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SEAN LUKETINA

Death of Sean Luketina during the Grenada Invasion in 1983

Sergeant Sean Luketina was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division, 82nd Signal Battalion, Alpha Company, Assault CP. He was seriously wounded in Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury, 27 October 1983. SGT Luketina slipped in and out of a coma until  he died 8 months later, 30 June 1984, in the VA hospital in North …

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M-10 Tank Destroyer passing through an unknown German Town in 1945, you can see the town's church damaged by shell blasts.

Amazing WWII Photographs you’ve never seen before

Argunners will be publishing a series of amazing WWII photographs recently uncovered from the archives of General Charles Day Palmer, who was a four-star General. Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the U.S. Signal Corps not fit for publication, Brig. Gen. was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of …

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Roza Shanina

The Story of Roza Shanina (Female Red Army Sniper)

Roza Shanina was only 14 when she ran away from home and only 20 when she became a sniper in the Red Army, determined to face the German invaders that stormed the USSR in World War II. Despite her young age, the army’s lukewarm disposition towards women-soldiers, and the trials of combat, Roza Shanina was celebrated …

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