Drawing of IJN battleship Kongo in her 1944 configuration. Kongō (金剛, "indestructible", named for Mount Kongō) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I and World War II. She was the first battlecruiser of the Kongō class, among the most heavily armed ships in any navy when built. The Kongō fought in a large number of major naval actions of the Pacific War during World War II. by sandy
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sandy Drawing of IJN battleship Kongo in her 1944 configuration. Kongō (金剛, "indestructible", named for Mount Kongō) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I and World War II. She was the first battlecruiser of the Kongō class, among the most heavily armed ships in any navy when built. The Kongō fought in a large number of major naval actions of the Pacific War during World War II.
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German Battleship Bismarck, 1941 Date The massive German Dreadnaught sank in the year 1941. Place of Wreck: The great battle ship Bismarck for whom the Sir Winston Churchill said, “a master piece of naval construction” in the year 1941 during the World War II. Cause of Wreck: The British battleships King George V and Rodney, gave the ultimate fight to the heavily armed German battle ship the fight lasted for many hours ultimately Bismarck surrendered and slipped to the bottom of the Atlantic by sandy
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sandy German Battleship Bismarck, 1941 Date The massive German Dreadnaught sank in the year 1941. Place of Wreck: The great battle ship Bismarck for whom the Sir Winston Churchill said, “a master piece of naval construction” in the year 1941 during the World War II. Cause of Wreck: The British battleships King George V and Rodney, gave the ultimate fight to the heavily armed German battle ship the fight lasted for many hours ultimately Bismarck surrendered and slipped to the bottom of the Atlantic
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George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater. by proteamundi
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proteamundi George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater.
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USS Orca (AVP-49) was a United States Navy seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1947 and from 1951 to 1960. She saw service during the latter stages of World War II and during the Cold War. #9A by sarahx
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sarahx USS Orca (AVP-49) was a United States Navy seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1947 and from 1951 to 1960. She saw service during the latter stages of World War II and during the Cold War. #9A
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The National World War II Museum basically tells the story of America’s experience during the World War II- why it was fought, the price of by sushmaghadge
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sushmaghadge The National World War II Museum basically tells the story of America’s experience during the World War II- why it was fought, the price of
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USS Missouri(BB-63-"Mighty Mo" or"Big Mo")is a U S Navy Iowa-class battleship,and was the third ship of the US Navy to be named in honour of the state of Missouri.The Missouri received a total of 11 battle stars for service in World War II,Korea,and the Persian Gulf, was finally decommissioned March 1992,but remained on the Naval Vessel Register until her name was struck in January 1995.In 1998, she was donated to the USS Missouri Memorial by maritza
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maritza USS Missouri(BB-63-"Mighty Mo" or"Big Mo")is a U S Navy Iowa-class battleship,and was the third ship of the US Navy to be named in honour of the state of Missouri.The Missouri received a total of 11 battle stars for service in World War II,Korea,and the Persian Gulf, was finally decommissioned March 1992,but remained on the Naval Vessel Register until her name was struck in January 1995.In 1998, she was donated to the USS Missouri Memorial
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Novemebr 28, 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS 311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano on her maiden voyage 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano is the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarines during World War II. by lena
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lena Novemebr 28, 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS 311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano on her maiden voyage 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano is the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarines during World War II.
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John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.- He lived in Raritan NJ where  they have a small monument to him... by tammie
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tammie John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.- He lived in Raritan NJ where they have a small monument to him...
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Johannes-Rudolf Mühlenkamp (9 October 1910 – 23 September 1986) was a Standartenführer (colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves on 21 September 1944. by bette
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bette Johannes-Rudolf Mühlenkamp (9 October 1910 – 23 September 1986) was a Standartenführer (colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves on 21 September 1944.
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The Douglas SBD Dauntless was a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944. by marcia
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marcia The Douglas SBD Dauntless was a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944.
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The remains of Nicholas II's famous New Study at the Alexander Palace, which was plundered and stripped by the Germans during World War II, 1944 by christa
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christa The remains of Nicholas II's famous New Study at the Alexander Palace, which was plundered and stripped by the Germans during World War II, 1944
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Harriet M. West was the first Black woman major in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II (Only two ever existed). Once promoted to that rank and named an aide to WAC director Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Ms. Waddy was able to take an active role in changing the status of "colored" women in the military. She became an advisor to the Army on racial issues...... by jacklyn
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jacklyn Harriet M. West was the first Black woman major in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II (Only two ever existed). Once promoted to that rank and named an aide to WAC director Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Ms. Waddy was able to take an active role in changing the status of "colored" women in the military. She became an advisor to the Army on racial issues......
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An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II." August 25, 1944 #ww2 by christa
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christa An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II." August 25, 1944 #ww2
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Kiss for a Soldier :   An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.  (August 25, 1944) by Rworld♫♪
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Rworld♫♪ Kiss for a Soldier : An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.  (August 25, 1944)
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Major James Stewart during World War II by christa
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christa Major James Stewart during World War II
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A Coast Guardsman bowing in reverence over the marked graves of American soldiers who gave their lives to win a small atoll during World War II, 1944 by christa
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christa A Coast Guardsman bowing in reverence over the marked graves of American soldiers who gave their lives to win a small atoll during World War II, 1944
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The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV 14) was launched on Feb. 7, 1944 at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company.    She was one of 24 Essex class carriers built during World War II, and the fourth to carry the name Ticonderoga, after the historic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a role in the American Revolutionary War. by Wirth, L
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Wirth, L The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV 14) was launched on Feb. 7, 1944 at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company. She was one of 24 Essex class carriers built during World War II, and the fourth to carry the name Ticonderoga, after the historic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a role in the American Revolutionary War.
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First Lieutenant John V. Power, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, World War II February 1, 1944. USS Power (DD-839) was named in his honor. #marinecorps #marines #usmc #heroes by glenda
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glenda First Lieutenant John V. Power, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, World War II February 1, 1944. USS Power (DD-839) was named in his honor. #marinecorps #marines #usmc #heroes
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The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney. by lena
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lena The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney.
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Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel. by patrice
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patrice Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.
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A bear, named Wojtek, fought alongside his fellow Polish soldiers at the savage Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944. by Eva0707
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Eva0707 A bear, named Wojtek, fought alongside his fellow Polish soldiers at the savage Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944.
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The battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) enters New York Harbour after deployment in the Pacific threatre during World War II, 27th November 1945. by erna
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erna The battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) enters New York Harbour after deployment in the Pacific threatre during World War II, 27th November 1945.
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Post war photo of 16 in Iowa class battleship USS New Jersey taken from submarine USS La Jolla: though periodically mothballed the four ships of this class, heavily modernised, were involved in conflicts into the 1990s. by rosa
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rosa Post war photo of 16 in Iowa class battleship USS New Jersey taken from submarine USS La Jolla: though periodically mothballed the four ships of this class, heavily modernised, were involved in conflicts into the 1990s.
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Anna Frank (1929-1945). Her famous diary chronicles the events of her life from June 1942 until 1944, during the II World War. by christa
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christa Anna Frank (1929-1945). Her famous diary chronicles the events of her life from June 1942 until 1944, during the II World War.
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World War II: Tirpitz battleship by janie
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janie World War II: Tirpitz battleship
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by donnakorm
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donnakorm Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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General Dwight D. Eisenhower  Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal General Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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Steel helmets were worn by all who could get them. This was life in London during the Blitz of World War II ca. 1940. by brandy
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brandy Steel helmets were worn by all who could get them. This was life in London during the Blitz of World War II ca. 1940.
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Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes. Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz. by celia
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celia Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes. Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.
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