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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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First IJN Battleship to be sunk during World War 2 has been found

Battleship Hiei, the first Imperial Japanese Navy battleship to be sunk during World War 2, has been discovered by R/V Petrel. The wreck was discovered early February by R/V Petrel, which is the research vessel owned by the estate of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It’s the first discovery made by RV Petrel in 2019. In 2018, they managed to locate …

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Das Boot (2018) (Courtesy: Sky Germany / NM Konietzny)

New information and images of TV-Series “Das Boot” (2018)

NEW: An in-depth look at Das Boot (2018) with many new images! Previously, two images were released of upcoming TV-series “Das Boot” (2018) which will be a sequel on one of the most legendary war movies made “Das Boot” (1981) by Wolfgang Petersen. The TV-series is set 9 months after the original movie and include two storylines. …

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USS Missouri - Largest Lego Battleship

USS Missouri – The World’s Largest LEGO WWII Battleship

In the video you’ll see how Joshua Hanlon, of BrickPodcast.com, is talking with Daniel ‘Dan’ Siskind, who is the owner of the Minneapolis-based Brickmania, on his LEGO WWII Battleship “USS Missouri”, which is believed to be the world’s largest LEGO Battleship. It will take Siskind more than 1,000,000 million bricks to complete the project and more than a half year. …

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