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One of the many women who worked manufacturing the war machines that propelled Allied Forces to victory in World War II was Pauline Mauck. She was a real life “Rosie the Riveter” who worked in a Republic Aviation plant in Evansville, Iowa during WWII

The last of the few...New book captures the last Spitfires in stunning air to air action. Soaring into the skies above the green and pleasant land they so spectacularly fought to defend 76 years ago, they are the last of the few airworthy Spitfires left.

New book captures the last Spitfires in stunning air to air action. Soaring into the skies above the green and pleasant land they so spectacularly fought to defend 76 years ago, they are the last of the few airworthy Spitfires left.

OV-10D:  The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco is a turboprop light attack…

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That's why they call it a Spitfire!

That's why they call it a Spitfire! The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.

Beautiful Avro Lancaster.  Considered Britain's greatest bomber for WW2.  Main aircraft used for night assaults on Germany.  Four engines allow the plane to fly at 462km/h, and the heavy bomber delivered a bigger bombload than any other plane in Europe- 6350kgs to be exact.    One of my familys favourite planes.

Avro Lancaster: Considered Britain's greatest bomber for WWII. Main aircraft used for night assaults on Germany. Four engines allow the plane to fly at and the heavy bomber delivered a bigger bomb load than any other plane in to be exact.

Phoenix: Spitfire N3200 (pictured), the oldest Spitfire still flying, was fully restored a...

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Phoenix: Spitfire (pictured), the oldest Spitfire still flying, was fully restored after being shot down over Dunkirk in May 1940 and reappearing from the sands in 1986

The ships, planes, vehicles and troops needed to launch the D-Day invasion

D-Day: How was the biggest ever seaborne invasion launched?

The ships, planes, vehicles and troops needed to launch the D-Day invasion

Other images in the colourised collection show what are believed to be captured Nazi prototype planes. n the battle to stay ahead of the enemy in World War II, American engineers were willing to employ any trick - including stealing the ideas from their Nazi counterparts. So they shipped hundreds of German aircraft to a field in Seymour, Indiana, where they proceeded to take apart the machines to learn how they were built - and then buried any evidence of doing so

The flying machines of WWII brought back to life in colourised photos

Other images in the colourised collection show what are believed to be captured Nazi prototype planes. n the battle to stay ahead of the enemy in World War II, American engineers were willing to employ any trick - including stealing the ideas from their Nazi counterparts. So they shipped hundreds of German aircraft to a field in Seymour, Indiana, where they proceeded to take apart the machines to learn how they were built - and then buried any evidence of doing so

228 Likes, 4 Comments - Military planes and choppers. (@instawarplanes) on Instagram: “Westland WAH-64D Apache Longbow of British Army and Boeing CH-47 Chinook of Royal Air Force landing…”

228 Likes, 4 Comments - Military planes and choppers. (@instawarplanes) on Instagram: “Westland WAH-64D Apache Longbow of British Army and Boeing CH-47 Chinook of Royal Air Force landing…”

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