How a remote lagoon and a ‘secret weapon’ allowed the US Navy to overwhelm Japanese forces during World War II

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US Navy aircraft carriers, from front to back, USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, and USS Ticonderoga at Ulithi Atoll in December 1944.US Navy In September 1944, the US Navy captured Ulithi Atoll and used it to support the Allied advance. The remote atoll hosted hundreds of ships for repair and rearmament and allowed troops to rest. Ulithi is taking on new relevance amid heightened tensions with China in the Western Pacific. On September 16, 1944, as US Marines began a major assault on Peleliu, Adm. William Halsey, commander of the US Navy's 3rd Fleet, ordered III Amphibious…

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This American Armored Personnel Carrier International MaxxPro – Turned Out to be Powerless

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The American armored personnel carrier International MaxxPro turned out to be powerless 😁--- Hi. This is Cynthia. Please also visit my other channel, "Truth Cat Radio Videos" on Brighteon. https://www.brighteon.com/channels/cynthia1

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Thousands of Hasidic Jews defy travel warnings by making New Year pilgrimage to war-torn Ukraine

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An armed police officer stays in guard as Hasidic Jewish pilgrims walk after praying at the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman, Ukraine.SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images Hasidic Jews make an annual pilgrimage to Uman, a central Ukrainian city, during Rosh Hashanah. This year, thousands are traveling to Uman despite warnings not to, The New York Times reported. They will worship at the grave-side of the revered 19th century rabbi, Nachman of Breslov. Thousands of Hasidic Jews are defying travel warnings by heading to war-torn Ukraine for an annual pilgrimage, according to The New York Times.The pilgrims are traveling from…

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Russia expected to ban men of military age from leaving the country as thousands try to flee Putin’s call-up, report says

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Cars coming from Russia wait in long lines at the border checkpoint between Russia and Finland, near Vaalimaa, on September 23, 2022SASU MAKINEN/LEHTIKUVA/AFP via Getty Images Russia is expected to stop men of military age from leaving the country, according to Meduza. The ban will likely come into effect on September 28, Meduza reported. Russian men have tried to flee the country since Vladimir Putin announced partial military mobilization. The Russian government is expected to stop men of military age from leaving the country by closing the borders to them, according to a Meduza report.Meduza, an independent Russian media outlet…

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