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Compilation of Incredible Videos from Unearthed German WWII Tanks

Below you will find a compilation of hand picked incredible videos from German World War II tanks which were unearthed in various countries of the formerly known Soviet Union, Poland and one in Germany. Many of these tanks are almost in perfect condition and some of them even started without too much of a problem …

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Compilation of Incredible Videos from Unearthed Russian WWII Tanks

Below you will find a compilation of hand picked incredible videos from Russian World War II tanks which were unearthed in various countries of the formerly known Soviet Union and Poland. Many of these tanks are almost in perfect condition and some of them even started without too much of a problem after cleaning them …

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Dale Marsh's painting of Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean depicting him strapped to a gun on HMAS Armidale.

The Extraordinary Valor of Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean

Edward “Teddy” Sheean held the rank of ordinary seaman on December 1, 1942 when his ship came under Japanese fire. There was, however, nothing ordinary about the youth who, after being struck by bullets in the back and chest, strapped himself to a 20 mm cannon so that he could keep firing at the enemy …

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The Story Behind a Dramatic Photo and Raymond J. Bowman

Leipzig, 18 April 1945, Private First Class Raymond J. Bowman of “D” Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment and his fellow comrade, Lehmann Riggs, set up their 30 caliber Browning machine gun on an open balcony in order to provide cover for the American troops of the 2nd US Infantry Division, who were advancing over a bridge. …

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Matthew Ridgway and Bill Moorman – Jump Buddies during World War II

Bill Moorman was a close associate and confidant of Matthew Ridgway throughout WWII and the rest of their careers. Ridgway and Moorman attended the USMA together. Moorman was the Division Signal Officer at the start of World War II and was later promoted to the Division G-4 on D-Day, 7 June 1944, when the original …

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Operation Market Garden brought in Stunning Colorized Images

Operation Market Garden brought in stunning colorized images. Operation Market Garden, which began on September 17 and ended on September 25, was an unsuccessful Allied military operation sustaining between 15,000-17,000 casualties. The battles were mainly fought in the Netherlands in corridor Eindhoven – Nijmegen – Arnhem in World War 2. It was the largest airborne …

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World’s Only Flying XP-82 Twin Mustang made its First Operational Flight!

Tom Reilly and the team of B-25 Group achieved a milestone yesterday, January 28. The second prototype ever created of the Twin Mustang (44-83887) made its first operational flight since 1950, when it was damaged after ram jet tests. A first post-restoration flight occurred on December 31, 2018. The first prototype was salvaged at Langley AFB, Virginia …

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Color Footage B17 Memphis Belle

Color Footage of B-17’s during Air Raid and Combat with German fighters

Incredible color footage from the 1944 documentary, Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, during an air raid and combat over Germany. You’ll be able to see a B-17 going down out of control after being hit. Followed by footage of some B-17’s that were severely damaged by Flak but still were able to …

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Death of a Tank - Okinawa

The Death of a Sherman Tank and her crew on Okinawa, 1945

This sad footage shows an USMC M4A3 Sherman Tank of the 6th Tank Battalion burning after hitting a heavy Japanese IED – typically an aircraft bomb or artillery shell in conjunction with an anti-tank mine – on Okinawa, Japan in 1945. Nearby soldiers who got wounded by the explosion are carried away from the battlefield. …

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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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