Diary August 11, 1915
Killed French soldiers in their trenches.

Diary August 11, 1915

Diary for Wednesday, August 11, 1915: Western Front Argonne: Unsuccessful German attacks at Marie­-Therese and La Fontaine-aux­-Charmes, more Argonne attacks fail on August 13. Eastern Front Western Russia: Dvinsk evacuated…

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Diary August 11, 1940
Messerschmitt Bf 110 over the cliff coast of Dover.

Diary August 11, 1940

Diary for Sunday, August 11, 1940: Air War Battle of Britain (Day 33): Highest daily losses up now. While German fighters stage diversions over Dover, Ju 88's and He 111s…

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Diary August 11, 1945
Two children who could still be saved from the inferno of Nagasaki.

Diary August 11, 1945

Diary for Saturday, August 11, 1945: Politics Allies reject Japanese pre­conditions on surrender question. Home Fronts Britain: Queen Mary docks at Southampton.

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Diary August 10, 1915
Austria-Hungarian mountain gun on Pleisshorn in the Ortler range in more than 3,300 yards above sea level.

Diary August 10, 1915

Diary for Tuesday, August 10, 1915: Southern Fronts Italian Front: Italian Isonzo attacks and also advance in Ortler range (Upper Adige); 45th Infantry Regiment capture Cima Bois. Eastern Front Poland:…

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Diary August 10, 1940
The new Italian Macchi MC202 Folgore fighter on a taxiway.

Diary August 10, 1940

Diary for Saturday, August 10, 1940: Air War First flight of Macchi-Castoldi C.202 Folgore powered by imported Daimler-Benz engine - designed to replace obsolete fighters of Italian Regia Aeronautica (enters…

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Diary August 10, 1945
The Japanese city of Hiroshima after the dropping of the first atomic bomb.

Diary August 10, 1945

Diary for Friday, August 10, 1945: Home Fronts Japan: Radio Tokyo announces that Japan is willing to surrender provided future status of the Emperor can be assured.

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PPSh
Original WW2 Russian PPSh-1941G sub-machine gun.

PPSh

Russian sub-machine gun PPSh-1941G of the Red Army in WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. PPSh-1941G Type: Sub-machine gun. History: The Russians collected their first experiences with…

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Diary August 9, 1915
Navy Zeppelin L12 (Peterson) passes over Margate, Ramsgate and Deal before bombing Dover in mistake for the naval base of Harwich. All but three of its 92 bombs dropped landed in the sea.

Diary August 9, 1915

Diary for Monday, August 9, 1915: Air War Britain: 4 German Navy Zeppelins carry out scattered bombing on East Coast (night August 9-10, 38 casualties). L12 damaged by anti-aircraft fire…

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Diary August 9, 1940
To capture the British cliffs German mountain troops are provided, which are practice loading onto landing crafts.

Diary August 9, 1940

Diary for Friday, August 1940: Air War Sunderland shipyard bombed (raider shot down). Widespread night raids over Britain. RAF raid Guernsey airfield.

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Diary August 9, 1945
The 6,000 m high mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, 3 minutes after the second atomic bomb was dropped.

Diary August 9, 1945

Diary for Thursday, August 9, 1945: Air War Pacific: DESTRUCTION OF NAGASAKI. B-29 Superfortress 'Bock's Car' drops 20-kilotonne atomic bomb ('Fat Man'). Area of 4 sq km destroyed. Atomic Bomb…

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Diary August 8, 1940
Aged Italian Fiat CR32 biplane fighters on an airfield in Libya. The Fiat CR32 was built in large numbers and forming the major part of the Regia Aeronautica fighter force 1935-40.

Diary August 8, 1940

Diary for Thursday, August 8, 1940: Air War Battle of Britain (Day 30): Large formations of Ju 87 Stukas, with heavy fighter escort, make three separate attacks on 18-ship convoy…

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Diary August 8, 1945
Transportation of a Russian tank brigade from East Prussia to Mongolia for the war against Japan.

Diary August 8, 1945

Diary for Wednesday, August 8, 1945: Politics RUSSIA DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN (as from August 9). Home Fronts Yugoslavia: King Peter gives wide-ranging powers to Tito.

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