Diary July 13, 1940
A Polish pilot is helped into his plane by a Polish Air Force corporal. Polish aircrew made a valuable contribution to the succesful outcome of the Battle of Britain, inflicting heavy casualties on the German Luftwaffe, especially during September 1940.

Diary July 13, 1940

Diary for Saturday, July 13, 1940: Air War First Free Polish fighter squadron (No 302) formed in Britain, with Hurricane fighters.

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Diary July 13, 1945
Everyday image in Germany 1945: a black US soldier gives off sweets to children.

Diary July 13, 1945

Diary for Friday, July 13, 1945: Sea War Pacific: US Government admits responsibility for sinking, in error, of Japanese relief ship Awa Maru.

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Diary July 12, 1940
n summer 1940 2,800 Gypsies are deported from Germany to Lublin in Poland. The two women are still smiling andl have no idea what will happen to the city and many of ts inhabitants in the future.

Diary July 12, 1940

Diary for Friday, July 12, 1940: Air War Hurricane fighters destroy four bombers attacking convoy off Suffolk coast. Night raids on Aberdeen (60 casualties) and Cardiff. Neutrals Russia: Kuusinen, former…

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Diary July 12, 1945
Emperor Hirohito, when he reviews a military parade in Tokyo one day before the attack on Pearl Harbor (12/06/1914).

Diary July 12, 1945

Diary for Thursday, July 12, 1945: Politics Japan: Emperor Hirohito appoints former Prime Minister Prince Konoye as secret peace emissary in Moscow. Russians refuse to receive him.

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Diary July 11, 1940
'Death for the English', anti-British sentiment in France.

Diary July 11, 1940

Diary for Thursday, July 11, 1940: Neutrals Vichy France: President Lebrun resigns; Petain proclaims himself 'Head of the French State', abolishes Republican Constitution of 1875, and dismisses Senate and Chamber…

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Diary July 11, 1945
An entire air armada of B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers, which were making emergency landings during the war in Switzerland. In total, there are 186 four-engined US bombers that are given free by Switzerland only after the surrender of Japan.

Diary July 11, 1945

Diary for Wednesday, July 11, 1945: Air War Redeployment of 2,118 4-engined bombers of 8th AF from Britain to the USA (en route for Pacific) completed within 51 days. Home…

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Call of War
The research menu in Call of War. Here are some of the land units.

Call of War

Lead your nation in the F2P browser strategy game Call of War by the turmoil of the Second World War and the beginning of the Atomic Age and the Cold…

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Diary July 10, 1940
A Ju 88 A, the fast German bombers for medium distances with a bomb load of 2500 kg, and dive brakes, which also allow dive attacks.

Diary July 10, 1940

Diary for Wednesday, July 10, 1940: Air War BATTLE OF BRITAIN (for Britain DAY 1; but in fact the real German operation was starting more than one month later, on…

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Diary July 10, 1945
A F6F Hellcat fighter takes off from carrier USS Enterprise near the end of the war.

Diary July 10, 1945

Diary for Tuesday, July 10, 1945: Sea War Pacific: 1,022 planes of TF 38 raid 70 air bases in Tokyo area destroying 173 aircraft - only resistance, light anti-aircraft guns.

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Browning machine guns
Browning-M1917

Browning machine guns

Browning M1917 and Browning M1919 machine guns. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3d-model of Colt-Browning M1895, Browning M1917, M1917A1, Polish Model 1930 and Browning M1919 variants. Browning M1917, M1919…

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