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Shipwreck of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) in Bikini Atoll

The USS Saratoga (CV-3), commissioned in 1927, was an Lexington-class American Aircraft carrier measuring 268 meters (880 ft.) in length and weighting 39,000 tons. Originally she was designed as a battlecruiser, but was later converted into one of the Navy’s first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. During her World …

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How Dive-Bomber Aircraft Won the War in the Pacific

When Japanese aircraft swooped over Pearl Harbor, dive-bombers were among the primary planes that devastated the harbor. These were planes that could dive toward and take out land and naval targets at lower altitudes than more standard aircraft. At a time when the accuracy of aircraft bombs was somewhat short of the 100% mark, they …

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Japanese ambassador to PNG Hiroharu Iwasaki at the Yamamoto crash site

Yamamoto’s WWII Crash site opened to tourists in Bougainville

The World War II crash site of a military plane carrying Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who was the commander-in-chief during the decisive early years of the Pacific War and was responsible for major battles such as Pearl Harbor and Midway, has been opened to visitors in Bougainville for the first time in more than five …

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Book Sneak Peak- A Special Kind of Hero

A new concept approach from ARGunners present you with a teaser of one of our favorite books and author, Nick Jacobellis’s – A Special Kind of Hero BASED ON THE SCREENPLAY WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR- Nick Jacobellis ContentsIntroduction ViForeward XiSome Additional Historical BackgroundInformation Xv1 The War Comes Home ToEast Hampton N.y. 12 Like Shooting Fish …

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