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A39 Tortoise - WalkAround - Photographies

A39 Tortoise - WalkAround - Photographies | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
The Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39) was a British heavy assault tank design developed in World War II...
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B-25J Mitchell - WalkAround

B-25J Mitchell - WalkAround | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
The North American B-25 Mitchell was an American twin-engined medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation...
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25th October 1942: John Basilone beats off Japanese regiment on Guadalcanal

25th October 1942: John Basilone beats off Japanese regiment on Guadalcanal | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
A little later, with ammunition critically low and the supply lines cut off, Sgt.
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24th October 1942: El Alamein – the infantry go forward

24th October 1942: El Alamein – the infantry go forward | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
One of the paratroopers decided to make a break, and with head down, he dashed to my left front. I shouted to him to halt, but he still continued. My Bren gun was set on single shot, and I fired from the hip well ahead of him.
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Mikoyan MiG-29 - WalkAround - Photographies

Mikoyan MiG-29 - WalkAround - Photographies | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Photographies - Mikoyan MiG-29 - WalkAround - The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a fourth-generation jet fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union...
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Grumman F-14 Tomcat - WalkAround - Photographies

Grumman F-14 Tomcat - WalkAround - Photographies | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Photographies - Grumman F-14 Tomcat - WalkAround - The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft...
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Battlefields in WW2: Ypres Damaged in 1940

Battlefields in WW2: Ypres Damaged in 1940 | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Conflict had revolved in and around the Flemish city of Ypres for centuries. During the Great War it was laid-waste by four years of bombardments and this once ‘medieval gem’ was reduce...
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22nd October 1942: The last 24 hours before battle

22nd October 1942: The last 24 hours before battle | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
I awakened next morning, cramped and sore, to find, seeping through the little spaces where the corrugated iron did not meet flush with the sand, faint rays of light. Dawn was breaking.
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Vivid new Battle of the Bulge photos offer never-before-seen look at the war-weary soldiers braving the frigid weather as they fight off Nazi Germany's last major offensive of World War II

Vivid new Battle of the Bulge photos offer never-before-seen look at the war-weary soldiers braving the frigid weather as they fight off Nazi Germany's last major offensive of World War II | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
The images show soldiers on both sides of the German attack, which claimed 19,000 American lives. It was the bloodiest battle of the war, who had 108,000 killed, wounded or captured.
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Egypte: cérémonie du souvenir à el-Alamein, bataille décisive de la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Egypte: cérémonie du souvenir à el-Alamein, bataille décisive de la Seconde Guerre mondiale | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
EGYPTE / HISTOIRE - Des dizaines d'anciens combattants et des délégations des pays des deux camps belligérants ont participé samedi 20 octobre 2012 à el-Alamein, en Egypte, à une cérémonie sur le champ de bataille même pour le 70ème anniversaire de...
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Ghosts of history - Then & Now, combined photos

Ghosts of history - Then & Now, combined photos | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
I have combined historical photos with photos showing as the same location is today. I started doing this years ago as a research tool, now I mostly do it because of my passion for history and fascination with the subject.
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Phil Defer - Google+ - If you ever come info flak fire with your B-17 here's a…

Phil Defer - Google+ - If you ever come info flak fire with your B-17 here's a… | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
If you ever come info flak fire with your B-17 here's a video how to deal with that!
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ZU-23 23mm - WalkAround

ZU-23 23mm - WalkAround | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
The ZU-23-2 "Sergey", also known as ZU-23, is a Soviet towed 23 mm anti-aircraft twin-barreled autocannon...
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Rare color video of WWII destroyers

Rare color film of U.S. Navy destroyers and ships in Pacific in WW2.
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Valentine tank - WalkAround - Photographies

Valentine tank - WalkAround - Photographies | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
The Valentine tank was an infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War...
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M4A1 Sherman - WalkAround - Photographies

M4A1 Sherman - WalkAround - Photographies | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
he M4 Sherman, formally Medium Tank, M4, was the primary tank used by the United States during World War II...
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Boeing NB-52A Stratofortress - WalkAround

Boeing NB-52A Stratofortress - WalkAround | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Boeing NB-52A Stratofortress - WalkAround -The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber...
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23rd October 1942: The British Guns open up at El Alamein

23rd October 1942: The British Guns open up at El Alamein | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
At the gun positions final checks had been made.
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B-17 video shows what propellers were all about | Plane Talking

B-17 video shows what propellers were all about | Plane Talking | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
So you think you know what flying used to be like? This video of a B-17 bomber may improve your understanding of what it involved, even on post war airliners.

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Tiger Tank in action - WalkAround

Tiger Tank in action - WalkAround | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Tiger I is the common name of a German heavy tank developed in 1942 and used in World War II...
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Battle of Stalingrad - Google+

Battle of Stalingrad - Google+ | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Battle of Stalingrad - The Germans invaded the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941 - Who:The Germans and the Russians What:The Russians bled out the German army with the scorched earth tequnique  Outcome: Germany failed yo invade Russia and this was...
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- - Germany - Luftwaffe (WW2) Dornier Do.335 Pfeil Aircraft Photo

- - Germany - Luftwaffe (WW2) Dornier Do.335 Pfeil Aircraft Photo | History Around the Net | Scoop.it
Germany - Luftwaffe (WW2) Do.335 Pfeil photo taken by Fred Boureau - The unique Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow) with its unconventional push-pull arrangement was among the fastest piston-engine aircraft ever built.
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