The Ship that escaped capture disguised as a tropical island

Guys, a big thank you to World of Warships for sponsoring this episode. We’ve been playing it all day, and we’re hooked. The game is free-to-play and referred to as the “thinking man’s action game” because it’s the perfect balance of action and strategy. You can command a massive naval fleet featuring some of history’s most iconic war vessels. In

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The Marines’ last stand at Wake Island (1941)

Sunday morning 7 December 1941 is a date that is printed in the collective American mind. It was the day the Japanese launched their devastating surprise attack on the American Naval Base in Pearl Harbour on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Not the Americans, nor any of the Colonial Powers in the far East and Pacific were able to adequately

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The Battle of Wake Island 1941

The Battle of Wake Island 1941

It’s early morning of the 11th of December 1941. Aboard the light cruiser Yubari rear admiral Sadamichi Kajioka holds a final briefing before a planned invasion as his task force steams towards the Wake Atoll, a US military outpost in the western Pacific Ocean. The war has just started and the powerful Imperial Japanese Navy already inflicted several serious blows,

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Battle of Saipan – Suicide Island – Extra History – #2

Battle of Saipan – Suicide Island – Extra History – #2

June 19th, 1944. USS Lexington The radioman sits, sweating into his earphones. Contrary to rumours on Saipan, the Navy had not abandoned the Marines. They’d received reports of carriers closing in. A Japanese fleet, coming to smash the Navy’s task force and strand the troops ashore. A wave of dive-bombers is headed toward Lexington. Hellcat fighters are scrambling to intercept.

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The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died)

The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died)

Can you walk up a little bit, yep? You know why don’t we just go to the beach and film the intro there? I feel like it’s better on the island to have some like beautiful footage rather than starting where we end. Sounds good, lets go Here. Welcome to the Ogasawara Island chain you may know it as Peel

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Italy’s Secret Paradise! Elba Island. Great Hikes, Amazing Food And Beautiful Beaches.

Italy’s Secret Paradise! Elba Island. Great Hikes, Amazing Food And Beautiful Beaches.

good morning from Elba Island I think I found one of my happy places I’m pretty excited I want to see these bunkers a hidden gem this is crazy history and beauty our AirBnB meh not so good I’m here a Cavoli Beach It’s called Capo D’Enfola We’re at Scaglieri Beach It’s called the ocean that’s why it’s salty I

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