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Neuschwanstein: A fairy tale darling's dark Nazi past - Deutsche Welle

Neuschwanstein: A fairy tale darling's dark Nazi past - Deutsche Welle | World at War | Scoop.it
Neuschwanstein: A fairy tale darling's dark Nazi past Deutsche Welle But the fairy-tale fortress has its own Nazi past, illuminated most recently in George Clooney's World War II drama, "The Monuments Men." The film follows an Allied special forces...
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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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Sailor Missing Since D-Day at Omaha Beach Finally Found

Sailor Missing Since D-Day at Omaha Beach Finally Found | World at War | Scoop.it
On June 6, 1944, Anderson was in Landing Craft Tank (LCT), Mark 5, Hull Number 30, which landed on Omaha Beach, France during the invasion of Normandy.
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Antiquities Looted During WWII Located In Moscow Museum

Antiquities Looted During WWII Located In Moscow Museum | World at War | Scoop.it
Treasures stolen during World War II were recently found in a Moscow museum.
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Banana raffles and dog wool: the ingenuity of a wartime women’s army

Banana raffles and dog wool: the ingenuity of a wartime women’s army | World at War | Scoop.it
Appeal aims to give access to photos and reports of the Women’s Voluntary Services
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How Bletchley Park Beat Cloak and Dagger

How Bletchley Park Beat Cloak and Dagger | World at War | Scoop.it
Spies on the ground during WWII were able to accomplish little in the way of intelligence gathering that made a difference. Codebreakers were another story entirely.
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Soviet 'Night Witches' Pilots

Soviet 'Night Witches' Pilots | World at War | Scoop.it
Personal history of aviation people from all nations and all eras, and including descriptions of the site's methods and objectives, including original research.
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The WWII Seaman Who Survived Two Ship Sinkings

The WWII Seaman Who Survived Two Ship Sinkings | World at War | Scoop.it
Walter “Irby” West, Jr., didn’t expect to be abandoning his ship in the Pacific during World War II just 10 months after surviving a sinking…
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War Stories of Vietnam

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This article features an interview with a Vietnam War veteran from the Army division. Pictures, videos, maps, commentary and polls are also listed in this hub.
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Nurses on the frontline

Nurses on the frontline | World at War | Scoop.it
Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
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Hidden histories of a million wartime women

Royal Voluntary Service is raising funds for Hidden histories of a million wartime women on Kickstarter!

Revealing the hidden histories of a million women from all over Great Britain during the Second World War.
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Waiting for the Wind to Blow Me Away

Waiting for the Wind to Blow Me Away | World at War | Scoop.it
My time in the military was brief, but at the risk of sounding vainglorious, during that period I was perhaps the most important individual in our great nation's security mechanism. From 1974 through '78 I served as the supreme commander of a balsa wood air force that knew no rival. Depending on factors such as…
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WWII Vet Reunites With Man He Saved From Concentration Camp

WWII Vet Reunites With Man He Saved From Concentration Camp | World at War | Scoop.it
They exchanged, hugs, kisses and tears during their reunion.
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War brides to gather in Halifax to commemorate voyage to Canada | Toronto Star

War brides to gather in Halifax to commemorate voyage to Canada | Toronto Star | World at War | Scoop.it
Women who met and married Canadian soldiers during the Second World War will gather at Pier 21 in Halifax.
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Female WWII American pilots given right to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Female WWII American pilots given right to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | World at War | Scoop.it
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WWII vet on last Honor Flight faces fear, flies for first time since war

WWII vet on last Honor Flight faces fear, flies for first time since war | World at War | Scoop.it
It was a big trip for WWII veteran Charlie Farley of Chapin as Wednesday’s flight was the final trip for the Honor Flight of South Carolina.
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China says hopes US, Vietnam ties benefit regional peace

China says hopes US, Vietnam ties benefit regional peace | World at War | Scoop.it
(From Reuters) China is happy to see Vietnam normalizing relations with the United States and hopes it benefits regional peace, China said on Friday as the United States considers lifting a three-d…
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Obama's Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

Obama's Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies | World at War | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima's haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administration
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B-29 Doc moves under own power for first time in 60 years

B-29 Doc moves under own power for first time in 60 years | World at War | Scoop.it
Volunteers restoring the Wichita-built, B-29 bomber conducted the first test of Doc’s brakes and ability to turn during a test on Wednesday at Air Capital Flight Line, formerly Boeing Wichita, on South Oliver.
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German Infantry and SS in WW2

German Infantry and SS in WW2 | World at War | Scoop.it
Armorama.com is the largest online community of Armor/AFV modelers on the Internet.
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You Can Finally See One Of WWII's Most Infamous And Rare Japanese Bombers In Hawaii

You Can Finally See One Of WWII's Most Infamous And Rare Japanese Bombers In Hawaii | World at War | Scoop.it
The Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor is bringing one of two remaining "Kates" back to life.
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V-Day: Ignore the neocons and remember the 27mn

V-Day: Ignore the neocons and remember the 27mn | World at War | Scoop.it
May 9 is Victory Day – the day that Russia commemorates the tremendous sacrifice made by the people of the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War.
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