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Memorials to honor World War II veterans in Landrum - Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Memorials to honor World War II veterans in Landrum
Tryon Daily Bulletin
Landrum World War II veterans will be honored Sunday, Jan. 13 at an event sponsored by the Landrum Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4873.
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Why Bergen-Belsen's 1945 liberation is ingrained in British memory

Why Bergen-Belsen's 1945 liberation is ingrained in British memory | World at War | Scoop.it
The images of Bergen-Belsen have assumed a particularly special place in British official memory. Why?
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Amazing WW2 pictures show bombed Scunthorpe house and people on High Street in gas masks

Amazing WW2 pictures show bombed Scunthorpe house and people on High Street in gas masks | World at War | Scoop.it
WHEN war broke out in September 1939 the Scunthorpe Telegraph printed information from the Government about what to do during an air-raid, the steel town being regarded as an obvious target. The...
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The unsung Second World War heroes and heroines of the air - Yorkshire Post

The unsung Second World War heroes and heroines of the air - Yorkshire Post | World at War | Scoop.it
The Air Transport Auxiliary played an important, yet often overlooked, role during the Second World War. Chris Bond spoke to one of its last surviving pilots about his experiences.
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Mary Ellis was a Spitfire pilot in WW2. At 98, she still flies

Mary Ellis was a Spitfire pilot in WW2. At 98, she still flies | World at War | Scoop.it
Alan Titchmarsh meets a neighbour on the Isle of Wight who was shot at during the Second World War. She insists she is 'nothing special'. We beg to differ
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Franklin Roosevelt dies, World War II week by week

Franklin Roosevelt dies, World War II week by week | World at War | Scoop.it
For those under the age of 12 he was the only president they had known. The death of Franklin Roosevelt was the end of an era but not the end of the war.
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Oldest WWII combat vet prepares to celebrate 109th birthday

Oldest WWII combat vet prepares to celebrate 109th birthday | World at War | Scoop.it
Next month the nation's oldest living World War II combat veteran turns 109. Richard Overton calls East Austin home and he's already receiving some early birthday gifts.
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Russian Museum Closes Amid Scandal Over US and British WWII Photos - The Moscow Times

Russian Museum Closes Amid Scandal Over US and British WWII Photos - The Moscow Times | World at War | Scoop.it
A major museum in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg has closed for an "undetermined period" amid a scandal over an exhibition of World War II photos co-organized by the U.S. and British consulates.
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10 Incredible Photos Of American Servicemen At Duxford In The Second World War

10 Incredible Photos Of American Servicemen At Duxford In The Second World War | World at War | Scoop.it
The US Eighth Air Force's 78th Fighter Group was based at RAF Duxford between April 1943 and October 1945. The following 10 photos show the kinds of things they got up to when Duxford was the place they called home.
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NCCC conference will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II - The Buffalo News

NCCC conference will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II  - The Buffalo News | World at War | Scoop.it
SANBORN – The World War II era was a transformative time that affected all of humanity in very different ways.A conference commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of that war on Wednesday will delve into the era and how it was affected by the war, from the making of the atomic... - The Buffalo News
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No Peace for the Dead in Callously Neglected Polish Jewish Cemetery

No Peace for the Dead in Callously Neglected Polish Jewish Cemetery | World at War | Scoop.it
Even as tourists flock to Warsaw’s gleaming Jewish sites, bones stick out of the ground in an overgrown cemetery not far away. How was this allowed to happen — and what can be done?
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The dying veteran who's final farewell to his grandson has been denied by a visa delay

The dying veteran who's final farewell to his grandson has been denied by a visa delay | World at War | Scoop.it
The family of a decorated Second World War veteran with only a few days to live say he may miss “the last chance to say goodbye” to his grandson, due to delays at an outsourcing company paid millions by the Home Office to process travel visas.
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Utah veteran and his team of 10 defied the odds in WWII | KSL.com

Utah veteran and his team of 10 defied the odds in WWII | KSL.com | World at War | Scoop.it
A team of 10 men pulled off what may seem nearly impossible. Not only did they survive five invasions in World War II's Pacific Theater and a torpedo strike, they did it without much more than bumps and bruises.
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Film revisits little-known Hitler assassination attempt | Film | DW.DE | 09.04.2015

Film revisits little-known Hitler assassination attempt | Film | DW.DE | 09.04.2015 | World at War | Scoop.it
A new German film sheds fresh light on Georg Elser's assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler, with its creators drawing comparisons with contemporary global events, including the war in the Ukraine and Edward Snowden.
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New film from 'Downfall' director Oliver Hirschbiegel

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Sunken WW2 Aircraft Carrier Found ‘Amazingly Intact’ After Atomic Blasts

Sunken WW2 Aircraft Carrier Found ‘Amazingly Intact’ After Atomic Blasts | World at War | Scoop.it
Even after a war in the Pacific and two atomic blasts, the sunken World War 2 aircraft carrier known as the USS Independence looks “amazingly intact.” Experts
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Help needed to mark Belfast victims of Luftwaffe - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Help needed to mark Belfast victims of Luftwaffe - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | World at War | Scoop.it
This week marks the anniversary of what became known as the "Easter Tuesday" air raid by the German Luftwaffe on Belfast in 1941, while in a few weeks' time, we will have the
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Jewish Soldiers In World War II

Jewish Soldiers In World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
During the Second World War, a million and a half Jewish soldiers fought in the Allied armies, the Partisan units in Eastern Europe, and the anti-fascist underground movements in Western Europe and North Africa. These Jewish fighters won over 200,000 medals and citations. The Museum of the Jewish Soldier in World War II in Latrun, […]
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WW2 German Enigma machine auctioned for record-breaking price

WW2 German Enigma machine auctioned for record-breaking price | World at War | Scoop.it
Bletchley-baiting three-rotor code box sold for six-figure sum
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From the Editor: Pyle's dispatches brought WWII home

From the Editor: Pyle's dispatches brought WWII home | World at War | Scoop.it
In the 1940s, war correspondent Ernie Pyle was the eyes and ears for Americans at home during World War II.Unlike typical battlefield reporting, Pyle’s columns focused on the war from the perspective of the common soldier, those“G.I. Joes”who lived
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Hunt continues for missing World War Two Polish submarine - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

Hunt continues for missing World War Two Polish submarine - WAR HISTORY ONLINE | World at War | Scoop.it
The hunt for a Polish submarine that went missing during World War Two is to be resumed. The Orzel was on patrol in the North Sea along with a Royal Navy patrol in 1940, but the submarine along
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Dutch researchers say new mass grave found at Nazi camp

Dutch researchers say new mass grave found at Nazi camp | World at War | Scoop.it
Further excavation of site located in Germany’s Bergen-Belsen camp nixed by local Jewish community
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I visited this camp in 2003 while visiting Germany.  A dear friend took me on a tour of this camp.  I was impressed to see the youth of Germany on organized school trips to learn about the holocaust while I was there.

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Visit the National World War II Museum in New Orleans

Visit the National World War II Museum in New Orleans | World at War | Scoop.it
Expanding museum has grown beyond the dreams of its late founder, best-selling author and University of New Orleans historian Stephen Ambrose. It tells stories that bridge time and space.
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B-17 ‘Texas Raiders’ Honors Veterans At Bluebonnet Airshow

B-17 ‘Texas Raiders’ Honors Veterans At Bluebonnet Airshow | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII B-17 BOMBER HONORS VETERANS AT BLUEBONNET AIR SHOW
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Amazing story of last 24 hours in Adolf Hitler's bunker in Berlin

Amazing story of last 24 hours in Adolf Hitler's bunker in Berlin | World at War | Scoop.it
Hitler's Last Day: Minute by Minute tells the amazing story of the tyrant's final fall, including how he finally married his mistress of 14 years Eva Braun (pictured) as Berlin crumbled above them.
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Former POW recalls his day of liberation

Former POW recalls his day of liberation | World at War | Scoop.it
KEN LENTZ, shown with a photo taken while serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, was honored Thursday at Primrose Retirement Communities, where he is a resident. President Barack...
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Survivors, veterans recall Buchenwald horror 70 years on

Survivors, veterans recall Buchenwald horror 70 years on | World at War | Scoop.it
WEIMAR, Germany (AP) — Buchenwald survivor Henry Oster recalls thinking that a fellow inmate had "lost his sense of reality" when he said 70 years ago Saturday that the concentration camp was being liberated, bringing an end to the long ordeal of the 21,000 surviving prisoners.

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