Japanese soldiers involved in street fighting in Shanghai, China in 1937. The battle of Shanghai lasted from August through November of 1937, eventually involving nearly one million troops. In the end, Shanghai fell to the Japanese, after over 150,000 casualties combined.

Check 44 more photos of different events before the war at the Atlantic photo blog – HERE

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06-26-2011

For decades, dozens of forgotten Navy and merchant ships have been corroding in Suisun Bay, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. These historic vessels—the Mothball Fleet—served their country in four wars: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert Storm. After a decade of impasse, the ghost fleet is slowly dwindling as the ships are towed out one-by-one for scrapping. About 15 retired ships are already gone; by 2017, the entire fleet will be just a memory.

See lots more awesome photos and read the entire story – HERE

Hat tip: Neatorama

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06-26-2011

The guys head to a storage unit auction in Corona, CA. Ton & Allen uncover a 1940s arcade game, a 1901 Winchester shotgun and an antique crossbow that they test at the range

These guys sure find some awesome stuff.

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06-25-2011

The DOD spends $20 billion a year just to air condition tents and temporary buildings in Iraq and Afghanistan. That’s more than NASA’s entire $19B annual budget.

Steve Anderson, a retired Brigadier General says spraying the tents with polyurethane foam is an easy fix but is not official DOD policy.

You can listen to the whole interview – HERE

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06-25-2011

This is how the gangsters train for drive-by shootings at the range:

ROFL.. the “Hey Puto” was a nice touch.

Hat tip: Alex V

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06-24-2011

Pretty cool.

He standup shoulder fires that thing like a boss.

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06-24-2011