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March 25, 2015

Battleship USS Washington and the Royal Navy

Posted by author Charles McCain ¬† ¬†   Washington (BB56) 29 May 1941 shortly after commissioning¬† (photo courtesy of US National Archives)   British naval losses had become so...

March 19, 2015

Badly Wounded Often Exchanged in World War Two

Churchill tank of 7th Royal Tank Regiment, 31st Tank Brigade, supporting infantry of 8th Royal Scots during Operation ‘Epsom’, 28 June 1944. (photo courtesy Imperial War Museum) Excerpts from account...

July 20, 2014

Jul 20, 1944 – Operation Valkyrie

Jul 20, 1944 – Operation Valkyrie – A group of German Army generals plot and execute a plan to assassinate Hitler at the Wolf’s Lair in Rastenburg, East Prussia.

April 10, 2014

Giveaway – Making Light in Terezin DVD

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November 13, 2013

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen Members of the Tuskegee Airmen were the first black pilots to serve in the American military. The name comes from the location of where they were trained,...

Boat Crew USS Quail

August 1, 2013

South From Corregidor

Manila Bay – On the evening of 6 May, 1942, hours after US Army General Jonathan Wainwright surrendered all US and Filipino forces on the island of Corregidor and other...

USS New Jersey (BB-62)

May 23, 2013

WWII Events Today, May 23

WWII Events Today, May 23 May 23, 1939 USS Squalus (SS-192) suffered a catastrophic main induction valve failure during a test dive off the New Hampshire coast and partially flooded....

December 7, 2012

WWII Events Today, December 7

WWII Events Today, December 7 Timeline – The 70th anniversary of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor and other areas of the Pacific region.

December 3, 2012

Bomb Sight

Bomb Sight is makes census available to the public wanting to explore where the bombs fell and to discover photographs from WWII Britain.

October 30, 2012

WWII Photos 10/30/12

Today’s intriguing WWII images from our Pinterest board. Gas masks, USS Enterprise, Jewish parachutists, and more!

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