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Portrait of Leutnant Leopold Münster

Leopold Münster rammed a B-24 Liberator Mid-Air as last Kill

Leopold Münster Leopold Münster was born on 13th December 1920 as son of Leopold Münster in Pohorsch near Odrau, Orbital Neutitschein/ Sudetenland. At the age of 5  he already was a young athlete of the Turnerjugend of the Sudetendeutschen Turnenverband. He visited the Volksschule in Pohorsch and afterwards the Bürgerschule in Odrau. Later on he became Gebietsführer in the Sudetendeutsche Turnerjugend in Kuhländchen. Short after the annexation of …

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Berlin 1945 stunning color footage

Stunning Color Footage of Berlin After WWII

Watch stunning color footage of Berlin just two months after the war, First Motion Picture Unit—the U.S. Army’s film production unit—traveled around Europe to record the damage done by the war. Dubbed “Special Film Project 186,” it was the last project of Owen Crump, a screenwriter experienced in propaganda and war movies. Thanks to Kodachrome …

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US military to exhume Pearl Harbor attack remains to identify troops

The US military plans to exhume the remains of 388 Americans killed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in an unprecedented attempt to identify troops using DNA testing. The effort will focus on sailors and marines from the USS Oklahoma who could never be identified, more than seven decades since the surprise attack …

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Fly amongst the legends in a Lancaster, P-51 or P-40 for $3,000

Experience a flight in a classic Second World War fighter, in formation with other historic combat aircraft, including the Avro Lancaster or simply said fly amongst the legends. Warbirds fans will have the time of their life thanks to the opportunities of Vintage Wings of Canada and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.  Ever wanted to be …

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Six Unknown British WWI Soldiers to be reburied near Ieper

100 years after they were killed in action in October 1914 during World War One, six British soldiers will be re-interred in the Prowse Point Military Cemetery near Ieper in Belgium. Sadly, It has not been possible to identify any of those being re-interred, although two served with The King’s Own Lancaster Regiment and two …

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