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★ World War 2 Battles ★ Barbarossa

The series: Soviet Storm: World War II in the East, which explains in detail the aspects of the military and logistics campaigns in the Soviet Union and Nazi...
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How 19th Century History Explains Present-Day China - The Atlantic

How 19th Century History Explains Present-Day China - The Atlantic | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
The Atlantic How 19th Century History Explains Present-Day China The Atlantic By the turn of the last century, the Qing Dynasty was like a once great and fierce prize bull that was gushing blood from every limb, having been lanced, stabbed and...
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The role of the film industry in WWII

The role of the film industry in WWII | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
How film studio tradesmen helped divert German bombers away from British towns and cities during World War II, protecting thousands of people. (Did the British film industry help win World War II?
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Lost in WWII, Scranton fighter pilot found - Sacramento Bee

Lost in WWII, Scranton fighter pilot found - Sacramento Bee | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Lost in WWII, Scranton fighter pilot found
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They began restoring WWII planes to keep the aviation history alive and branched out after seeing a need to find missing in action. They work hand-in-hand with the U.S.
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First World War Centenary

First World War Centenary | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
1914.org highlights worldwide centenary events and resources. 2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War
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Inquiry finds flaws in legend of Simpson

Inquiry finds flaws in legend of Simpson | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
An official inquiry has punctured the most popular legend of the Gallipoli campaign by declaring Simpson - the man with the donkey - was not exceptionally brave.

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How the U.S. Cracked Japan's 'Purple Encryption Machine' at the Dawn of World War II

How the U.S. Cracked Japan's 'Purple Encryption Machine' at the Dawn of World War II | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
When one thinks about cryptography or encryption in World War II, the first thing that comes to mind is the Enigma Machine used by the Nazis, whose code was broken by the Allies and used as a secret tactical advantage.
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A Forensic Analysis of Richard the Lionheart's Heart - Smithsonian (blog)

A Forensic Analysis of Richard the Lionheart's Heart - Smithsonian (blog) | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Smithsonian (blog) A Forensic Analysis of Richard the Lionheart's Heart Smithsonian (blog) During an excavation of the cathedral in 1838, local historian Achille Deville found the remains of the heart inside a lead reliquary roughly the size of a...
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World War History Online - WW2: the role of women in the Second World War

World War History Online - WW2: the role of women in the Second World War | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Seventy years after the start of the Second World War, six women who lived through the conflict tell Sally Williams how it changed their lives for eve...
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The frontier or history wars.

The frontier or history wars. | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
The issue of the extent and nature of frontier violence between Aborigines and European settlers during early years has caused ‘intense debate’.

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Messines: The Germans In Messines

Messines: The Germans In Messines | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
  The German army occupied Messines at the end of the First Battle of Ypres in November 1914 and remained in possession of the village until the Battle of Messines in June 1917. The village st...
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historicity-was-already-taken replied to your...

historicity-was-already-taken replied to your... | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
historicity-was-already-taken replied to your photoset: In light of the current election, here are some of… “The two figures being crushed in the lefthand image in the middle row, the left one looks...
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Archaeology News : Army archaeology team helps uncover wartime ...

Archaeology News : Army archaeology team helps uncover wartime ... | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Archaeology Press Releases and Archaeological News : Members of the Army's celebrated Op Nightingale archaeology team have been working alongside RAF colleagues in Wiltshire to excavate the wreckage of a downed ...
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Famous Military Blunders of World War II

Famous Military Blunders of World War II | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
World War II, also known as WWII and the Second World War, was a global war. It was fought from 1939 to 1945, between the Allies and Axis powers.
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Number of battles that would help in the study of nazi germany.

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World War II: Photos of Women Factory Workers on the Home Front, 1943 | LIFE | TIME.com

World War II: Photos of Women Factory Workers on the Home Front, 1943 | LIFE | TIME.com | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
LIFE.com presents a series of pictures of female workers in Indiana steel mills in 1943, in the very midst of the Second World War.
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The Archaeology News Network: Decoding the Black Death

The Archaeology News Network: Decoding the Black Death | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
RT @Naturalme29: The Archaeology News Network: Decoding the Black Death http://t.co/cyv1OA69g8
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intereasting insight on medieval history and the spread of the black death

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At Dachau, Merkel Warns of Extremism - New York Times

At Dachau, Merkel Warns of Extremism - New York Times | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
At Dachau, Merkel Warns of Extremism
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World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 – 1940 | LIFE | TIME.com

World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 – 1940 | LIFE | TIME.com | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Haunting color photos made by Adolf Hitler's personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger, in the ghettos of Nazi-occupied Poland in 1939 and 1940.
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Great for the Study of Nazi Germany

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10 Medieval Torture Devices

10 Medieval Torture Devices | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
10. The Brazen Bull The Brazen Bull was a hollow brass statue crafted to resemble a real bull. Victims we­re placed inside, usually with their tongues cut out first. The door was shut, sealing them...
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Orchestra to Disclose Its Nazi Past - New York Times

Orchestra to Disclose Its Nazi Past - New York Times | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Orchestra to Disclose Its Nazi Past New York Times Now, in connection with its annual Carnegie Hall concerts this weekend, the orchestra has released some preliminary findings to The New York Times: a summary report in English by the lead...
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Death and diet: Peru’s sacrificial victims : Past Horizons Archaeology

Death and diet: Peru’s sacrificial victims : Past Horizons Archaeology | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Archaeology News from Past Horizons : Death and diet: Peru’s sacrificial victims http://t.co/amQtsSM1rn
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Office of the Historian - Historical Documents - Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXVIII, Southern Africa

RT @AFBurialGrndNPS: This document from @state contains primary sources documents about nixon administration policy toward Africa: http://t.co/z4vcYPMB...
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World War 2 Propaganda

World War 2 Propaganda | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
"World War 2 Propaganda", a playlist created by yankeegal01 (HIST 2112-09 (full sem): a collection of propaganda films produced during WW2 -- primary sources -- http://t.co/FtHJ6hlR...)...
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Watch The History of World War II Online | Documentary Stream

Watch The History of World War II Online | Documentary Stream | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Only twenty years after the Great War--the War to End All Wars, the nations of Europe once more faced each other across the battlefield. Technology had moved on though, and this time there would be no.
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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | From the fall of Rome to today -History | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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