelago by a joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Defense Ministry....read more

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Struggling to stay afloat financially, the USS Kidd has embarked on a fundraising effort selling what officials describe as “unique war bonds” to the public, Olivia Mcclure,...read more

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 HQ Batallón) July 02, 2016
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Dirk J. Vlug left behind a path of destruction in all probably not equaled by many others soldiers in World War II. Vlug did one of the most heroic exploits of the war but also as an amazing example of the efficient use of weapons under the most difficult...read more

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 Teniente) June 24, 2016

The miniseries "The Pacific" features the 1st Marine Division's battles in the Pacific, among them the Battle of Peleliu. The Battle of Peleliu was the vicious battle fought on the island of Peleliu.

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Colin Powers flies Piper L-4J for first time. After restoring a Piper L-4J for three years Colin Powers finally got to take the plane for a test run at the Sunriver Airport on on June 19 (Friday morning) 2015. Powers tried to use all original parts to keep the WWII aircraft as authentic as...read more

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Defensive operations were considered by Japanese Imperial Army, as merely a temporary phase of combat necessitated by the momentary preponderance of the strength of hostile forces. According to Japanese doctrine, positions should be constructed on high ground...read more

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 Teniente) June 01, 2016
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In this episode we’re in the Pacific in 1943 looking at the exploits of Lieutenant Hugh Miller. After his ship the USS Strong is sunk he washes up on a Pacific island terribly injured. It’s is a remarkable story of...read more

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 Teniente) May 23, 2016

Short overview on the major shortcomings of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) Air Arm and the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) in World War 2. Taking a look at the initial situation and the various errors committed by its leadership.

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 HQ Batallón) May 15, 2016
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To win a war in the Pacific, the Navy would have to fight its way through thousands of miles of ocean controlled by the Japanese—including the Marshall, Caroline, Marianas and Ryukyu island chains. If the Navy could land Marines to seize selected islands, they could become forward bases....read more

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