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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 defective Mark 14 torpedo

From duds to lethal, the Mark 14 torpedo was troublesome at first for American submariners. By Mark Carlson Lieutenant Dan Daspit, captain of the U.S...