Month: October 2017

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Ace of Aces

Erich Hartmann amassed a remarkable tally of 352 aerial victories during World War II.

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Survival off Samar

In an epic stand against overwhelming odds, Taffy 3 held off a powerful Japanese task…

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Mishap at Maleme

A series of mistakes cost the British dearly in the defense of a critical airfield…

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Battle for Tolvarjarvi

A pivotal engagement during the bitter Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland had…

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Combat Soldier and POW

Corporal Ray Allen Miller remembered his experiences during World War II and wrote an earnest…

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The Mighty Beau

One of the earliest multi-role aircraft of World War II, the Bristol Beaufighter was always…

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A Triumph of Gunnery

The British defeated a larger Spanish fleet in February 1797 in the battle of Cape…

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Seek…Attack…Destroy

One American Destroyer escort group’s 12-day fight changed the course of World War II in…

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Witness to the Opening Salvos at Pearl Harbor

The .50 caliber machine guns of the battleship USS Pennsylvania unloaded 65,000 rounds of ammunition…

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Cracking the Geilenkirchen Salient

American and British forces coordinated an effort to eliminate a German threat to the U.S.…