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B25 Wreck at Airplane Graveyard Kwajalein (Credits: Brandi Mueller for Argunners)

Plane Graveyard of World War II in Kwajalein Atoll (2)

Brandi Mueller, a Merchant Mariner licensed by the U.S. Coastguard, captured incredible photos of over 150 Allied WWII aircraft now lying 130 feet under the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands, more specific Kwajalein Atoll, Roi-Namur. Kwajalein Atoll is an incredible diving site but also an restricted military base. In a perfectly executed World War …

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Colorized WWII Photos make Allied Troops come to life

The following featured photographs, colorized by Allan White, Benjamin Thomas, Doug Banks, Jared Enos, Johhny Sirlande, Tom Thounaojam, Olga Shirnina, Paul Reynolds and Royston Leonard, capture in vivid detail the Allied Troops on the battlefields of World War II. Their photos are also featured among the hundreds of colored photos on the WW1 Colourised Photos and WW2 Colourised Photos Editor’s …

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Story of a Liberator Tail Gunner: Joseph W. Jamro

At 93, Joseph Jamro’s gentle demeanor contrasts dramatically with the dangerous battles he survived fighting Germans during World War II. Jamro grew up in Schenectady and joined the Army Air Corps in 1942 after graduating from Mont Pleasant High School. The aerial gunner flew in dozens of combat missions, surveying the skies from the tail turret of …

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Former World War II Pilot reunited with P-47

92-year-old retired Air National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert Hertel was reunited with the P-47 Thunderbolt during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., February 28. After being wheeled out to the flight line, Hertel was greeted by Gen. Hawk Carlisle, Commander of Air Combat Command, Charles Hainline …

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Messerschmitt Me 262

Messerschmitt Me 262 Hit & Shot Down by U.S. Fighter

Seldom color footage from near the end (most likely April 1945) of World War 2, in Europe. U.S. gun camera footage of an American fighter (most likely a P-51 Mustang) firing at a German Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter. Several hits are seen on the wings and then on the tail of the Me 262, which appears …

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Fate of World War 2 B-17 Crew Discovered in by Uwe Benkel

On February 9, 1945, George Emerson was in the tail position (tail gunner) as his B-17 bomber flew toward their target for the day, an oil refinery in Lutzkendorf, Germany. The B-17 soon came under attack from anti-aircraft fire, and another B-17 flying near Emerson’s bomber was hit, causing it to lose control and collide …

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