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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor – YouTube Video Pacific Aviation Museum

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w877vxD3FbQ Direct link: Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w877vxD3FbQ (about 7:38 minutes long) different video than earlier one 6,900th post

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Army Corps of Engineers in Japan after WWII — Pacific Paratrooper

Under the terms of surrender that ended World War II, Japan fell under Allied occupation. U.S. Army engineers faced a daunting challenge in constructing facilities for the occupation forces and rebuilding the vanquished nation’s infrastructure. The immediate postwar standard of … Continue reading

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Webinar: Insight into the USS Arizona Bulkhead at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum – YouTube Video Pacific Aviation Museum

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMqh8GwBpsc Direct link: Webinar: Insight into the USS Arizona Bulkhead at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMqh8GwBpsc (about 1:28:52 hour long) 6,900th post

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Mitsubishi designed/ Nakajima Built A6M2-21 Zero Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor – YouTube Video Pacific Aviation Museum

I almost forgot to post a YouTube video today. I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwzLFlq4VNE Direct link: Mitsubishi designed/ Nakajima Built A6M2-21 Zero Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwzLFlq4VNE (around 29 seconds long). 6,900th post

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Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes, Indiana – September 5, 2020

This post was inspired by another post – 2020 Road Trip Photos #18: War Mementos (WWII Edition) — Midlife Crisis Crossover!, the Indiana Military Museum in Vincennes, Indiana. The Annex is closed, but the Museum is open. The below admission … Continue reading

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2020 Road Trip Photos #18: War Mementos (WWII Edition) — Midlife Crisis Crossover!

Anyone who really knows Anne is well aware of her long-standing interests in American history in general and World War II in particular, with an intense specialization in the European theater. When opportunities arise to learn more about it and … Continue reading

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Olivia de Havilland and the 11th Airborne — Pacific Paratrooper

Dame Olivia Mary de Havilland, born 1 July 1916) was a British-American actress. Her career spanned from 1935 to 1988. She appeared in 49 feature films, and was one of the leading movie stars during the golden age of Classical … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Completes the Arolsen Archives Collection with 19 Million Holocaust Records – August 26, 2020

I saw this on my daily search of Ancestry – Ancestry® Completes the Arolsen Archives Collection with 19 Million Holocaust Records: https://www.ancestry.com/corporate/newsroom/press-releases/ancestry-completes-arolsen-archives-collection-19-million-holocaust-records. Launches Partnership with USC Shoah Foundation to Provide Access to a New Collection of Searchable Data from Jewish … Continue reading

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August 25. This day in 1944, Allied forces liberate Paris after 4 years of German occupation. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI

Today’s record includes a lecturer at Queen’s killed in 1914, 4 RAF fatalities in WW2 who reflect the war over Germany, and Samuel Patterson, a Shankill Road submariner decorated for “undaunted courage, skill, and devotion to duty in successful patrols”. August … Continue reading

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Okinawa 75 years ago — Pacific Paratrooper

By PFC. WILLIAMS LAND | STARS AND STRIPES May 22, 1945 Stars and Stripes presents these archive reports as they were written by the reporters in the field. The graphic and politically incorrect language used may be offensive to some … Continue reading

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