Category - New Guinea

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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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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 Yorktown Diary of Ed Reynolds

A son finds his late father’s diary that particulars warfare at sea aboard a legendary plane service. By Pat Reynolds Suppose you discovered a magic door that...

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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...