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Burma's buried Spitfires: the inside story of one man's obsession - Telegraph

Burma's buried Spitfires: the inside story of one man's obsession - Telegraph | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
David Cundall has lost a fortune, been held at gunpoint and called a crackpot – all thanks to his all-consuming belief that dozens of WW2 planes lie buried under the Burmese jungle.
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Stunning Color WWII Photos Give Rare Glimpse Into Nazi-Occupied Poland - Huffington Post

Stunning Color WWII Photos Give Rare Glimpse Into Nazi-Occupied Poland - Huffington Post | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
Stunning Color WWII Photos Give Rare Glimpse Into Nazi-Occupied Poland Huffington Post Until the German invasion in 1939, the Polish capital of Warsaw was a vibrant center of Jewish life, home to some 350,000 Jews and the second-largest Jewish...

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Ludham Airfield 02

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The abandoned and derelict buildings at the old WW2 RAF airfield at Ludham.


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Men Who Killed the Luftwaffe: The U.S. Army Air Forces Against Germany in World War II

Men Who Killed the Luftwaffe: The U.S. Army Air Forces Against Germany in World War II | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it

Winner of the San Diego Book Award for Military & PoliticsDramatic story of World War II in the air How the U.S.


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WWII pilot flew in treacherous conditions

WWII pilot flew in treacherous conditions | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
William Edelen was determined to take control of his destiny before the military imposed its will on him.
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Life of famed WWII pilot to be honored in Greenville

Life of famed WWII pilot to be honored in Greenville | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
A decorated Army pilot from Greenville — a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen of World War II — gets a hometown memorial next week.
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WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years; Pt. 2 | ksl.com

WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years; Pt. 2 | ksl.com | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
A Utah family joins forces with a team of German aviation experts to
locate the crash site of WWII ace Grant Turley. This is Part Two of their
story as they seek to find the truth about Turley's death.
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WW II planes with local connection arrive - Steubenville, Wintersville, Toronto, Mingo, Weirton, Jefferson County | News, Sports, Jobs, HeraldStarOnline.com

WW II planes with local connection arrive - Steubenville, Wintersville, Toronto, Mingo, Weirton, Jefferson County | News, Sports, Jobs, HeraldStarOnline.com | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
WHEELING — An image out of America’s past came to rest at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport on Monday.
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A look back to July 20, 1944--The Fate of "Heavenly Body"

A look back to July 20, 1944--The Fate of "Heavenly Body" | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it

Well before dawn broke in Bassingbourn, England on the morning of July 20, 1944 the air crews of the 322nd, 323rd, 324th and the 401st squadrons knew they would be flying their B-17 flying fortresses into enemy territory once again.


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Former POW recounts WWII experience

Former POW recounts WWII experience | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
BURLEY, Idaho — At nearly 92 years of age, Jesse Moses has been a husband, father, teacher, and bombardier in the U.S. Army's 15th Air Force. He was also a prisoner of war for more than a year during World War II.

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B17 missions

Two incredible WWII stories on bombing missions in Europe.

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The ghost rises: Ambitious plan to salvage WW2 Lightning fighter from sea off Welsh coast

The ghost rises: Ambitious plan to salvage WW2 Lightning fighter from sea off Welsh coast | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
Known as the Maid of Harlech, a Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft was discovered in July 2007 after 65 years hidden under the sands.
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Spitfire nursed back to life after 11 year restoration - Telegraph

Spitfire nursed back to life after 11 year restoration - Telegraph | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
An expert team of technicians from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight restored the rare 'low back' MkXVI Spitfire to flying order at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.
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Rare German World War Two Enigma machine which scrambled the code ... - Daily Mail

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Daily Mail Rare German World War Two Enigma machine which scrambled the code ... Daily Mail ...


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Rare German aircraft on display at Cosford - shropshirestar.com

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Rare German aircraft on display at Cosford
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In the dark days of the Second World War the German Luftwaffe sent wave after wave of Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighters up against the RAF. Fokker aircraft at the RAF Museum Cosford.

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WW2: US Senators Inspect 8th Air Force, England And Scotland (Aug. 02, 1943)

National Archives Identifier: 19059 Local Identifier: 111-ADC-5260 This item was produced or created: 08/02/1943 (WW2: US Senators Inspect 8th Air Force, England And Scotland (Aug.


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Color Photos of Women Working During WWII

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Pictures of females playing a critical role in America's victory at home and abroad. (Amazing! Color photos of women working during WWII.


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Retired pilot recalls WWII service - The Monitor | The latest news from the Cedar Creek Lake area

Retired pilot recalls WWII service - The Monitor | The latest news from the Cedar Creek Lake area | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
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WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years | ksl.com

WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years | ksl.com | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
A Utah family joins forces with a team of German aviation experts to
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WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years; Pt. 3 | ksl.com

WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years; Pt. 3 | ksl.com | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
A Utah family joins forces with a team of German aviation experts to
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Three of their story as they seek to find the truth about Turley's death.
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WWII Ohio airman takes 1 more trip on B-17

Joseph Dreher soared on the wings of World War II memories Thursday, driven by the roar of vintage B-17 bomber engines.
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Womans Name on Turret Leads to Identification of B-17 Debris in ...

Womans Name on Turret Leads to Identification of B-17 Debris in ... | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
In Viterbo, Italy a long-standing mystery has been solved. A wrecked B-17 bomber that disintegrated upon striking the surface of Lake Bolsena during WWII has been identified after much sleuthing on the part of investigators.

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WW2 archive launches online - Country Life

WW2 archive launches online - Country Life | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
WW2 archive launches online
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WW2 archive launches online. An interactive archive has launched online to encourage veterans and older generations to share memories of World War II.

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Spitfire base home to 24 RAF squadrons during WWII goes on the market for £1.5million after phone magnate decides to sell up

Spitfire base home to 24 RAF squadrons during WWII goes on the market for £1.5million after phone magnate decides to sell up | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
Perranporth in West Cornwall is thought to be one of the best preserved wartime airfields in the country and was put up for sale by John George who used to run Jag Communications.
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Aviation group seeks to restore WWII-era US fighter found off Wales

Aviation group seeks to restore WWII-era US fighter found off Wales | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
The wreck of a World War II-era US fighter plane lies off Wales, where it had remained hidden in the sand for 60 years after crashing.Now the British International Group for Historic Aircraft...
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Through Airmen's Eyes: 65 years later, WW II veteran returns to England

Through Airmen's Eyes: 65 years later, WW II veteran returns to England | WWII Aviation | Scoop.it
(This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series on AF.mil.
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