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What was the plan for an abort of the Enola Gay's mission to drop the atomic bomb?

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Why did the US Navy and Marine Corps use satanic symbolism in WW2?

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How do I locate information on a B-17 shot down over Poland?

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Can anyone identify the military branch and rank of the man in the front row? This is from Germany @1932

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Were there concrete plans, 40-41, for Japan to attack Singapore/Indonesia, while avoiding a fight with the US?

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Did a submarine ever torpedo and sink a destroyer?

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Why did Roosevelt and Churchill use voice-based telecommunication, instead of simpler text-based options which were easier to encrypt?

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Hand signal for suppressing enemy position in World War 2

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Why were medium bombers so low in numbers in Allied air forces?

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Did military operation names ever have any meaning?

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Did any of the Flying Tigers lead a US Navy squadron?

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What was the postage from Japan to US in 1945?

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Were fighters used as a carrier group defense tactic?

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Need help identifying the military service and rank

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Where can I find Japanese oil production figures through WWII?

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In WWII, how were all pilots/soldiers able to identify enemy vehicles?

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What is this 19th century British army uniform?

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Where did a ship's navigator usually work?

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At Pearl Harbor was a Japanese Third Wave of attack in the original plan or was Nagumo expected to improvise?

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What can these photos say about my father's service for the British in WWII?

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What were the Japanese defenses for an allied invasion of Kyushu?

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What was the average age of tank crews, in particular commanders, in WW2?

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Did the USSR attempt to broker peace negotiations between Japan and USA?

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Can you identify this military uniform?

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How dangerous was it to be a coast watcher during the Pacific War?

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What is CINCFAIRMED?

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Which arresting wire did Japanese carrier pilots aim for?

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Is this a US Army military uniform cape?

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Does the ≈400,000 figure for US soldiers killed in WW2 include the ≈80,000 MIA?

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Help identifying a strange uniform jacket