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#WW2 #Luftwaffe "Zerstörer" (Destroyer) Messerschmitt Bf-110 in Russia,1942. My favoured WW2 aircraft for some reason http://t.co/iZiIuv30ui
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Posted in honour of friend Willi Kreisman who recently passed away

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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial — on federal land.

Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial — on federal land. | World at War | Scoop.it
The memorial to the men sat in a field until 2010 when officials took a fork lift to it.
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Police find hidden trove of Nazi artifacts behind secret door

Police find hidden trove of Nazi artifacts behind secret door | World at War | Scoop.it
A massive trove of Nazi-era artifacts were found in a secret room in a Buenos Aires suburb.
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Man Accused of Stealing WWII Dog Tags from National Archives

Man Accused of Stealing WWII Dog Tags from National Archives | World at War | Scoop.it
A historian has been charged with stealing the dog tags of servicemen whose planes crashed in WWII and selling them on eBay.
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World War 2: Briefing commanders and crews of landing barges before the invasion of Normandy

World War 2: Briefing commanders and crews of landing barges before the invasion of Normandy | World at War | Scoop.it
World War 2 photo: Instructing American commanders and crews of landing barges before the invasion of Normandy in the D-Day
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When The Allies Attacked Oran And Were Annihilated By Vichy French Soldiers

When The Allies Attacked Oran And Were Annihilated By Vichy French Soldiers | World at War | Scoop.it
After the fall of France during WWII, a puppet regime was established, with its administrative center in the town of Vichy, declaring itself The Vichy Gove
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Chilling story of Hitler's Hangman Johann Reichhart who killed 3,000

Chilling story of Hitler's Hangman Johann Reichhart who killed 3,000 | World at War | Scoop.it
The name Johann Reichhart might not be one synonymous with Nazi Germany but his ruthless killing streak made him one of the most feared members of the regime.
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Incredible moment one-tonne World War Two bomb is blown up

Incredible moment one-tonne World War Two bomb is blown up | World at War | Scoop.it
The parachute mine was discovered at a depth of 17 metres (56 feet) in the bay of Sevastopol where it had been dropped in 1941 by Nazi forces trying to block its entrance to disrupt the flow of ships.
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Remains of WWII pilot returns home after 75 years

Remains of WWII pilot returns home after 75 years | World at War | Scoop.it
After a 13-year search for their uncle John Dean Armstrong, Karen Beauprie and her cousin are finally bringing him back hom to Hutchinson.
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Treasure hunters in Germany believe they found the long lost Amber Room

Treasure hunters in Germany believe they found the long lost Amber Room | World at War | Scoop.it
It’s been nearly seven decades since it vanished; people worldwide are beginning to search for it again – the Amber Room. The Amber Room was stolen from Le
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Man who brought McDonald's to Wichita talks about fighting in World War II

Man who brought McDonald's to Wichita talks about fighting in World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
William Foshee spent most of his life running a company that served up hamburgers, but he's most proud of one of his first jobs: serving the allies during World War II.   "I was in the first yea
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Taps playing retiree atones for missed service in Vietnam

Taps playing retiree atones for missed service in Vietnam | World at War | Scoop.it
The cemetery visits started three years ago after Marquardt attended a military funeral and heard a mechanical bugle. It bothered him that a recording was being used for taps and not a live bugler.
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RT looks into WWII mystery with amateur who found crash site of Soviet hero pilot (DOCUMENTARY)

RT looks into WWII mystery with amateur who found crash site of Soviet hero pilot (DOCUMENTARY) | World at War | Scoop.it
For over 70 years, the location of the crash site of a Soviet fighter jet piloted by Aleksey Maresyev – a household name in Russia – remained a mystery. RT’s Documentary team met the amateur researcher who found it, in its film Skybound.
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How the US Stopped Japan's Naval Blitzkrieg

How the US Stopped Japan's Naval Blitzkrieg | World at War | Scoop.it
But a month before Midway, in a patch of ocean 3,500 miles away near the coast of Australia, there occurred another battle that could also be termed the turning point of the Pacific.
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Airman Missing From World War II Accounted For (Nelson, B)

Airman Missing From World War II Accounted For (Nelson, B) | World at War | Scoop.it
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Byron H.,
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Remains of Vietnam War Veteran to Return To Middle Tennessee After 50 Years

Remains of Vietnam War Veteran to Return To Middle Tennessee After 50 Years | World at War | Scoop.it
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World War 2: Japanese prisoners of war at the construction of Farhad Hydroelectric Power Plant

World War 2: Japanese prisoners of war at the construction of Farhad Hydroelectric Power Plant | World at War | Scoop.it
World War 2 photo: Japanese prisoners of war on the construction of the Farhad hydropower station on the Syr Darya river
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Battles of Attu & Kiska: Retaking Lost US Soil During WWII

Battles of Attu & Kiska: Retaking Lost US Soil During WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
In the cold, desolate Arctic near Alaska in 1942, Japanese troops quietly invaded and took over two of the Aleutian Islands, considered to be North America
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Celebrities Who Risked Their Lives For Their Countries In Wartime

Celebrities Who Risked Their Lives For Their Countries In Wartime | World at War | Scoop.it
Many famous actors and entertainers achieved their fame on stage or in Hollywood, but some had eventful and remarkable lives before they entered the public
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Korean War Pilot Back at the Controls

Korean War Pilot Back at the Controls | World at War | Scoop.it
At an age when many are slowing down, an 84-year-old Air Force veteran from Westchester is hitting the accelerator.
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Veterans search for home for WWII submarine

Veterans search for home for WWII submarine | World at War | Scoop.it
HACKENSACK, N.J. >> A group of military veterans in New Jersey is desperately trying to save a World War II submarine.
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This School Teacher Became One of the Greatest Generals of World War II

This School Teacher Became One of the Greatest Generals of World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
Lucian King Truscott, Jr. was born in Texas in 1895. When he was 16-years-old, he lied and said that he was 18 so that he could attend the summer term of the state normal school in Norman, Oklahoma. He got his certification and worked as a teacher until the United States entered World War I …
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Family suing for DNA testing of possible remains of WWII Medal of Honor recipient

Family suing for DNA testing of possible remains of WWII Medal of Honor recipient | World at War | Scoop.it
The family of World War II’s first Medal of Honor recipient is once again suing the U.S. government in an attempt to force a DNA test on an unknown set of remains buried in the Philippines that evidence suggests could belong to the celebrated war hero.
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Wichita doctor recalls World War II missions

Wichita doctor recalls World War II missions | World at War | Scoop.it
Sitting around his kitchen table Dr. Lewis Smith does not come across as a man who once faced death on a daily basis. Smith was a B-17 pilot during World War II. He started flying bombing mission
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Navy to search Alaska ocean floor for WWII-era explosives

Navy to search Alaska ocean floor for WWII-era explosives | World at War | Scoop.it
The U.S. Navy will be searching for World War II-era explosives on the ocean floor near an Alaska island in June.
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The struggles of war babies fathered by black GIs - BBC News

The struggles of war babies fathered by black GIs - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Many GIs had children with British women but under US laws black servicemen were usually refused permission to marry. So what happened to the children?
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