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    "Beska-class battleship by Amarynceus"
     
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    "In late 1945 1 P-51 Mustang was modified to receive 2 Ford PJ-31 pulsejets. These were basically American versions of the German V-1 engines that would lead to the missile Republic-Ford JB-2 Loon. It didn't work, when not in use they were dead weight and on piston alone performance was poor."

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    "B-17F Flying Fortress 'Mary Ruth - Memories of Mobile' of the 91st Bomb Group, US Eighth Air Force. The bombers are on a mission to attack the U-boat pens in Lorient France. May 1943 [1600x848]."
     
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    "[2218X1394] Mid-August 1905, Port of Incheon, South Korea. Former Russian protected cruiser Varyag (Norseman) has been just raised by the Japanese salvage team. She will be incorporated into Imperial Japanese Navy as Soya 宗谷."
     
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    "Stalwarts from the East: A French lady pins a flower on the Sikh saviors of France, Paris, 1916.[1000x741]"
     
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    "Mechanics of a 15-inch gun turret - from a British newspaper [794 × 1200]."
     
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    "The B-17F-5-BO bomber “All American III” of the 97th Bomb Group, 414th Bomb Squadron in flight, returning to base after being struck by a German Me-109. 1 February, 1943"
     
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    "USS Enterprise, October 1945."
     
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    "[3032x2444] Newly completed USS Iowa in drydock, March 1943."
     
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    Panoramic drawing showing the implementation of a glider assault on an Eben-Emael artillery reinforced group, published during World War 2 in press promoting the success of German weapons (1 - wooden buildings, 2 - Non-111, dropping a supply container, 3 - glider DSF230 when landing, 4 - artillery object, 5 - art armored tower, 6 - wooden structure, 7 - MICA, 8 - machine gun object, 9 - false object, 10 - Albert channel, 11 - rocky wall, 12.

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    "Models of the 15-inch Mk I turret (as used on the Queen Elizabeth class) and the 14-inch Mk III turret (as used on the King George V class) [1800 x 872]."
     
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    "US Marine M4 Sherman tank mired in soft volcanic sand, Iwo Jima, Japan, 21 Feb 1945."
     
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    "[600 x 434]HSwMS Drottning Victoria from above during WWII, note neutrality stripe near stern."
     
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    "[6160 x 4910]USS Wilkes-Barre (CL-103) at San Pedro, 31 January 1946, upon her return from wartime service in the western Pacific. Note the homeward bound pennant held up by balloons."

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    Like the spikes to keep inquisitive hands off the hatches.
     
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    "P-51D-5-NA Mustang 44-13704 “Ferocious Frankie” B7-H of the 374th FS 361st Fighter Group, July 1944."
     
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    Unwelcome mat.
     
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    "Boeing XPBB-1 Sea Ranger, during a flight test October 13th 1942. Only 1 built [5726 x 4487]."
     
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