On This Day…November 6th.
A stunning Department of Navy photo showing an aerial view of the USS Oaklahoma after being refloated at Pearl Harbour. Taken 6th November, 1943.
Been a lot of posts about Glenn Miller on iModeler recently here and today is the anniversary of his seminal recording at the Cafe Rouge, New Yok City, November 6th, 1940.
Side view of M-3 half-track which has been converted into an ambulance, Camp Young, California, November 6, 1942.
Kiev in flames as the German Army goes into retreat 6th Nov 1943.
F6F-5 Hellcats of VF-80 prepare to launch from the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga (CV-14) November 6, 1944.
An Armstrong Whitworth Whitley (very seldon seen in the modelling world) Mark V of No. 58 Squadron RAF, takes off on a night mission from Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire, England on Nov 6th, 1944.
Photo taken on Nov 6th 1944 of ‘Fat Man’, the world’s first plutonium weapon that was later dropped on Nagasaki in August of ‘45. The Manhattan Project worked under increasing pressure caused by the belief (mistakenly) that the Germans were close to developing their own nuclear weapon.