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Category: WWII Tidbits from the www

A collection of WWII images from the world wide web (WWW). These are pictures that drew my attention or are telling me a story that interests me.

Lt. William Roy Bell, U.S. Army Air Corps.

Zf156. 1941 William Roy Bell and daughter Shirley Ann Bell age 7 taken in California before his departure for the Philippines. Photo is from the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. ————————————————— He died on the Hellship Enoura Maru! The Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team wrote to me that Chester Britt noted […]

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Carlos Peña Rómulo.

Zf148. Carlos Romulo from Wikipedia.  He has an impressive record in the defense of the Philippines and its liberation. During the Siege of Corregidor he was the Voice of Freedom with his Radio Broadcasts. For the Liberation of the Philippines he was the Right Hand Man to General MacArthur and President Quezon in promoting the […]

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Oryoku Maru – the notorious Japanese POW Hellship

Zf142. This is the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay, located only a few hundred feet from the wreckage site of the Oryoku Maru. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video, this is the opening image of the video. The speaker, shown in this picture is LCDR Gerald Anderson, who was the principle person who created […]

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Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one

Zf117. Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one. Picture courtesy, the Japanese National Archives and the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. This picture may be downloaded in high resolution from this Flickr account, click here: Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one During the Siege of Corregidor in WWII by the Imperial Japanese […]

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Images of Gen MacArthur. No 1.

– Zd033. A screen shot of Gen. MacArthur in a You Tube video during the era of the Bonus March. Curtesy of the Gen. MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk VA. ——————————————- These first 13 images of Gen. MacArthur during the era of the Bonus March. The MacArthur Memorial created a film about the eviction of the […]

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West Point Class of 1940, some information.

– Zd019. General Douglas MacArthur Address at West Point – “Duty, Honor, Country” from Valorous TV, Home of the Uncommon Valor, click here: His famous farewell speech, there not too many things that were not touched by Gen MacArthur! ————————————————– T hese pictures are from John Duresky, who is a member of the Army Lt. […]

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Gen. MacArthur meets President Roosevelt in Hawaii

– Zo819. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt meeting in Hawaii with General Douglas MacArthur (left), Admiral William D. Leahy (center), and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (standing), who is pointing to Tokyo on a large map. Date 28 July 1944. John Duresky wrote this: Somewhere in Corregidor Proboards I had seen a photo similar to the […]

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The Japanese Imperial Military had landing crafts

– Zo809. Daihatsu (Army) Large MLC, it is also termed Type “A” Landing Craft (Army). —————————————————- In this presentation we show two images from Wikipedia and 6 images from John Duresky, who is a member of the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. He wrote this to me: Hello Karl. Incidentally, I was at […]

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WWII Tidbits from the www. Post #2

Zc775. U.S. Navy Deep Sea Diver diving on a sunken Japanese vessel next to Pier 7 in1945 at Manila. If I had been born earlier and on the right side of the war it could have been me. I was a U. S. Navy Deep Sea Diver (Hard Head Diver) after the war. That hard […]

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WWII Tidbits from the www. Post #1

Zo571. GERMAN-ARMY-RUSSIA-SOVIET-UNION-WW2-SECOND-WORLD-WAR-IMAGES-PICTURES-PHOTOS-HISTORY-008 February 1944. A pathetic sight. The once mighty German army withdraws from Leningrad area on horse-carts. Curtesy of: https://pictureshistory.blogspot.com/ or click here https://pictureshistory.blogspot.com/2010/07/germans-in-russia-later-years-retreat.html or click here —————————————————– A collection of WWII images from the world wide web (WWW). These are pictures that drew my attention or are telling me a story that interests […]

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