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Flight Out of Hell

By Steven D. Smith   Within the predawn darkness of Dobodura, New Guinea, 2nd Lt. William J. Smith of the U.S. Military Air Corps was roughly woke up by a...

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The Story of Joe’s Jokers

Led by Medal of Honor recipient Joe Foss, VMF-115 compiled an impressive fight document. By Allyn Vannoy “As a returning flight of Marine SBDs, dive bombers...

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Marine Stand on Guadalcanal

Through the Battle of the Tenaru, U.S. Marines annihilated a detachment of elite Japanese troops. By David Alan Johnson At about 2:30 on the morning of August...

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The Stunning Combat Record of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

The pilots of the Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber modified the course of World Conflict II within the Pacific. By Martin Okay.A. Morgan On August 7, 1942...

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NA-16 Wirraway: From Trainer to Fighter

The Australian Wirraway was pressured into a task for which it was not meant throughout World Struggle II. By Glenn Barnett By the mid-1930s many individuals...