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How These WWII Paratroopers Made Military History - Parade

How These WWII Paratroopers Made Military History - Parade | World at War | Scoop.it
How These WWII Paratroopers Made Military History Parade When Walter Morris, a former bricklayer from Waynesboro, Ga., joined the military in 1940, segregated black soldiers were relegated to menial tasks, serving as cooks, guards, or drivers for...
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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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Remains of St. Pete World War II pilot returned after seven decades

Remains of St. Pete World War II pilot returned after seven decades | World at War | Scoop.it
TAMPA — Seven decades after he was shot down during World War II, Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. John Donald Mumford came home Thursday night.
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Remains of missing St. Petersburg World War II fighter pilot returning Thursday night

Remains of missing St. Petersburg World War II fighter pilot returning Thursday night | World at War | Scoop.it
On the morning of June 6, 1944, as history was being made off the coast of Normandy, Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. John Donald Mumford was flying his P-51 Mustang fighter through the skies over Romania. He was escorting a squadron of B-17 Flying Fortress bombers to an air raid on a German airfield.
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More than 70 years after he was executed by the Germans, WWII ace finds rest

More than 70 years after he was executed by the Germans, WWII ace finds rest | World at War | Scoop.it
The body rested more than 70 years in an American cemetery in France before researchers felt certain its story matched that of Capt. Albert Schlegel. The ace of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a local legend who had been declared killed in action in 1944 after flying a mission over France. Schlegel will be buried with full military honors in Beaufort National Cemetery at the end of March.
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10 Surviving Military Relics of World War Two - Urban Ghosts

10 Surviving Military Relics of World War Two - Urban Ghosts | World at War | Scoop.it
As we’ve demonstrated many times on this blog, our planet is littered with the remarkable military relics of a conflict that ended over seven decades ago.
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8,000 evacuated in German city after WWII bomb found

8,000 evacuated in German city after WWII bomb found | World at War | Scoop.it
Some 8,000 people were evacuated Thursday from homes, shops and offices in the western German city of Duesseldorf after an unexploded World War II bomb was uncovered, local authorities said
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Pilots Of The Soviet East. The memory of the women participating in WWII

Pilots Of The Soviet East. The memory of the women participating in WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
Pilots Of The Soviet East. The memory of the women participating in WWII About the combat path of the Soviet women in the great Patriotic war says a l
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Author Says Hitler Was 'Blitzed' On Cocaine And Opiates During The War

Author Says Hitler Was 'Blitzed' On Cocaine And Opiates During The War | World at War | Scoop.it
Author Norman Ohler says that Adolf Hitler's drug abuse increased "significantly" from the fall of 1941 until winter of 1944: "Hitler needed those highs to substitute [for] his natural charisma."
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Sam Summerlin, correspondent who first reported the Korean War had ended, dies at 89

Sam Summerlin, correspondent who first reported the Korean War had ended, dies at 89 | World at War | Scoop.it
Former Associated Press foreign correspondent Sam Summerlin, who was the first to report the Korean War had ended, has died.
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Families torn asunder remember WWII Broome air raid

Families torn asunder remember WWII Broome air raid | World at War | Scoop.it
The death of around 100 people during the Japanese air raid on Broome is still impacting families of victims and survivors 75 years later.
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OVERCOMING THE DREADED 1973 FIRE AT THE NPRC IN... - Global Military Research, LLC

OVERCOMING THE DREADED 1973 FIRE AT THE NPRC IN... - Global Military Research, LLC | World at War | Scoop.it
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Reflecting on the Presidential Order that Sent Japanese Americans to Incarceration Camps

Reflecting on the Presidential Order that Sent Japanese Americans to Incarceration Camps | World at War | Scoop.it
This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The order forcibly removed approximately 120,000
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Heroic story of one of Britain’s last surviving Nazi POW escapees told for the first time

Heroic story of one of Britain’s last surviving Nazi POW escapees told for the first time | World at War | Scoop.it
ONE of Britain’s last surviving Nazi prisoner of war escapees has told of his incredible bid for freedom for the first time.
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The International Examiner – Letter to the Editor: We can’t ignore the atrocities of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII

The International Examiner – Letter to the Editor: We can’t ignore the atrocities of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
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A U.S. soldier shares his binoculars with three girls after the liberation of Normandy, WWII, 1944. [1200 X 864] - History Blog

A U.S. soldier shares his binoculars with three girls after the liberation of Normandy, WWII, 1944. [1200 X 864] - History Blog | World at War | Scoop.it
Gerry is spelled with a G? for decades we wondered why the Germans were called "Jerrys" throughout the war. We've constantly seen it with a J https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_terms_used_for_Germans#Jerry ... This image with the titl
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In service to their country: Moving tales of Irishmen who fought in WWII

In service to their country: Moving tales of Irishmen who fought in WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
The stories of Irishmen who served in WWII are deeply moving says Geoffrey Roberts
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Photographs show women working in the aircraft industry in WWII

Photographs show women working in the aircraft industry in WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
These are the amazing images of women working in the aircraft industry during the early years of World War II. The women were brought into the vital war industry to free up the men to fight the Axis powers.
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Families, state lawmaker want answers about Missouri’s missing Vietnam War heroes

Families, state lawmaker want answers about Missouri’s missing Vietnam War heroes | World at War | Scoop.it
Missouri has 15 Vietnam War soldiers who are considered unaccounted for. A state House committee has unanimously passed a resolution that would urge a federal agency in charge of recovering missing…
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School Assignment Leads to Discovery of WWII Plane With Pilot’s Body Still Inside

School Assignment Leads to Discovery of WWII Plane With Pilot’s Body Still Inside | World at War | Scoop.it
When 14-year-old Daniel Kristiansen was assigned a World War II project for history class, his father jokingly suggested he look for a German plane that had allegedly crashed at the family farm. Well wouldn’t you know it, he actually found the damned thing—along with the dead airman’s remains. It’s being called one of the most sensational discoveries in recent times.
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Hoosier soldier’s remains to return home decades after death in Korean War

Hoosier soldier’s remains to return home decades after death in Korean War | World at War | Scoop.it
LIBERTY, Ind. – A fallen Indiana soldier will return home this week decades after leaving the Hoosier State to fight in the Korean War. Corporal Gerald I. “Bud” Shepler was officially listed as missing in action for decades. Shepler, a paratrooper with U.S.
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The WWII Plan to Mess With the Japanese by Dyeing Mt. Fuji

The WWII Plan to Mess With the Japanese by Dyeing Mt. Fuji | World at War | Scoop.it
It was certainly an ambitious proposal.
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Wednesday's Warriors: WWII Veteran John Luckadoo

Wednesday's Warriors: WWII Veteran John Luckadoo | World at War | Scoop.it
This week's Wednesday's Warrior is a man, who by his own account, should not be here. He's John Luckadoo, A World War II veteran. Most people call him Lucky.

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Japan emperor meets Vietnam kin of Tokyo's WWII soldiers

Japan emperor meets Vietnam kin of Tokyo's WWII soldiers | World at War | Scoop.it
Japan's royal couple on Thursday listened to the tearful stories of Vietnamese children who were abandoned by their Japanese soldier fathers after WWII, a symbolic meeting in Hanoi aimed at healing wounds between the former war foes. The 83-year-old Japanese emperor Akihito and his wife, Michiko
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Exhibition marks World War Two bombing of Sheffield - BBC News

Exhibition marks World War Two bombing of Sheffield - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 people killed and wounded in German air raids on the city in December 1940
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Bratislava: A Walk Along the WWII Frontier - The Biveros Effect

Bratislava: A Walk Along the WWII Frontier - The Biveros Effect | World at War | Scoop.it
Are you interested in the history of the Cold War and the WWII frontier? Read more about all the bunkers on the border between Slovakia and Austria.
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