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Tag: World War II

Amazing Colorized WWII Photos

Alfred T. Palmer, Library of Congress A young U.S. Army Air Force member tests the machine gun on a YB-17 bomber. The B-17 was…

Members Sailor refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base

Historical Abandoned Military Bases Around the World

Hashima Island, Japan South China Morning Post Formally known as Gunkanjima Island, this tiny piece of land has an incredible history. Believing…

Military Aircraft Civilians Can Purchase

Sukhoi SU-27 Tech. Sgt. Thomas Doscher, U.S. Air Force Within the last decade, the Soviet-era Sukhoi SU-27 became an aircraft for sale to civilians. This…

Interesting Facts About The P-51 Mustang

One Of The Longest Fighter Missions Of The War Happened In A Mustang While the P-51 Mustang is thoroughly American, other allied pilots made good…

WWII POW Charles C. Huppert’s Story Of The Great Escape

Charles C. Huppert was a World War II pilot who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Force, and later, the United States Air Force. He…

Members Watch tower at Stalag Luft III

Strange And Experimental Aircraft Throughout Military History

From a rubber inflatable aircraft, to a Goblin, to a Pancake, to one of the original drones ever made – these strange and experimental aircraft throughout military history are sure…

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World World 2 Facts: Did You Know These 29 Interesting Details?

Calvin Graham Was Youngest Decorated US Soldier at 12 Pearl Harbor Visitors Bureau “Green Boys” was a term given to soldiers who…

Military Tanks For Sale To Civilians

Tanks are incredible, powerful machines. And if you’ve got the real estate to house one, the know-how to update or maintain one, and the cash to buy one…you can own…

Unusual Military Experiments Of The Past

The Nazi Sun Gun Aimed To Burn The Earth From Space NASA The plans for this cartoonish “death ray” were discovered once…

Chilling Survival Story of a WWII B-17 Pilot, Shot Down & Stranded in The Pacific

Veterans History Project The story began in the humid chill of a tropical morning. Norman Smith and his crew rose early. It was 1943, and…

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