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Russia in RSA 🇷🇺 Oct 16
Today marks 101 years since birth of the legendary Soviet hero Yakov Pavlov, who organised the defence of the Pavlov's House during the Battle of Stalingrad. His platoon seized the building and defended it against continual attacks of the advancing Nazis for 2 months 🦸‍♂️
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Nick Sambaluk 2m
The last hurrah of the Thompson
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POV on PBS 6h
profiles former "comfort women" forced into sex slavery during . Facing fading health, they grapple with the impact of their wartime experiences and the legacy they leave behind. Monday, Oct. 22 at 10 PM (check listings) on PBS.
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U.S. Naval History 3h
Featured in the “Washington County in 100 Objects” series, the WAVE uniform worn by a Betty Maguire tells the story of more than 8,000 female officers and about 75,000 enlisted WAVES who served their country. Find out more from here:
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Son of Sandor 22h
Replying to @Son_of_Sandor
Oct 20, 1943 NYT "60 Planes, 3 Ships Ripped At Rabaul; A New Attack by MacArthur's Fliers Sink 2 Warships" The attackers knocked down 24 out of 60 Zeros that attacked them. Flying across seas so cloud-banked and stormy that the fighter escort could not accompany them.
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BK Tiberius 13h
Replying to @Servicewomen
Japanese war crimes against humanity are far worse than what Germany did during the . They have not pay for the crime and now they are expanding their military power. is !!!!
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Ashby Aero 12h
We have a huge 6 foot diameter WWII searchlight with concave mirror just waiting for the right customer...this photo isn’t ours...but it’s the same type
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BeyondBandofBrothers 3m
Raye Montague, the Navy’s ‘Hidden Figure’ Ship Designer, Dies at 83
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David A. Smith 5h
This photo of a C-47 during , silhouetted against the Rock of Gibraltar by searchlights on & around the rock itself, is one of the coolest pictures I’ve seen in a long time.
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Netherlands Embassy 🇺🇸 5h
“We will never forget,” say Dutch people about their liberators. We write the words on ribbons that wrap around wreaths. We live them while caring for the graves of fallen US soldiers. And the Margraten Men’s Choir express them when they sing:
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Erin_Miller Oct 19
Replying to @WhatsHerNamePC @TXSBOE
These are some of my grandma's friends and fellow pilots who are still with us.
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World War II History 4h
A pro-Nazi propaganda poster from the Italian Social Republic, 1944. "Germany Really Is Your Friend"
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World War II History 4h
The USS New York (BB-34) pitching into heavy seas while en route from Casablanca on convoy escort duty in March, 1943.
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— Oct 20
Call of Duty is too easy now everyone is on black ops...
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History Pictory 5h
A Japanese boy standing at attention after having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, 1945
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Second World War Oct 16
In this 1941 painting, a Matilda tank is being lowered onto the deck of a merchant ship. Merchant seamen stand watching while a soldier stands on the tank. On the deck is another Matilda with a British Army officer in a red cap and a British soldier standing to the right.
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World War II History 2h
WC-54 ambulances at RAF Kimbolton, England, waiting as returning B-17 Fortress bombers of the 379th Bomb Group fly overhead, May 13, 1944.
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Sarah Sundin 6h
Today in History—Oct. 21, 1943: Former British First Sea Lord Adm. Sir Alfred “Dudley” Pound dies, age 66; Adm. Andrew Cunningham appointed First Sea Lord. [Photo: Adm. Sir Dudley Pound on Queen Mary en route to Québec Conference, 1943]
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World War II History 3h
This Day in : On October 21, 1944, the Battle of Aachen ends with a German surrender after 20 days of urban fighting for the city. Aachen would be the first city on German soil to be captured by the Allies.
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