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The Man Who Held Off Six Enemy Tanks and Several Waves of Infantry for an Hour By Firing on Them While Standing Atop a Burning Tank

The Man Who Held Off Six Enemy Tanks and Several Waves of Infantry for an Hour By Firing on Them While Standing Atop a Burning Tank | Social Studies | Scoop.it
Today I found out about Audie Murphy, the most decorated U.S. World War II veteran. Murphy was born on June 20, 1925 in Texas. His family was extremely poor, partially due to having twelve young mouths to feed.

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LiveLeak.com - World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color

World War II colour clips of fighters and bombers. Fighters gun camera footage, dogfights, fighters attacking bombers and land targets. Bombers bombing runs and being under fire n shot down. Quick picks: Bombers bombing ...
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World War II Veteran gets surprise - Wayne Independent

World War II Veteran gets surprise - Wayne Independent | Social Studies | Scoop.it
World War II Veteran gets surprise
Wayne Independent
It started out as a normal day at Bethany Village. When residents were eating lunch they couldn't have foreseen what was about to happen, especially one man in particular.
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10 of the Most Infamous Art Destructions of World War II - Hyperallergic

10 of the Most Infamous Art Destructions of World War II - Hyperallergic | Social Studies | Scoop.it
While the recent news of Cornelius Gurlitt's cache of 1400 Nazi-connected paintings is an astounding recovery of works long missing, the extent of irreparable cultural damage during World War II remains a gaping void of loss.
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Human skeletons, artifacts recovered from WWII Nazi U-boat discovered off ... - Fox News

Human skeletons, artifacts recovered from WWII Nazi U-boat discovered off ... - Fox News | Social Studies | Scoop.it
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Historian sheds new light on working class life during industrial revolution - University of East Anglia (UEA)

Historian sheds new light on working class life during industrial revolution - University of East Anglia (UEA) | Social Studies | Scoop.it
The lives of the working class during the industrial revolution are revealed in a major new book which challenges previous accounts of the social impact of one of the most critical periods in British history.

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Mavis Batey, Bletchley Park code breaker in World War II, dies at 92 - Washington Post

Mavis Batey, Bletchley Park code breaker in World War II, dies at 92 - Washington Post | Social Studies | Scoop.it
Mavis Batey, Bletchley Park code breaker in World War II, dies at 92 Washington Post Mavis Batey was a British student of 19, midway through her university course in German Romanticism, when she was recruited for a top-secret assignment during...
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World War II Reunions Poignant For Dwindling Veterans

World War II Reunions Poignant For Dwindling Veterans | Social Studies | Scoop.it
National Park Service employee uses a blower to clean near the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Barriers went down at National Park Service sites and thousands of furloughed federal workers ...
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Obsidian Wings: Was World War II a civil war?

Obsidian Wings: Was World War II a civil war? | Social Studies | Scoop.it
by Doctor Science To be clear, I am only talking about WWII in Europe. I was inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' example to pick up Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt. I'm only about 150 pages into...
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Meet Fred Bieser, World War II Airplane Turret Restorer - Tested

Meet Fred Bieser, World War II Airplane Turret Restorer - Tested | Social Studies | Scoop.it
Tweet. Some hobbyists restore cars, some restore airplanes. But for the past 30 years, Fred Bieser has been obsessed with restoring the gun turrets that were mounted onto World War II bombers. We visit his workshop in ...
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