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US airstrike kills about 60 al-Shabab extremist fighters in Somalia | Fox News

The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters. The U.S. Africa Command said Friday’s airstrike occurred near the community of Harardere in Mudug province in the central part of the country. According to its assessment no civilians were injured or killed, the statement said.…

Stunning photos show sunken WWII British tanks that were the key to winning D-Day | Fox News

  Doomed tanks that were the key to winning D-Day have been revealed in stunning new underwater images. The war tanks sunk during Operation Smash – a huge training exercise held on a Dorset beach in April 1944, just weeks ahead of the Normandy landings. Six lives were lost during the drill – but a lesson was learned so that,…

New Navy ship-to-shore connector transports tanks, brings new amphibious warfare era | Fox News

  The Navy’s first newly-built Ship-to-Shore Connector maritime warfare craft launched on the water earlier this year, paving the way for stepped up production and introducing a new era in modern amphibious warfare for the Marines. Naval Sea Systems Command recently awarded a deal to Ship-to-Shore connector-maker Textron to acquire long-lead early procurement materials for the new fleet of watercraft.…

PHOTOS: Here are the faces of the first 2 US soldiers identified from North Korean remains

The first two U.S. service members have been identified from remains repatriated from North Korea. Army Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel of Vernon, Ind., who was 32, and Army Pfc. William H. Jones of Nash County, N.C., who was 19, were identified by the Defense Department as the first two soldiers who have been repatriated from North Korea. Here are…