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Rare Boeing B-29 Superfortress used during WWII lands in Phoenix - AZFamily

Rare Boeing B-29 Superfortress used during WWII lands in Phoenix - AZFamily | World at War | Scoop.it
Rare Boeing B-29 Superfortress used during WWII lands in Phoenix
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PHOENIX – Rare World War II military aircraft are landing in the Valley this week for the Commemorative Air Forces' (CAF) AirPower History tour Feb.
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Berlin marks 70th anniversary of the end of World War II | News | DW.DE | 02.05.2015

Berlin marks 70th anniversary of the end of World War II | News | DW.DE | 02.05.2015 | World at War | Scoop.it
The Second World War ended in Berlin on May 2, 1945. At a commemoration event in the German capital, Foreign Minister Steinmeier has stressed that his country now has a special responsibility to promote world peace.
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Rape by American Soldiers in World War II France

Rape by American Soldiers in World War II France | World at War | Scoop.it
“What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American G.I. in World War II France,” a book by the historian Mary Louise Roberts, documents rape and other misconduct among the greatest generation.
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Sheboygan soldier photographed horrors at Nazi camp - The Sheboygan Press

Sheboygan soldier photographed horrors at Nazi camp - The Sheboygan Press | World at War | Scoop.it
Sheboygan soldier photographed horrors at Nazi camp
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Germans said to increasingly view themselves as victims of WWII

Germans said to increasingly view themselves as victims of WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
Most now regard Allied victory as liberation from the Nazis, and only 9% as a defeat for Germany
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Cleveland airman missing from World War II accounted for and will be buried in Willoughby

Cleveland airman missing from World War II accounted for and will be buried in Willoughby | World at War | Scoop.it
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced that several U.S. servicemen, missing from World War II, have been accounted for and their remains are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors.
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Thieves break into home, steal World War II veteran's medals

Thieves break into home, steal World War II veteran's medals | World at War | Scoop.it
A 94-year-old veteran is heartbroken after learning that her home was burglarized and some of her most cherished possessions were taken.
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Devens, World War II and our towns - Nashoba Publishing

Devens, World War II and our towns - Nashoba Publishing | World at War | Scoop.it
TOWNSEND -- Before there was housing for tens of thousands of soldiers, a firing range and substantial brick buildings, the land that Devens now occupies was largely agricultural.
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Former POW to speak at special event, fundraiser in Milan - Heritage Newspapers

Former POW to speak at special event, fundraiser in Milan - Heritage Newspapers | World at War | Scoop.it
Former POW to speak at special event, fundraiser in Milan - MILAN -- On Sunday, May 3, local organizers will be hosting a very special fundrasier with five former Prisoners of War speaking about their experiences.
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Awkward? Former WWII POW dining with Japan's prime minister

Awkward? Former WWII POW dining with Japan's prime minister | World at War | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, meet Bataan Death March survivor Lester Tenney.
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One Croatian Village’s Memory Lives On, 71 Years After Nazis Destroyed It · Global Voices

One Croatian Village’s Memory Lives On, 71 Years After Nazis Destroyed It · Global Voices | World at War | Scoop.it
On April 30, 1944, Nazi officers and other troops murdered an entire Croatian village. The Lipa Remembers Memorial Center is making sure no one forgets.
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Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America?

Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America? | World at War | Scoop.it
In the 1930s, the Nazi movement was on the rise in Europe — and at summer camps for kids in the United States.
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70 years later, retired officer returns to World War II sites where he fought

70 years later, retired officer returns  to World War II sites where he fought | World at War | Scoop.it
After leaving the Pacific battlefields of World War II, retired Lt. Col. Kenneth “Scooter” Barclay, a Killeen resident, said he never imagined returning.
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Filming the war on the Eastern Front: the memories of a Soviet cameraman | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Filming the war on the Eastern Front: the memories of a Soviet cameraman | Russia Beyond The Headlines | World at War | Scoop.it
Boris Sokolov talks to RBTH about life on the frontlines in World War II
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Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape

Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape | World at War | Scoop.it
BERLIN (Reuters) - The danger of unexploded World War Two aerial bombs lurking in the soil still haunts Germany 70 years after the war ended on May 8, 1945, exploding without warning or surfacing after
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Hitler’s Strange Last Orders

Hitler’s Strange Last Orders | World at War | Scoop.it
In the hours before completing his suicide pact with Eva Braun, Hitler found time to leave orders for his art, his people, and dismiss those he felt betrayed him.
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Munich Museum Is Another Step in Acknowledging the City’s Nazi Past

Munich Museum Is Another Step in Acknowledging the City’s Nazi Past | World at War | Scoop.it
The Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism leads visitors through the role that Munich and its society played in the rise of the Nazi movement.
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Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape - The Express Tribune

Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape - The Express Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 tonnes of live bombs and munitions are found each year in Germany, even under buildings
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70 Years of Freedom – Stories by WWII Veterans - KLM Blog

70 Years of Freedom – Stories by WWII Veterans - KLM Blog | World at War | Scoop.it
They came, they fought and they helped rebuild the nation that we live so carefree in nowadays. The Canadian WWII Veterans.
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Hollande visits Nazi death camp, urges vigilance against anti-Semitism, racism - Haaretz

Hollande visits Nazi death camp, urges vigilance against anti-Semitism, racism - Haaretz | World at War | Scoop.it
French president attends a memorial ceremony at Natzweiler-Struthof, the only Nazi concentration camp on French soil.
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Remembering World War II and the Dutch Liberation - Goderich Signal Star

Remembering World War II and the Dutch Liberation - Goderich Signal Star | World at War | Scoop.it
In the final months of the Second World War,
Canadian troops were given the dangerous task of
liberating the Netherlands from Nazi Germany’s
occupation.
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WWII veteran has never stopped serving - The Daily Advertiser

WWII veteran has never stopped serving - The Daily Advertiser | World at War | Scoop.it
Bobby Wilson treats local veterans every Saturday with soft drinks, bananas and candy.
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Former enemies honour lost Aussie airmen

Former enemies honour lost Aussie airmen | World at War | Scoop.it
AS WREATHS were laid at war graves this Anzac Day, among them were tributes to seven airmen whose headstones lie in the little Bavarian village of Durnbach.
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Nazi surrender order to be auctioned in New York

Nazi surrender order to be auctioned in New York | World at War | Scoop.it
Telegram written by Karl Dönitz, the last leader of the Third Reich, to the head of the Luftwaffe expected to fetch up to $30,000
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Thoughts from a German Bunker in Coleville

Thoughts from a German Bunker in Coleville | World at War | Scoop.it

The French countryside is beautiful. Passing Paris the Eiffel Tower shrinks, first becoming a silhouette of lights protruding upwards like a huge spear tip then fading into the cloudy sky completely. We are heading west…

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Ex-Imperial guard, 92, mourns fallen WWII comrades | The Japan Times

Ex-Imperial guard, 92, mourns fallen WWII comrades | The Japan Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Koichi Arai, 92, a former Imperial Guard member, prays for the repose of fallen comrades under a tree near the moat of the Imperial Palace compound in Toky
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