September 18, 2014
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PT Boats were used by the U.S. Navy in World War II. They were designed by a British engineer, Hubert Scott-Paine, to be lighter armed and to depend exclusively on speed for defense.

Did you know that the "PT" in PT Boats stands for plywood torpedo?

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The Second Great War
The "Second Great War" was an historical event that changed the American way of life. The WWII History Resources section explores the resources, political views and causes, and some events which led to this life-changing conflict.

Sections like the Timeline, Maps, and Major Battles provides resources regarding the political causes and views of the events leading up to this life changing event. The Wartime Weaponry, Statistics, Glossary of Terms and Links sections present content ranging from a look at the extensive arsenal of weapons used in WWII to facts, figures and other resources about the war.

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