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Riley shares story of letter sent in World War II, delivered last decade - Port Lavaca Wave

Riley shares story of letter sent in World War II, delivered last decade - Port Lavaca Wave | World at War | Scoop.it
Riley shares story of letter sent in World War II, delivered last decade
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Ruth Riley displays a photo of her husband, Victor, and a letter he received nearly 60 years after it was first sent to him.
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Mussolini's bunker opens to the public

Mussolini's bunker opens to the public | World at War | Scoop.it
ROME • Deep beneath the historic Villa Torlonia, where Benito Mussolini lived for nearly two decades, a wine cellar repurposed in 1941 as a bunker to protect the Fascist leader was recently opened to the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Poland: Drought reveals Soviet WW2 plane in lake - BBC News

Poland: Drought reveals Soviet WW2 plane in lake - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Drought reveals the remains of a Soviet WW2 plane in a Polish lake.
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Using telegrams and love letters to teach World War II - PBS NewsHour (blog)

Using telegrams and love letters to teach World War II - PBS NewsHour (blog) | World at War | Scoop.it
Telegram sent to the family of Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte confirming their son's death in the Battle of Normandy. Students are researching the heroes of
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Remains of WWII private who died in Japanese POW camp identified, returned

Remains of WWII private who died in Japanese POW camp identified, returned | World at War | Scoop.it
After 73 years, Pvt. Arthur Kelder, of McHenry, Illinois, who died in a Japanese POW camp in the Philippines during World War II, is finally home.
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WWII medals found on eBay returned to soldier's family in Washington State ... - KABC-TV

WWII medals found on eBay returned to soldier's family in Washington State ... - KABC-TV | World at War | Scoop.it
A small non-profit group is helping reunite military medals and keepsakes with families who didn't even know they existed.
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Escape to Colditz: Inside the famous Nazi prison - Travel - NZ Herald News ... - New Zealand Herald

Escape to Colditz: Inside the famous Nazi prison - Travel - NZ Herald News ... - New Zealand Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
Welcome to Colditz. - New Zealand Herald
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World War II veterans remember: Patriotism led Estelle Harrington to join Navy ... - Tulsa World

World War II veterans remember: Patriotism led Estelle Harrington to join Navy ... - Tulsa World | World at War | Scoop.it
Harrington, 93, who joined the Navy with her younger sister in San Francisco, would stay in for two-and-a-half years, 'doing her part' for the war effort.
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Mystery solved: Jewish WWII soldier's body found

Mystery solved: Jewish WWII soldier's body found | World at War | Scoop.it
Jewish Scene: His family never knew what happened to him, but seven decades after Israel Bristman was killed in a Russian forest fighting the Nazis, his grandson and namesake received an unexpected call informing him that remains had been found.
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The friendship that Nazi Germany couldn't destroy

The friendship that Nazi Germany couldn't destroy | World at War | Scoop.it
Joe Shute reveals how a son’s mission to honour his father uncovered one of the most dramatic - and touching - stories of the Second World War
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White House Hosts 110-Year-Old World War II Veteran

White House Hosts 110-Year-Old World War II Veteran | World at War | Scoop.it
Emma Didlake got to sit down with President Obama in the Oval Office.
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70 years on, Japanese firm to apologize to US WWII veterans - Stars and Stripes

70 years on, Japanese firm to apologize to US WWII veterans - Stars and Stripes | World at War | Scoop.it
A major Japanese corporation will offer a landmark apology this weekend for using U.S. prisoners of war for forced labor during World War II, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center that is hosting the event.
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WWII pilots cross paths in Bellaire pub 70 years after war

WWII pilots cross paths in Bellaire pub 70 years after war | World at War | Scoop.it
TRAVERSE CITY — There's no telling how many times Richard "Dick" Holloway and Charles "Charley" Cole crossed paths during their lifetimes.
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WW1 researchers invited to 'showcase' studies at UK National Archives event - Centenary News

WW1 researchers invited to 'showcase' studies at UK National Archives event - Centenary News | World at War | Scoop.it
The National Archives is offering an opportunity to share recent First World War research at a September 2016 conference focussing on the Home Front.
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World War II plane, crew remains found in Polish river bed - Fox News

World War II plane, crew remains found in Polish river bed - Fox News | World at War | Scoop.it
The remains of a Soviet fighter-bomber plane and two crew members shot down by Germans in 1945 have been found in a river in central Poland amid extremely low water levels associated with a drought, a museum official said.
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Flag kept as souvenir by World War II veteran returns to Japan - Stars and Stripes

Flag kept as souvenir by World War II veteran returns to Japan - Stars and Stripes | World at War | Scoop.it
A flag recovered from a sunken Japanese warship was returned to its home port Monday thanks to the American sailor who carried it from the battlefield in 1942.
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How World War II, a POW boat and a chocolate bar connected two families forever - OCRegister

How World War II, a POW boat and a chocolate bar connected two families forever - OCRegister | World at War | Scoop.it
HUNTINGTON BEACH – As his brain withered, the old man bent over old letters and slipped them into binders. Hours and hours he worked, as if the methodical task was the most important of his long life.
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The WW2 Daily by Paul Reed

The WW2 Daily by Paul Reed | World at War | Scoop.it
The WW2 Daily by Paul Reed, by Paul Reed: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Brown: Reluctant WWII heroes take their bows | Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

Brown: Reluctant WWII heroes take their bows | Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Frank Cummings and Robert Meiborg are among the vast group of soldiers who came home from World War II and never thought of themselves as heroes.
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Forgotten World War Two tunnels under White Cliffs of Dover to reopen

Forgotten World War Two tunnels under White Cliffs of Dover to reopen | World at War | Scoop.it
For 100 days in 1941, the men of the 172nd Tunnelling Company toiled beneath the White Cliffs of Dover to create a labyrinth of tunnels to protect the artillerymen tasked with guarding Britain’s coastline from a Nazi onslaught.
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Ukrainians visit Nazi atrocity sites as taboo ends - BBC News

Ukrainians visit Nazi atrocity sites as taboo ends - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
After decades of silence Ukrainians are learning about the Nazi massacres that wiped out entire Jewish communities, David Stern reports.
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Only with the Blitz did the royal family give up on peace with Hitler | Karina Urbach

Only with the Blitz did the royal family give up on peace with Hitler | Karina Urbach | World at War | Scoop.it
It is no surprise that the royal archive is closed to historians: a wealth of embarrassment lies within
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Remains of WWII soldier from Norwood Park returned to family 73 years after death

Remains of WWII soldier from Norwood Park returned to family 73 years after death | World at War | Scoop.it
The remains of a soldier who died in World War II were finally returned to his family in Chicago after his death in 1942.
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New Policy Paves Way for WWII Filipino Veterans to Reunite with Family - NBCNews.com

New Policy Paves Way for WWII Filipino Veterans to Reunite with Family - NBCNews.com | World at War | Scoop.it
A new White House policy will help reunite Filipino World War II veterans with family members in the Philippines stymied by 20-year immigration logjams.
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