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Examples of Photo-Reconnaissance imagery throughout history, mainly dealing with WWII
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Armchair General is a new military history magazine that began publication worldwide in February 2004 (100,000 copies). It is designed to be an interactive experience in military history and strategy.
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A site for military scale modeling enthusiasts. Tips, Reviews, Discussions, Links, and Photo Gallery.
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Welcome to HistoryOfWar.org. We aim to make our site your first call for information on any aspect of military history.
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A colletion of over 1000 military quotes and mottos. Also military jokes, funny stories and other military humor
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Free 34-minute Windows-XP CD/DVD honoring America's Armed Forces, past and present.
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MilitarySpot, The Internet's Military Portal.
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A Scale Model Collection of the Infantryman's Artillery.
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Patriotic information, products and resources.
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Dedicated to the men and women who served at Soesterberg Air Base, The Netherlands from 1954-1994. Aircraft galleries of assigned aircraft during that time period.
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women and war and women in the military
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A site dedicated to the preservation of military history.
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US Armed Forces News Service website supports our troops by reporting activites and accomplishments of active duty service members of the US Armed Forces; US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard and the US Air Force.
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History, services, information, resources, and image gallery for veterans of the United States Armed Forces
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This Day in History
1779: 300 Continental Marines attacked the British at Fort George, Penobscot Bay.

1812: The USS Constitution escapes from a British squadron after a three day chase off New Jersey.

1862: Nathan Bedford Forrest made his first raid.

1862: A Naval court martial meeting in Richmond acquitted Flag Officer Tattnall with honor for ordering the destruction of the C.S.S. Virginia on 11 May after the evacuation of Norfolk.

1863: Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's raid on the North is dealt a serious blow when a large part of his force is captured as they try to escape across the Ohio River at Buffington Island, Ohio.

1863: After seeking to intercept the troops of General Morgan for some 10 days and 500 miles, the gun-boat squadron under Lieutenant Commander Fitch engaged the Confederate raiders as they attempted to effect a crossing of the Ohio River at Buffington Island. The U.S.S. Moose and steamer Alleghany Belle repeatedly frustrated the Southerners' attempts to cross.

1886: Atlanta, the first steel-hulled American cruiser armed with breechloading rifled guns, is commissioned.

1918: French and Americans advance on Soissons-Thierry line, taking Vierzy (north of Ourcq) and Neuilly St. Front (south of Ourcq).

1918: The U.S. armoured cruiser "San Diego" sunk off Fire Island, off New York, with six lost.

1940: President Roosevelt signs the "Two-Ocean Navy Expansion Act." This orders construction of 1,325,000 tons of warships and 15,000 naval planes. Including the existing ships, the fleet will comprise 35 battleships, 20 carriers and 88 cruisers.