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Stopping an Atomic Bomb: The Secret Mission to Stop Germany from Winning WW2 – YouTube Video Dark Docs

Saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiy3b5HkUVw Direct link – Stopping an Atomic Bomb: The Secret Mission to Stop Germany from Winning WW2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiy3b5HkUVw (about 12:13 minutes long)  

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HMS Adamant was a World War II submarine depot ship — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

HMS Adamant at sea HMS Adamant was a World War II submarine depot ship. Completed in 1942, she served in the Eastern Fleet (Colombo/Trincomalee) with the 4th Submarine Flotilla (comprising nine T-class boats) from April 1943 until April 1945 and … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour coming to Omaha, NE, August 1 & 2 — B-29 Doc

The B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour will stop in Omaha, Nebraska, the first weekend of August at Eppley Airfield. Doc will arrive at Eppley Airfield Friday afternoon, July 31 and will be available for B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides Saturday, … Continue reading

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The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2 – YouTube Video Dark Docs

Saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/IRx7KkrT1QU Direct link – The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2:  https://youtu.be/IRx7KkrT1QU (about 17:56 minutes long) More information on the battle from Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itter_Castle.

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Battle of Lanzerath Ridge – Weirdness Wednesdays July 8, 2020

I saw this on YouTube today – The Battle of Lanzerath Ridge – How 18 American Soldiers Stopped the Entire 1st SS Panzer Division – YouTube Video Dark Docs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__DpninsWP4 (about 11:08 minutes long). Thought it was an excellent Weirdness … Continue reading

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In Memory of Colonel Abner M. Aust, Jr.; October 7, 1921 – June 16, 2020 — Iwo Jima Models

Abner Maurice Aust, Jr., was born on October 7, 1921, in Scooba, Mississippi. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Sunflower Junior College in Morehead, Mississippi. While in college, Abner joined the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) and completed … Continue reading

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DOC to perform 4th of July flyover at Grand Lake; Hangar, Education & Visitors Center in Wichita open Saturday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — B-29 Doc

B-29 Doc will join the 80th Anniversary Duck Creek Fireworks and Airshow with a flyover performance Saturday, July 4, at Oklahoma’s Grand Lake. Details about the airshow and fireworks event are available here. Doc is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Mega Movers: 20,000-POUND B-25 BOMBER (S1, E4) | Full Episode | History – YouTube Video HISTORY

After reading about the Doolittle Raid in World War II, the B-25 was one of my favorite bombers. I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6LiO-vlZkc Direct link – Mega Movers: 20,000-POUND B-25 BOMBER (S1, E4) | Full Episode | History … Continue reading

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A Friend Asks For Cards To Make Veteran’s Birthday Special – War History Online

I was made aware of this request – A Friend Asks For Cards To Make Veteran’s Birthday Special – War History Online: https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/a-friend-asks-for-cards-to-make-veterans-birthday-special.html by another blogger. D-Day veteran Mr Vincent Corsini (ICo/116th/29ID) will be celebrating his 96th birthday this July … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour coming to Oklahoma City in July — B-29 Doc

The B-29 Superfortress known as Doc will bring its B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour to Oklahoma City, Okla., Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19. Doc will arrive at Wiley Post Airport Friday afternoon, July 17 and will be available … Continue reading

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