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In Cold War pictures, how the RAF has always been ready to face Russia

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USS Forrestal is sold for ONE CENT and will be turned into scrap metal

USS Forrestal suffered heavy damage on July 29, 1967 when fire engulfing the ship exploded bombs and rockets of aircraft, killing 134 men Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2474411/USS-Forrestal-sold-ONE-CENT-turned-scrap-metal-1967-fire.html#ixzz2vrQXTePc Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

June 6, 1944: A Cromwell tank leads a British Army column from the 4th County of London Yeomanry, 7th Armoured Division, after landing on Gold Beach on D-Day in Ver-sur-Mer, France

Mail being unloaded from an British Army Post Office lorry in the Western Desert, 16 July 1941.

Putin appears isolated as Western leaders gather in Normandy

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (L) walking with General Bernard Law Montgomery near the Rhine river in Germany during an advance by Allied troops on 23 March 1945. Winston Churchill did not tell Parliament of the events in Normandy until midday on 6 June 1944. 'What a plan!' he said. 'This vast operation is undoubtedly the most complicated and difficult that has ever taken place.'

The ghost fleet of Chuuk Lagoon: World's biggest ship graveyard lies at site of WW2 battle where US crushed Japanese fleet

In the Second World War Chuuk Lagoon was Japan's main base in the South Pacific, but in 1944, American forces launched an attack and over a two day bombardment more than 60 warships ended up on the floor of the lagoon.