US Air Force

Blue Skies: Horrific Images Captured Last Moments of USAAF Bombers

We’ve compiled a second photographic gallery of heart-wrenching images which capture the last moments before disaster of several United States Army Air Force bombers during World War II. You can find the first article here: Horrific Images Captured Last Moments of USAAF Bombers during WWII. All additional information, photographs of the aircraft and crew members …

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The Death of a Tank - Incredible Footage of World War 2

The Most Incredible Footage from World War 2 Caught on Tape

Argunners Magazine has compiled a list with some of the most incredible footage from World War 2 caught on tape. This list includes rare (color) footage or extraordinary events caught on tape. The list may not be complete, contact us if you know of other footage. These videos were caught by video cameras and were stored, …

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SEAN LUKETINA

Death of Sean Luketina during the Grenada Invasion in 1983

Sergeant Sean Luketina was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division, 82nd Signal Battalion, Alpha Company, Assault CP. He was seriously wounded in Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury, 27 October 1983. SGT Luketina slipped in and out of a coma until  he died 8 months later, 30 June 1984, in the VA hospital in North …

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Chinese WWII Movie with Bruce Willis

Trailer of Chinese WWII Movie “Unbreakable Spirit” (2018) starring Bruce Willis

UPDATE: Movie has been canceled in China and will see a limited release in the US. Unbreakable Spirit is Chinese war movie based on the infamous attacks on Chongqing during WWII, which included a total of 268 air raids from 1938 to 1943. Bruce Willis stars as a USAAC advisor, named Jack Johnson, who trains …

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C-47 Crash Texas

Iconic C-47 “Bluebonnet Belle” Crashes in Burnet, Texas

Iconic C-47 “Bluebonnet Belle” crashed yesterday on July 21, 2018, in Burnet, Texas. 13 people were aboard when the crash occured. Everyone onboard survived, although injuries (one severe and 7 with minor injuries) have been reported. The C-47 was on its way to AirVenture 2018. “At 9:18 AM, BCSO Communications was notified of a plane …

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Nathan G. Slater Interview

WATCH: Interview with WWII Veteran Nathan G. Slater serving in Normandy & Ardennes

Nathan G. Slater was born in December of 1924 to Aaron and Ella Jane Slater. He was the 5th of 10 children (7 boys, 3 girls). His father, Aaron, was a blaster and a water well driller. His mother, Ella, was a  home maker. Nathan and four of his brother (Kenny, Roy, Russell and Aaron) served in …

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Brewster F2A-3 preparing for take-off at MCAS Ewa early 1942

History of Brewster Buffalo F2A-3 BuNo 01542 MF-12

The Brewster Buffalo F2A-3 was an “improved” version of the F2A-2 and 108 were built. The F2A-3s were conceived as a long range reconnaissance fighter with a new wet wing with self-sealing features and a larger 80 gal fuselage fuel tank. The increased fuel capacity and protection also increased the aircraft’s weight by more than …

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