Category Archives: World War II

MacArthur Museum Brisbane – A Familiar History Museum

MacArthur Museum Brisbane, Mac Arthur Chambers, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Discovery : Strauss Airfield

Discovery (Post#38) : Strauss Airfield Leaving Darwin City in few minutes and arriving in an open space made me wonder why we were in open space just beside the Stuart Highway. And while we were walking in the ground, we found few old plane drawings that are displayed within the airfield. I just realized that the said place is a

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Enriching Viewpoint : Asan Bay Overlook Memorial Wall

Enriching Viewpoint (Post#4): Asan Bay Overlook Memorial Wall Probably to some people, Asan Bay Overlook is known to have its amazing scenery since it sits at the ridge line. But, that’s the additional rewards when visiting the overlooking area. But the place has its memorial wall which listed the names who sacrificed related to war from 1941 to 1944, emphasizing the

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Discovery : Mosquito – “Wooden Wonder Aircraft”

Discovery (Post#16) : Mosquito – “Wooden Wonder Aircraft” Whether its memorial or museum, there is always something to learn and to discover. In all my souvenir photos that I captured inside Australian War Memorial, one of the things that interesting to learn about ‘Mosquito’. Mosquito is one of the aircraft used during World War II which very unique at that

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park – A Walk to Remember

Peace Memorial Park was built and dedicated not only to the victims of the nuclear bomb, not only to remember that Hiroshima was the first city to suffer the nuclear attack but to continue advocating the world peace. Atomic Bomb Dome is part of Peace Memorial Park but I separated the rest of the Memorial Park as I wanted to

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A Bomb Dome – Symbol of ‘Peace City’ – Hiroshima City

Hiroshima City was the place where first atomic bomb was dropped during World War II. Based on history, the building was blown-up as well because its location is not far from hypo-center (where the bomb was dropped and exploded up in the air). The building was formerly used as Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall and now representing people’s prayers for

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Hiroshima – A Reborn City and A ‘Peace City’

I can say that people who got a chance to study world history definitely knows the place named Hiroshima. Every time I encountered the name, two things that comes into my mind: first was World War II and second was the atomic bomb that dropped in the city. The world was rocked when US and its allied forces decided to drop

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Chromatic Outlook : Mortar M120 (USA) At Relics Point

Chromatic Outlook (Post#24) : Mortar M120 (USA) At Relics Point Mortar M120 is one of the World War II archived weapon that can be found displayed in Relics Point inside Philippine Military Academy. As mentioned in the excerpt in the photo, the weapon was used against the invading Japanese imperial army. Photo captured during the trip in Baguio City last

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Home : Crashed Japanese Plane At Jack’s Ridge

Home (Post#11) : Crashed Japanese Plane At Jack’s Ridge During my three days holiday in Davao after climbing Mount Apo, one of the itinerary was to visit Jack’s Ridge in Davao City. Jack’s Ridge  was historical place during World War II, the time when Japanese retreated at the said place until they lost their fight against Americans. Photo captured last March 2009.

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