The M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine   Formally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1, is a lightweight, easy to use 30 calibers (7.62 mm) semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War and well...

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Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics

Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics -The History of Naples Municipal Airport Nancy  F, McEntee, Ph.D. Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics Today, the Naples Municipal Airport is a fine-tuned machine.  The parts of General and Corporate Aviation, Air Traffic...

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Your In God’s Hands Now

Your in God’s hands now  The 21-year  old American B-17 pilot glanced out his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a  mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,”...

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Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas Peter Thomas  Peter Thomas born June 28, 1924 – April 30, 2016, was an American announcer-narrator of television programs, including shows such as Nova and more recently Forensic Files and Mystery Detectives. He had been a...

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Armed Services Editions

Armed Services Editions Armed Services Editions (ASEs) are small, compact, paperback books. Printed by the Council on Books in Wartime for distribution within the American military during World War II. The program was in effect from 1943 to...

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Battle for Brest

The Battle for Brest was fought on the Western Front during World War II. The 1st part of the Allied plan for the invasion of mainland Europe called for the capture of port facilities. The main port the Allied forces hoped to seize was Brest, in...

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D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse

The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse. Stephen P. Pedone has quite a family history -a military history. We started with the story about his Grandfather Antonio Guillermo Pedone, with his colorful history in WWI. This...

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