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The @82ndairbornediv, nicknamed the #AllAmericans for having a Soldier from every state in its ranks, proudly served in #WWI and #WWII. Listen as #MedalOfHonor recipient Cpl. Alvin York explains the price of freedom that America's Guard of Honor paid. #Airborne #ATW #82ndHighlight #AAW100

Seen above is an unknown Soviet Soldier smashing a nazi propaganda poster that says: "Hitler is the liberator", with his Mosin Nagant rifle after the Liberation of Gatchin in the outskirts of Leningrad, 26 January 1944. Picture was taken by Raphael Mazelev.

A Messerschmitt BF-109 F-4 belonging to Jagdgeschwader 27 " White 2" prepares to take off as a Luftwaffe ground crewmen runs off with a crank in hand in North Africa, Libya, Autumn of 1942. Aircraft were essential to the Germans during the fighting in North Africa because they carried out most of the recon since they had more range in the air. They could also easily find targets to strafe and bomb disrupting massive columns of enemy vehicles, supplies, and soldiers. The BF-109 was one of the most effective strafing aircraft at this time and was used by the Luftwaffe in North Africa as their main assault aircraft. You can think of the BF-109 like a mid-fielder in soccer or fútball, it goes on the offensive but also provides defense protecting friendly bases and sectors and also escorting bombers. Allied aircraft weren't as present in the North African theatre because they were all busy protecting Britain during the "Blitz" but by late 1942 more began to arrive on the front making it for difficult for the Afrika Korps to have air support which was also essential to their assaults. Many Luftwaffe pilots became aces during the North African Campaign because it was so easy to spot targets, they met a moderate amount of resistance, and had the better aircraft in larger quantities. Eventually as the Afrika Korps retreated and lost most of their ports the amount of fuel began to drop drastically and the Luftwaffe in North Africa was completely shot down. No longer could air support be given and that's one of the most major factors of the German defeat in North Africa.

A dead horse and dead men are shown laying in death and destruction following a skirmish during the Battle of the Somme. Possibly near the Somme River, Pas-de-Calais, France. 1916. Shockingly, the crucifix of Jesus Christ survived the skirmish with little damage, as even though it was in the middle of a firefight and even an artillery bombardment it only took a few scratches.

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1917. Naval recruits with mattresses tied to them to serve as life preservers. Photo taken at Newport Naval Training Station, Rhode Island.
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General der Kavallerie" Philipp Kleffel, review Wehrmacht Spanish soldiers from the "División Azul" (250th Spanish division). Philipp Kleffel was born on 9 december 1887, he died in october 1964. He was a German general during the World War 2, recipient of the Knight cross of the Iron cross, he was released in 1947 by the british troops. The Blue Division in Spanish: División Azul was a unit of Spanish volunteers that served in the German Army on the Eastern Front of the Second World War. Hitler approved the use of Spanish volunteers on June 24, 1941. On July 13, 1941, the first train left Madrid for Grafenwöhr, Bavaria for a further five weeks of training. There they became the Heer's 250th Infantry Division, and were initially divided into four infantry regiments, as in a standard Spanish division. To aid their integration into the German supply system, they soon adopted the standard Heer model of three regiments.General Agustín Muñoz Grandes was assigned to lead the volunteers.
Fifty percent of officers and NCOs were professional soldiers, including many veterans of the Spanish Civil War.
Hitler referred to the division as "equal to the best German ones”. coloured by Benoit Vienne
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Original caption: Other ranks stand to attention as an officer reads from the Bible at the funeral of an Australian soldier, at Becourt Wood, on the Somme front, August 1916. A blood-soaked stretcher lies in the foreground. 'Other ranks' is a term used in the British Armed Forces and some other Commonwealth forces to denote non-commissioned soldiers. I remember it specifically from Pink Floyd's amazing song 'When the Tigers Broke Free': •"and the generals gave thanks as the other ranks held off the enemy tanks for a while; and the Anzio Bridgehead was held at the price of a few hundred ordinary lives."• [Imperial War Museum / Q905]

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┇Episode; 5x2
┇Episode Title; ‘Fear the Demon’s Fury’
┇Type; In Ring Segment
┇Superstars; Dean Ambrose, Nikki Bella, Adam Cole & Finn Balor

「Synopsis」

» Universal Champion Finn Balor opens RAW after being the first victim of the MeLingerie.

「Main Points」

• Finn Balor comes out to a strong reaction from the Gran Rapid fans.
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• The Demon King says that he has faced bullies all his life. He didn’t stand down then and he will not stand down now. If a fight is what MeLingerie wants, a fight they will get.
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• The MeLingerie interrupt from the stage.
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• Adam Cole yawns at Finn’s bullying story. Says that Finn deserved all the attacks he got as he is a pathetic excuse of a man and champion.
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• Balor invites Cole to say that to his face as he opens the ring ropes.
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• Ambrose grabs the microphone, announces that in the Main Event Balor will have to face him.
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• The segment ends with a Balor and MeLingerie staredown.
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François Ozon's critically acclaimed WWI drama, FRANTZ, is now available for pre-order on @itunes. 🥀

「 Monday Night RAW 」
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⠀⠀┇Episode Title; ‘Fear the Demon’s Fury’
⠀⠀┇Theme; Shinedown - Enemies
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⠀⠀┇Location; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigany

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「 Monday Night RAW 」
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⠀⠀┇Episode Title; ‘Fear the Demon’s Fury’
⠀⠀┇Theme; Shinedown - Enemies
⠀⠀┇Tickets: [SOLD OUT]
⠀⠀┇Location; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigany

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「 Monday Night RAW 」
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⠀⠀┇Episode; 5x2
⠀⠀┇Episode Title; ‘Fear the Demon’s Fury’
⠀⠀┇Theme; Shinedown - Enemies
⠀⠀┇Tickets: [SOLD OUT]
⠀⠀┇Location; Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigany

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Today is #NationalMaritimeDay ! Created in 1933 to recognize the maritime industry, National Maritime Day also honors America’s Merchant Marines for their contributions and sacrifices for our country. Special acknowledgment is given to ships and seafarers that have held a prominent place in our nation’s history.

Learn a little about the SS MONGOLIA, whose flag will be on display at the museum this fall as part of our upcoming World War I exhibit!

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A destroyed British tank and artillery shell going off at the Third Battle of Ypres, commonly known as the Battle of Passchendaele. Sometime in July-November 1917.

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On this picture we see a Matilda MK III with a anti-mine chain. The chain was added to the tank so the tank wouldnt blow up if it drove over a mine. The arm rotates to let the chains dig in the ground, deep enough to be able to explode a mine. If the mine explodes in the arm, then wouldt it damage the tank. On this version we do not see a sheeld behind the arm. That shield was later on added to the arm to provide the crew that was outside the tank, getting hurt by flying pieces of the mine. The arm is still being used today on more modern vehicles. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Photo and information by @panzerteam
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"Come on, you sons-of-bitches. Do you want to live forever?" -Sgt Dan Daly
Nah, but I'll take a few extra years of good luck and a little motivation. Starting off French tour with a drink from the fountain in Belleau, and a battlefield tour.

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« WWI PPV: Extreme Rules. »

⠀⠀「Synopsis」

┆The one night a year where caution is thrown out the air. RAW exclusively presents — Extreme Rules in 3 weeks.
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Fishing in Crna river in a lull between the fights, 1916-1918. The fish is caught by local peasant under the watch of a priest and a Bulgarian soldier.

Лов на риба в река Черна в затишието между боевете, 1916-1918г. Рибата лови местен селянин под зоркия поглед на свещеник и български войник.

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Swiss 86/11 and Mosin-Nagant on the range. #southcarolina #wwi #rifle #rangeday #c&r

😗 An each toy soldier has a real spirit of the military history. These are not just empty words, it is a fact! 💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪
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Memorial to the dead in Wars in #ludwigsburg #wwi #wwii #kriegsmemorial We forgive but we do not forget #whereiskezia #germany

The @82ndairbornediv, nicknamed the #AllAmericans for having a Soldier from every state in its ranks, proudly served in #WWI and #WWII. Listen as #MedalOfHonor recipient Cpl. Alvin York explains the price of freedom that America's Guard of Honor paid. #Airborne #ATW #82ndHighlight #AAW100

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