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Audie Murphy: The Army’s Favorite Actor & Hollywood’s Favorite Soldier

Audie Murphy was born a sharecropper, became the most decorated combat soldier of World War II, and went on to become a Hollywood star.  Born June 20th, 1925 to Emmett Berry Murphy and Josie Belle Killian Murphy, no one could have predicted what this young boy’s life had in store for him. Untimely deaths, heroic …

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New Upcoming WW2 Movies in 2017

Don’t miss out! Argunners Magazine keeps you updated on new upcoming (top) Movie, TV-serie and Documentary releases, so that you don’t miss out anything. In this list are the upcoming World War II Movie, Documentary and TV-series releases (and upcoming) for the Year 2017. Dunkirk “Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped …

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Unlikely Allies: Cooperation between the American Mafia & the U.S. Military during WWII

On December 7th, 1941, after years of tenuous relations with the Japanese Empire, the United States found itself under siege.  Pearl Harbor, the home of the United States Navy’s Pacific Fleet, had been virtually annihilated.  The United States at once was at war with a foe that possessed a marked naval advantage.  While the United …

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Naval Careers of America’s Six Sailor Presidents

From 1961 to 1993 the Navy could boasted veterans in the nation’s highest office, with the exception of Army veteran Ronald Reagan’s 8-year term of 1981-89. John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, James E. “Jimmy” Carter and George H.W. Bush all previously served their nation wearing Navy blue. Interestingly …

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The upcoming USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Movie

UPDATE 6 MAY 2016: The first official trailer of USS Indianapolis – Men of Courage has been released.  USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage is an upcoming war movie which is directed by Mario Van Peebles and written by Cam Cannon and Richard Rionda Del Castro. Star actor is Nicolas Cage who will play Captain Charles Butler …

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Battle for Maritime Communications during World War II

In 1938, Germany had only 3 “pocket” battleships, 6 light cruisers, 7 destroyers, 12 torpedo boats, and 36 submarines—many of which were unfit for ocean service[1]. The British Home Fleet alone had: 15 battleships, 62 cruisers, 7 aircraft carriers, 178 destroyers, and 56 submarines[2]. As the war drew closer, German naval planners were convened by …

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