World War II

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The Battle of the Bulge: Germany’s Last Throw of the Dice

In 1944, the Allies firmly turned the tide of World War II with a series of sweeping triumphs in Western Europe during Operation Overlord. The victorious D-Day beach landings in northern France paved the way for the liberation of Paris, which had been under Nazi occupation since 1940. Thereafter, the Germans were in retreat as …

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Amazing story about an American top turret gunner on a B-17 bomber

Millions of Americans served in the armed forces during World War II. They have been called the Greatest Generation. The following is the story of one such man from that generation and his B-17 crewmates. Jack Flynn’s wartime story started like any other Sunday for a seventeen-year-old in December of 1941. However, this Sunday was …

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USS Sable (IX-81) underway on the Great Lakes, June 1945.

The Aircraft Carrier Legacy of Lake Michigan

America’s entry into World War II dramatically increased the ranks of naval aviators, correspondingly expanding the requirement for instruction in operating from an aircraft carrier. Carrier qualification previously took place on board frontline ships, but with the threat of German and Japanese submarines in both the Atlantic and Pacific, the Navy looked to Lake Michigan …

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Operation Overlord: Low Altitude Beach Photographs (PART 2)

After publicizing Part 1 of Operation Overlord: Low Altitude Beach Photographs taken by a P-38, here’s the second part with more aerial beach photographs. All help and information that may lead to a more specific unit, identification of personnel, aircraft and location(s) is most appreciated. The photographs are numbered to make referencing easier. I’ve split …

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Operation Overlord: Low Altitude Beach Photographs taken by a P-38

As while ago, we’ve encountered excellent low altitude aerial beach photographs taken by a P-38 “Lightning” pilot during his World War II service. Although trying to contact the author, TripleCrowner on Reddit, we’ve failed to get in touch to gain more information on his grandfather. However, we still wanted to show off these stunning aerial …

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Video footage of the Red Army fighting in Vienna, 1945

We’ve added a new video containing authentic footage from World War 2 on our new channel “Argunners Archive” (which will feature solely authentic content, so feel free to subscrive). This new video features footage from the Soviet Red Army rushing into the city of Vienna (Wien) during the Second World War in 1945. Depicting combat …

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The First Battle of Midway on December 7, 1941

If you’ve studied World War II at all then you’ve heard about the famous Battle of Midway, one of the turning points of the war in the Pacific. Barely six months after Pearl Harbor, following a nearly uninterrupted string of Japanese victories, the US Navy sank four Japanese Aircraft Carriers and a heavy cruiser for …

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The Tiger Tank of Snegiri Military History Museum in Russia

I think that already everyone has seen this tank or its replica’s in movies about World War II. It’s probably the most famous example of the German technology of those years. Despite all the fame of “Tigers”, a very little number of them survived till nowadays. In total, seven tanks of this type, including two …

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World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

WATCH: Compilation of World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

Watch our top video compilation of World War 2 aircraft fly overs. Be sure to turn op the volume to hear the beautiful engine sounds of various World War 2 aircraft. Enjoy the roaring skies filled with Spitfires, B-17 Flying Fortresses, P-51 Mustangs, C-47’s, T-6 Texans, XP-82 Twin Mustang Prototype and more… If you have …

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