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Review: Curtiss Design 75 Hawk P-36 and International Derivatives

Review by: Martin Koenigsberg Just finished my 43rd Book Review of the Year!! Summary: A very complete look at the Curtiss P-36, one of the seminal American Aircraft of the WWII Era. Served in many Air Forces and brought many new features to the Pre War Aircraft Industry. Each airframe is traced and discussed. This …

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Military War Films

Trailer of Upcoming WWII Movie “Greyhound” has been released The trailer of the upcoming World War 2 movie “Greyhound”… Read More ARGunners MagazineMarch 5, 2020 Upcoming War Movies and Series in 2021 Don’t miss out on new war movie and serie releases!… Read More ARGunners MagazineJanuary 19, 2020 MOVIE REVIEW: “Midway” (2019) directed by Ronald …

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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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War Movie Midway, 2019

MOVIE REVIEW: “Midway” (2019) directed by Ronald Emmerich

Last night, film critic and aviation enthusiast Nathan Cragun, finally got to see the war movie Midway which was released a day earlier on November 8, 2019! I was super hyped about it and many people contacted me asking for a completely honest review, so here goes. The Good: Uniform and equipment accuracy was absolutely …

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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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More than 200 “extras” in period dress on location on Fords Island during the filming of “Midway” in September 2018. (U.S. Navy/Dave Werner)

Upcoming War Movie Midway takes war in the Pacific seriously

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – This Veterans Day, moviegoers everywhere can witness the most pivotal Pacific battle in World War II: “Midway.” The production reminds viewers just how precariously America’s future teetered in the early 1940s, and what cost, sacrifice and luck was required to achieve a free and open Indo-Pacific. Director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, The …

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RV Petrel discovers the IJN Flagship AKAGI and Aircraft Carrier KAGA

The Japanese aircraft carrier IJN Kaga, part of the six-fleet carrier that launched planes that attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, has been discovered by RV Petrel on October 18th and just a few hours ago RV Petrel announced the discovery of the Japanese Flagship Akagi. The Akagi was found circa 18 nm from the Kaga. …

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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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