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Nakajima B5N2 “Kate” Type 97-3 Carrier Attack Aircraft

Torpedo and Level Bomber “Japanese carriers embarked two kinds of bombers. First, they had dive bombers, which they designated kanjo bakugekki-ki (carrier bombers.) Diving steeply, they dropped their bombs...
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The Art of War

The history of World War II is written not just in words, but also in images. That includes artwork that was painted in the far-flung outposts of the war,...
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Repair In the Air

It’s a photograph of a day like any other in Hawaii, a half-century ago. A wood and wire Army bomber rumbles through the azure sky, criss-crossing the pellucid air...
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