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    "Private Heath Matthews (aged 20) of ‘C’ Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, awaits medical aid after a night patrol near Hill 166. Note the three No. 36 M Mk. I hand grenades on his belt and the late model US M1 carbine with bayonet lug. Korean War, 1952 [1600×1286]"
     
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    "PT boats go into action in support of U.S. forces participating in the landings on Mindanao Island in the Philippines; March 1945. PT boats, which were designed to intercept ships of larger classes, were armed with torpedoes, cannons, rocket launchers, and dual .50-caliber machine guns."
     
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    "A soldier with a pack Reindeer, on slippery ice, near the tiny village of Nautsi, in northern Lapland, Finland, on October 26, 1941. [1600x1031]"
     
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    "[3500 x 2500] IJN Yamato, KMS Admiral Graf Spee and KMS Bismarck."
     
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    "A B-17G Flying Fortress of the 96th Bombardment Squadron flying from Italy at the moment of bomb release, 1944."
     
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    "USS Wyoming after replacement of her 12 inch gun turrets with 5/38 twin gun mounts becoming an experimental gunnery ship designated AG-17. 1945. Colorization credit in pic. (1017x800)"
     
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    "Troops of 11th (East Africa) Division on the road to Kalewa, Burma, during the Chindwin River crossing, December 1944-January 1945."
     
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    "Cpl J Patterson records the 203rd sortie on a Mosquito B Mark IX, LR503 'GB-F', of 'C' Flight, No. 105 Squadron RAF at Bourn, Cambridgeshire. Observed by Flt Lt T P Lawrenson (pilot, far left) and Flt Lieutenant D W Allen RNZAF (navigator, right). The aircraft went on to complete 213 sorties."
     
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    Char B1 bis.
     
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    "(2048 x 1536) Pre-dreadnought SMS Hannover (Deutschland class) in the Kiel Canal."
     
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    "[1800x1122] Stern view of the Italian ironclad Lepanto, dressed overall at Genoa, 28 August 1906."
     
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    "[2947 x 1998]USS New Jersey (BB-62) passing beneath the Bay Bridge with the San Francisco in the background. The New Jersey is participating in the Peace in the Pacific celebration, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the war with Japan, 8/14/1985."
     
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    "Three very sharp looking RAF Canberra's, 1958 [1419 x 887]."
     
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    "German soldiers posing in an abandoned French half-track Citreon-Kegresse P16, Battle of France, 1940."
     
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    "“Close to the End” - A column of American M4A3 Shermans, 10th US Armoured Division, pass through the picturesque Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany, April 1945."
     
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    "[2216X1286] October 1922, East of Virginia Beach, VA, USA. NAF PN-9 flying boat performs a successful torpedo attack on the battleship USS Arkansas (BB-33) during Atlantic Fleet drills."
     
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    "Canadian prisoners of war at Shamshuipo Camp, Hong Kong circa 1942-43. Almost 2,000 Canadian troops were sent to the then-British colony in a last-minute futile attempt to deter an expected Japanese invasion; the survivors of the attack became POW’s. First in Hong Kong and later shipped to Japan."
     
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    464th BG B-24 "Mickey Ship" trailing a pilot's glory below it.
     
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    "Restored P-38L-5-LO “44-53186” The Collings Foundation have decided to restore the P-38 to “Pudgy V,” in honor of Major Thomas McGuire Jr. McGuire was the second highest-scoring ace in World War II with 38 “kills” fighting against the Japanese in the Pacific Theater."
     
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    "Restored P-38L-5-LO “44-53186” The Collings Foundation have decided to restore the P-38 to “Pudgy V,” in honor of Major Thomas McGuire Jr. McGuire was the second highest-scoring ace in World War II with 38 “kills” fighting against the Japanese in the Pacific Theater."
     

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