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Hitchcock Prevented From Showing the Truth About Nazi Atrocities

Hitchcock Prevented From Showing the Truth About Nazi Atrocities | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
During World War II, famous director Alfred Hitchcock worked with British media mogul Sidney Bernstein to have camera operators record... Read more »
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“Countrymen”: How Denmark saved its Jews

“Countrymen”: How Denmark saved its Jews | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Defenseless and occupied, Danes thwarted Nazi attacks on fellow citizens. A new book tells the inspiring story
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Archaeological dig at Concentration Camp reveals what the Nazis tried to hide

Archaeological dig at Concentration Camp reveals what the Nazis tried to hide | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Archaeology is typically associated with the study of ancient history, but a recent excavation at the infamous Sobibor extermination camp in Poland has demonstrated its incredible potential for uncovering secrets locked within modern ruins.
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I met my wife over the radio as I flew World War Two bomber over Germany

I met my wife over the radio as I flew World War Two bomber over Germany | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“ I met my wife over the radio as I flew World War Two bomber over Germany Mirror.co.uk A few days after they get back together, Mrs Stevens became involved in one of the most famous episodes of the war when she gave radio instructions to Lancaster...”
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Jewish group wants France to change this hamlet’s super-racist name

Jewish group wants France to change this hamlet’s super-racist name | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
"It's ridiculous. This name has always existed ... No one has anything against the Jews"
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18 Color Photos Of Female WWII Workers That Will Make You Proud(er) To Be A Woman

18 Color Photos Of Female WWII Workers That Will Make You Proud(er) To Be A Woman | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
It's not that we need a reason to be proud of our womanhood, but when such a beautiful reminder comes along we can't help but share it.
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Time travellers: please don’t kill Hitler

Time travellers: please don’t kill Hitler | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Dean Burnett: Time travellers all seem to want to kill Hitler, but this could make things worse
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Nazi Germany's "Perfect Aryan" Baby Was Jewish

Nazi Germany's "Perfect Aryan" Baby Was Jewish | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
In the 1930s, the Nazi party began issuing propaganda featuring the image of a "perfect Aryan" child.
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Hidden amid the foliage and scrap metal, abandoned fleet of WWII fighter planes lie rotting in the backwoods of Ohio

Hidden amid the foliage and scrap metal, abandoned fleet of WWII fighter planes lie rotting in the backwoods of Ohio | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The planes lie rotting at an abandoned graveyard in Ohio, America, amongst overgrown foliage and scrap metal.
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A Largely Indian Victory in World War II, Mostly Forgotten in India

A Largely Indian Victory in World War II, Mostly Forgotten in India | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The memory of the bloodiest battle of the war there, a 1944 encounter that cost the Japanese much of their best army in Burma, is complicated by India’s colonial past.
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My father-in-law was in this battle (British Royal Artillery) and spent the rest of his life not speaking about it, that's how bad the memories were.
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Audi revising own history in light of 'shocking' study of Nazi-era ...

Audi revising own history in light of 'shocking' study of Nazi-era ... | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“A study commissioned by Audi into the Nazi past of its predecessor company, Auto Union, finds that its leader Dr. Richard Bruhn was deeply entwined with Nazis and used thousands of forced labor camp workers.”
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This Jewish Propaganda Art Against the Nazis Is Weirdly Beautiful

This Jewish Propaganda Art Against the Nazis Is Weirdly Beautiful | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“Arthur Szyk's meticulously detailed, fiercely moral, Word War II-era political art is returning to the public consciousness due to 21st-century revival efforts.”
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5 Famous WWII Covert Operations - History

5 Famous WWII Covert Operations - History | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“5 Famous WWII Covert Operations History ... the war, and played a vital role in the outcome of several major battles.”
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Chester Nez, last of the original WWII Navajo Code Talkers, dies

Chester Nez, last of the original WWII Navajo Code Talkers, dies | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez, one of the 29 members of the Navajo Nation who helped create the unbreakable WWII code, has died at the age of 93.
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Reclaiming the swastika

Reclaiming the swastika | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world.
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When Dr. Seuss Took On Adolf Hitler

When Dr. Seuss Took On Adolf Hitler | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The children's author drew more than 400 fantastical political cartoons in the early years of World War II.
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Before the Cat in the Hat, #DrSeuss took on Adolf Hitler and won!
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The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history

The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth.
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WWII poster calls for calm; now it stokes frenzy, feud

WWII poster calls for calm; now it stokes frenzy, feud | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The bookseller who discovered the poster advising Britons to 'keep calm and carry on,' which sparked a cultural craze, has joined with other merchants hoping to overturn one man's trademark of the slogan.
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A Dead WWII Soldier's Camera Was Just Found. You Won't Believe What Was On It.

A Dead WWII Soldier's Camera Was Just Found. You Won't Believe What Was On It. | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Two people came stumbled upon this old camera while searching for WWII artifacts in Europe. Inside, they found undeveloped film, which they developed into these pictures.
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The Remarkable Predictions And Inventions Of Sir Winston Churchill

The Remarkable Predictions And Inventions Of Sir Winston Churchill | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Though primarily known as a statesman, Winston Churchill was also a very capable futurist and inventor.
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Hitler's plan to bring back historic beasts from the dead... to hunt

Hitler's plan to bring back historic beasts from the dead... to hunt | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
The Nazis planned to bring back wild Auroch cows (portrait featuring a skull with an armed Nazi, main) to hunt in ancient forests across Europe, new research has uncovered.
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David Ball’s Translation of ‘Diary of the Dark Years’

David Ball’s Translation of ‘Diary of the Dark Years’ | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
Published nearly 70 years ago in France, “The Diary of the Dark Years” captures a writer’s firsthand account of the Nazi occupation in Paris.
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A look inside Nazi occupied Paris with an eye witness account published in English for the first time in 70 years.
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The man who would have killed Hitler - The Times of Israel

The man who would have killed Hitler - The Times of Israel | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“The man who would have killed Hitler The Times of Israel One day, the soldier confided in him that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was scheduled to pass through the small Polish village on a train bound for the Russian front, where Hitler was planning to...”
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9 People You May Not Know Were WWII Veterans - History

9 People You May Not Know Were WWII Veterans - History | Hidden Tales of WW2 | Scoop.it
“History 9 People You May Not Know Were WWII Veterans History Guinness would later put his wartime experience to use portraying military officers in such films as “The Bridge on the River Kwai” and “Tunes of Glory,” and even played Adolf Hitler in...”
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