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Esperanca 2017

WWII SHORT FILM: Esperanca (2017) – Brazilian Expeditionary Force in World War 2

World War II Short film, “Esperanca”, tells the story of an often overlooked subject. The Brazilian Expeditionary Force during World War 2. After being separated from his unit during the battle for Montese, a Brazilian soldier fights a battle with himself to continue on. He must see if he has the hope and will to …

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HMS P311 in Scotland, 1942. (Credits: IWM)

Lost British Submarine HMS P311 has been found

The long-lost British Submarine HMS P311 that fought during World War II has been found. It is thought that it still contains the remains of all 71 servicemen that were inside when the submarine went missing. P311 has been found by divers off the coast of Sardinia. The wreckage was discovered by Genoa-based wreck-hunter, Massimo Domenico Bordone on …

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Making war necessary destruction.

Liberation & War Destruction in unseen photographs

Argunners Magazine published 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 places etc.). …

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World War II Wreck of the “Hawk of Kastellorizo”

The experienced technical scuba diver Asım Karsçakar from Turkey made some very interesting underwater photographs of an Italian World War II bomber SM-79 “Sparviero” (“Hawk”). “I dived this aircraft back in 1990 to 1992 and had the opportunity to take some photos and contact the Italian authorities regarding the identity of the aircraft”, Karsçakar said. The …

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Sicilian Campaign

World War II Sicilian Campaign Online Interactive Released

During the Sicilian Campaign of World War II, Allied forces conquered the island, which dominates the Mediterranean Sea, in a matter of weeks. This secured vital shipping lanes, provided bases, and set the stage for the invasion of mainland Italy. To further tell this story, the American Battle Monuments Commission has released the Sicilian Campaign …

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