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A World War II veteran's forgotten letters keep memory alive - Tampabay.com

A World War II veteran's forgotten letters keep memory alive - Tampabay.com | World at War | Scoop.it
A World War II veteran's forgotten letters keep memory aliveTampabay.comBRANDON — Cyndi Buchanan found the box on the porch of a house in the shade of a 100-year-old oak tree with limbs that scratched patterns in the sky.
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World War Two veteran Maurice Fevold given full military send off - Daily Mail

World War Two veteran Maurice Fevold given full military send off - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
Staff Sergeant Maurice Fevold was 21 when his plane was hit during the Battle of the Bulge. Its wreckage was found in 2007 and the soldier's remains have only recently been identified.
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Uncle's dog tag found in France surprises Strongsville man: Faces of the Suns ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Uncle's dog tag found in France surprises Strongsville man: Faces of the Suns ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com | World at War | Scoop.it
Don Heddesheimer of Strongsville was surprised to learn that two individuals in France found his uncle's dog tags from WWII.
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Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII - KTRK-TV

Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII - KTRK-TV | World at War | Scoop.it
Time and time again, the low-key "Jack King" was able to convince British traitors that he was a Gestapo man, gathering up potentially lethal information intended for the Nazis
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Fukushima students win award for film about WWII balloon bombs - The Japan Times

Fukushima students win award for film about WWII balloon bombs - The Japan Times | World at War | Scoop.it
A group of junior high school students from Fukushima Prefecture won recognition in a global video contest for making a short film on bombs attached to balloons by the Japanese ...
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Former World War II POWs return to Japan - Stars and Stripes

Former World War II POWs return to Japan - Stars and Stripes | World at War | Scoop.it
Standing on the waterfront in Tokyo Bay, former Army Sgt. William Sanchez said he can still picture the outlines of Camp Omori, where he was one of 606 allied prisoners of war during World War II.
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Tweet from @HistoricalPics

Tweet from @HistoricalPics | World at War | Scoop.it
Colour photo of a Nazi rally taken by one of Hitler's personal photographers. 1930s pic.twitter.com/v5FH5hq22S
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Project works to preserve WWII stories - Asheville Citizen-Times

Project works to preserve WWII stories - Asheville Citizen-Times | World at War | Scoop.it
‘Greatest Generation’ vanishing rapidly
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Germans crazy about UK WWII manual - The Times of Israel

Germans crazy about UK WWII manual - The Times of Israel | World at War | Scoop.it
Bestselling 'Instructions for British Servicemen' warns against sentimentality during occupation, says 'Germans have a streak of hysteria'
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WWII aircraft will leave Topeka for restoration - Lawrence Journal World

WWII aircraft will leave Topeka for restoration - Lawrence Journal World | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII aircraft will leave Topeka for restoration Lawrence Journal World Topeka — A Michigan man has bought a rare World War II plane from a Topeka museum and plans to make it airworthy.
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A Heroic World War II Nurse Is Finally Being Honored For Intentionally Giving ... - Uproxx

A Heroic World War II Nurse Is Finally Being Honored For Intentionally Giving ... - Uproxx | World at War | Scoop.it
A heroic World War II nurse is finally being honored for sleeping with a bunch of Nazi patients just to give them STDs.
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World War II love story comes full circle - The Herald Bulletin

World War II love story comes full circle - The Herald Bulletin | World at War | Scoop.it
It took Nancy Cavin Pitts 12 years to write and publish the World War II love story of her mother, Daphne Abston Kelley Cavin, and her first husband, Raymond Kelley, who was killed in action during World War II shortly after the couple married.
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Hard Times in Hürtgen Forest

Hard Times in Hürtgen Forest | World at War | Scoop.it
View World War II combat photos of American GIs fighting the grueling Battle of Germany's Hürtgen Forest (often spelled Huertgen or Hurtgen) in 1944.
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'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler - Los Angeles Times

'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler - Los Angeles Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Vanessa Lapa's documentary, "The Decent One," brings the epistolary form to documentary, using narrated excerpts from a trove of top Nazi Heinrich Himmler's diaries and letters — including those of his wife, Margarete, his parents and even eldest...
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Austria inaugurates memorial to Wehrmacht deserters killed by the Nazis - Deutsche Welle

Austria inaugurates memorial to Wehrmacht deserters killed by the Nazis - Deutsche Welle | World at War | Scoop.it
A monument to deserters from the German army during World War II has been unveiled in central Vienna. This follows decades of controversy over recognition and compensation in Austria.
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This Vintage Map Shows the 'Greatest Battle in the History of Naval Warfare' - TIME

This Vintage Map Shows the 'Greatest Battle in the History of Naval Warfare' - TIME | World at War | Scoop.it
The Battle of Leyte Gulf took place 70 years ago
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HMS Southhampton veteran remembers first WWII air raid on 75th anniversay - stv.tv

HMS Southhampton veteran remembers first WWII air raid on 75th anniversay - stv.tv | World at War | Scoop.it
There are calls for a memorial to commemorate the battle in the skies over the Firth of Forth on October 16, 1939.
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Aerial photographer made dangerous reconnaissance WWII flights in the Pacific - The Saratogian

Aerial photographer made dangerous reconnaissance WWII flights in the Pacific - The Saratogian | World at War | Scoop.it
SARATOGA SPRINGS >> During World War II, Bob Wincowski did all of his shooting with a camera that helped the U.S. and its allies defeat Imperial Japan.
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World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll - West Hawaii Today

World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll - West Hawaii Today | World at War | Scoop.it
Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S.
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Pacific jungle yields WWII airman's remains - USA TODAY

Pacific jungle yields WWII airman's remains - USA TODAY | World at War | Scoop.it
A daughter buries the dad she never met — a bomber pilot shot down in the Big War.
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Color photos from pre-war Nazi Germany

Color photos from pre-war Nazi Germany | World at War | Scoop.it
A collection of amazing rare color photos from Nazi Germany. Nazi Party was not just a political organization, it was a psychological propaganda machine.
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Véronique Meunier's curator insight, October 16, 11:51 AM

Une superbe et rare collection de photo couleur de l'Allemagne nazi.

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Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items - Record-Searchlight

Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items - Record-Searchlight | World at War | Scoop.it
LIFESTYLES
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WWII spies and their rat bombs: Spy manual memorised by agents reveals tricks ... - Daily Mail

WWII spies and their rat bombs: Spy manual memorised by agents reveals tricks ... - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
According to the top secret British Spy Manual, agents were using gadgets and devices which would give Bond a run for his money including explosives hidden in fruit, handbags and even live rats.
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Palm Beach airport to unveil bust of World War II flying ace Tuesday - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Palm Beach airport to unveil bust of World War II flying ace Tuesday - Palm Beach Post (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Palm Beach airport to unveil bust of World War II flying ace Tuesday
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Michigan Honors project aims to prevent living World War II veterans from ... - Bay City Times

Michigan Honors project aims to prevent living World War II veterans from ... - Bay City Times | World at War | Scoop.it
With Veteran's Day just around the corner, I'm certain there are living World War II veterans who we have yet to reach through our Michigan Honors project. It's important to us that we make those connections and document those stories.
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WW2 air evac nurse to tell her story, share her book at Stafford - The Ocean Signal

WW2 air evac nurse to tell her story, share her book at Stafford - The Ocean Signal | World at War | Scoop.it
The Ocean Signal WW2 air evac nurse to tell her story, share her book at Stafford The Ocean Signal ed-BarbaraGruning MANAHAWKIN – Barbara Gruning, a WWII air evacuation nurse, will talk about her battle experiences and book, “Flight Nurse: From...
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