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'Honor Flight' documentary tells story of effort to send remaining WWII

A powerful forthcoming documentary tells the story of the “Stars and Strips Honor Flights” project, in which a nonprofit group sends World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the National World War II Memorial and pay ...
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Railey: What the World War II vet said as he left this world - Winston-Salem Journal

Railey: What the World War II vet said as he left this world - Winston-Salem Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
He was the everyman vet. He could have been your husband, your brother, your father, your uncle, your grandfather or your buddy …
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Ghosts of the World Wars: New images splice vintage WWII photos with modern ... - The Independent

Ghosts of the World Wars: New images splice vintage WWII photos with modern ... - The Independent | World at War | Scoop.it
Amazing images have been released showing carefully spliced together photographs from the present day and key moments during the Second World War.
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The World War Two Spitfire hero finally remembered - Telegraph

The World War Two Spitfire hero finally remembered - Telegraph | World at War | Scoop.it
A campaign to identify the grave of a lost Spitfire pilot has prompted an overhaul of MoD guidelines. Now dozens more forgotton heroes could soon be named
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Daughter Finds Trove of Parents WWII Love Letters

Daughter Finds Trove of Parents WWII Love Letters | World at War | Scoop.it
They say true love knows no boundaries, and a collection of recently discovered World War II love letters between a soldier and the apple of his eye, a beauty whom he'd never even met, certainly proves that to be true.
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Brian Johnson - Photos du journal | Facebook

Brian Johnson - Photos du journal | Facebook | World at War | Scoop.it
Beer in Malmedy, May 1940. Drinks all round eh. From the Propaganda of the Wehrmacht.
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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 | World at War | 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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Mass Grave of Stalin Victims Found in West Ukraine: Human remains found on hospital yard - YouTube

The remains of almost 200 people killed by Joseph Stalin’s secret police have been uncovered in western Ukraine. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Fac...
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British soldier: 'Field Marshall Rommel gave me beer and cigarettes' - Telegraph

British soldier: 'Field Marshall Rommel gave me beer and cigarettes' - Telegraph | World at War | Scoop.it
German general Erwin Rommel took pity on Captain Roy Wooldridge, who was taken prisoner in operation before D-Day landings, in touching encounter revealed after 70 years
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Families of lost WW2 airmen call on Government to help recover bodies from ... - Express.co.uk

Families of lost WW2 airmen call on Government to help recover bodies from ... - Express.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
THE families of five lost WW2 airmen are calling on the Government to recover their bodies after they were discovered in a swamp near Berlin.
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Inside Adolf Hitler's German beach resort after being abandoned 75 years ago - Daily Mail

Inside Adolf Hitler's German beach resort after being abandoned 75 years ago - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
Situated on the island of Rügen in Germany, the Prora beach resort was built by Adolf Hitler between 1936 and 1939 as a striking show of Third Reich architecture.
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WW2 veteran's 70-year wait for recognition from Russia comes to an end - BBC News

WW2 veteran's 70-year wait for recognition from Russia comes to an end - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Tommy Jess, 91, from Lisburn is to be awarded a medal of bravery from Russia
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Museum in Berlin presents a realistic view of WWII terror - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Museum in Berlin presents a realistic view of WWII terror - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | World at War | Scoop.it
BERLIN — There was an air of gaiety to the vintage photograph: a group of men, on retreat in the mountains.
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Mystery after part of gates to infamous WWII Nazi death camp is stolen - Mirror.co.uk

Mystery after part of gates to infamous WWII Nazi death camp is stolen - Mirror.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
Ironwork bearing the slogan 'Work Sets You Free' has disappeared from the entrance to Dachau camp near Munich, wheremore than 40,000 prisoners died
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Ezra Koenig sur Twitter

Ezra Koenig sur Twitter | World at War | Scoop.it
1 of the Soviet soldiers who helped hoist the flag over the Reichstag in WW2 was wearing 2 watches. MAY 1945, Berlin pic.twitter.com/rV4Z16YfPX
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Old Pics Archive sur Twitter

Old Pics Archive sur Twitter | World at War | Scoop.it
Women creating World War II propaganda posters, Port Washington, New York, July 8th, 1942 pic.twitter.com/j23un1Lc8Q
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Wartime spy finally accepts she is a French heroine - Telegraph

Wartime spy finally accepts she is a French heroine - Telegraph | World at War | Scoop.it
A 93-year-old former British secret agent will receive France's highest award for her courage - 70 years after parachuting behind enemy lines in preparation for D-Day
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Badass Military Pics on Twitter

Badass Military Pics on Twitter | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII Soviet sniper Julia Petrovna - killed 80 Germans pic.twitter.com/ugydzC1Ai0
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91-Year-Old WWII Nurse at The Legacy Willow Bend Reflects on Her Service

91-Year-Old WWII Nurse at The Legacy Willow Bend Reflects on Her Service | World at War | Scoop.it
Veterans Day is a time when many pause to think about those who served our nation by facing the enemy and putting their lives on the line in combat. However,...
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70-year Search for Missing Airman Could be over | East Midlands News

70-year search for missing airman could be over. The sister of a long lost World War Two airman... http://t.co/CyMgtBjPHo
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25 photos from the homefront: Detroit during the early 1940s, World War II

25 photos from the homefront: Detroit during the early 1940s, World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
Photos from the homefront: Detroit during the early 1940s, World War II
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Sister Secret Agents in World War II Fought Alongside Men

Sister Secret Agents in World War II Fought Alongside Men | World at War | Scoop.it
As secret agents in World War II, British women fought alongside men, practicing the black arts of sabotage and silent killing.
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Oldham History | William Tucker WWII vet Part 2 - The Courier-Journal

Oldham History | William Tucker WWII vet Part 2 - The Courier-Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
The following continue with stories from William Tucker. In 2000, William Tucker participated in the Veteran’s Oral History Project at the Oldham County History Center.
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WWII veteran went from battling Germans to guarding them - Elmwood Park Elm Leaves

WWII veteran went from battling Germans to guarding them - Elmwood Park Elm Leaves | World at War | Scoop.it
Oreste “Ernie” Piattoni of Franklin Park spent a year of World War II recovering from being shot before returning to service.
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1943 was pivotal year for World War II - Norwich Bulletin

1943 was pivotal year for World War II - Norwich Bulletin | World at War | Scoop.it
On Dec. 6, 1941, few Americans knew where Pearl Harbor was. By the end of the following day, the Naval base in Hawaii had been seared into our collective
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'I'm glad I did what I did' : WWII vet looks back - The Northwest Florida Daily News

'I'm glad I did what I did' : WWII vet looks back - The Northwest Florida Daily News | World at War | Scoop.it
Northwest Florida Daily News - Local News. Your source for local news from Santa Rosa county to Santa Rosa Beach.
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