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USS PENNSYLVANIA and battleship of COLORADO class followed by three cruisers move in line into Lingayen Gulf.

WWII Vet recalls manning AA-Gun on USS Pennsylvania in Pearl Harbor

World War II Veteran Russel Winsett (March 4, 1920 – February 22, 2015) recalls manning an anti-aircraft gun on the USS Pennsylvania on December 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor as the Japanese aircraft attacked. So you heard the signal for general quarters, you get to your machine gun, had you seen planes in the sky? Did …

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US military to exhume Pearl Harbor attack remains to identify troops

The US military plans to exhume the remains of 388 Americans killed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in an unprecedented attempt to identify troops using DNA testing. The effort will focus on sailors and marines from the USS Oklahoma who could never be identified, more than seven decades since the surprise attack …

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TWO NEW CASEMATE BOOKS VIVIDLY PRESENT THEIR EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNTS

Being there . . . . side by side with the unfortunates who for 71 days had to endure fear, panic,defeat, surrender, and capture by General Tomoyuki Yamashita’s elite ground forces. Then, astheir echoes of “BANZI FOR VICTORY” faded over the next three years, join the dwindlingsurvivors in the Sumatra and Singapore concentration camps sing, …

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Resurrection

Being there . . . . to observe the United States, bounce back after the shocking, unexpectedJapanese attack on our Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor a few minutes before 8:00am on December7 th of 1941. While the enemy hoped, and some believed, the surprise single-smash would sinkAmerica’s resolve not only to retaliate, but also rule …

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Classic Battles: The Marshall Islands 1944 Book Review

Classic Battles: The Marshall Islands 1944 Book Review

Review by Martin Koenigsberg After the high casualty count taking Tarawa in November 1943, The American Military felt the need to make changes to their Island Hopping MO. Their assaults on the Marshalls in 1944 would reflect those enhancements, with longer Air and Artillery preparation barrages, more observed fire, better pre-assault reconnaissance, more flamethrowers, more …

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A Pacifist At Iwo Jima, Unsung Heroes Of The Dachau Trials, And Hitler's Stormtroopers Book Reviews

A Pacifist At Iwo Jima, Unsung Heroes Of The Dachau Trials, And Hitler’s Stormtroopers Book Reviews

Being there . . . . at the front door awaiting summer’s initial arrivals of riveting reading, knowing full well as a prescient collector it will be McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers that will deliver . . . A MAGNIFIC POTPOURRI OF PUNGENTLITERARY GEMS CULLED FROMSUBJECTS IGNORED, NEGLECTED, FORGOTTEN,OR UNKOWN BY AMERICA’S BEST PUBLISHERS The …

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Naval Institute Press- Latest releases Part 2

Being there . . . . to observe and hear the personal accounts of captured Japanese soldiers, sailors, airmen and their officers who fought and killed American, British, and Dutch servicemen and civilians without remorse for the Emperor of Japan . . . . . CANDIDLY, PROVOCATIVELY, JAPANESE FIGHTINGMEN OF WWII TELL THEIR OFTEN SHOCKING …

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