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In June 2013, a German Dornier Do-17Z, the last surviving bomber of the Battle of Britain, was lifted from the seabed off Britain, lay in 50ft of water at Goodwin Sands, near Ramsgate. It had spent seven decades at the bottom of the English Channel, this was his...read more

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The de Havilland Mosquito is an important aircraft to the RNZAF. Two wartime New Zealand squadrons flew the Mosquito and the type saw service in the post-war RNZAF. The accompanying image shows four Mosquitoes of No.75 Sqn taxi-ing past the Whenuapai control tower during a public Open Day in...read more

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 Teniente) March 01, 2015
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In the dark years of WWII Bomber Command of the RAF provided the only means of taking the offensive against Nazi Germany. In January 1943 the Allied leaders authorised the Combined Bomber Offensive as the primary Allied assault on the Nazi war economy.

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At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe. As such it allows swift and easy listing of day-by-day bombing, bombing of strategic target systems by location and tonnage, bombing of specific...read more

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World War 2 era (1939 - 1945) air combat footage compilation film, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc. Aerial warfare. - Viewer discretion is advised: United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), German Luftwaffe, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Messerschmitt Bf-109, Republic P-47...read more

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The raid on Rosyth was launched on October 16, 1939. This raid was unexpected and would mark the beginning of the end of the Phoney War. Six weeks after Britain declared war on Germany, a dozen Luftwaffe bombers, the newly manufactured German "Wunderbomber...read more

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 Teniente) February 01, 2015
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An RAF attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1945 failed, but the Führer soon made the effort moot by committing suicide. Adolf Hitler believed in Vorsehung (providence). The German leader felt that if anything was going to happen to him, such as assassination, there was nothing he could do about it...read more

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