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Historians will use DNA testing to find relatives of two British World War Two ... - Daily Mail

Historians will use DNA testing to find relatives of two British World War Two ... - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
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More than 70 years after they fell on a foreign field, the remains of two World War II heroes have been found by amateur enthusiasts in Italy.
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Battle of Manila | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

Battle of Manila | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines | World at War | Scoop.it
Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines - National Government Portal – Edited at the Office of the President of the Philippines Under Commonwealth Act No. 638
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National Archives sees signs of computer ‘compromise’

National Archives sees signs of computer ‘compromise’ | World at War | Scoop.it
The National Archives, which houses the U.S. Constitution and other historical documents, has found signs of possible unauthorized computer activity.
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Bone Chilling Footage Of A B-17 Going Down

Bone Chilling Footage Of A B-17 Going Down | World at War | Scoop.it
The Intercom Dialogue Really Puts You There!
B-17 Flying Fortresses, the most iconic bomber planes according to many, were sent to some of the most dangerous enemy territories during World War II. Designed to travel long distances and drop up to 8,000 lbs. of bombs, they were used extensively in th
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Bodies of Cleveland and Alabama airmen killed in WWII coming home after 71 years

Bodies of Cleveland and Alabama airmen killed in WWII coming home after 71 years | World at War | Scoop.it
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced on 11th June that the remains of two U.S. servicemen, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. HERB, John William, Second Lieutenant, Pilot distinguished with Flying Cross, Air Medal and Purple Heart. He was flying "Mary Lou" on that last mission. First of Them is U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. John W. Herb, 22, of Cleveland, will be buried June 18
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Name of missing WWII soldier from NY added to POW database

Name of missing WWII soldier from NY added to POW database | World at War | Scoop.it
The name of a missing soldier who was left off a World War II memorial in his western New York is being added to a prisoner of war database at a national historic site in Georgia.
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Why WWII Didn't End Sooner - Town Hall

Why WWII Didn't End Sooner - Town Hall | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy-one years ago, the British, Canadians and Americans landed on the Normandy beaches to open a second ground front against Nazi Germany.
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New Evidence Shows Duke of Windsor Plotted With Hitler

New Evidence Shows Duke of Windsor Plotted With Hitler | World at War | Scoop.it
Soviet, Spanish archives detail how the Duke wanted to replace the British cabinet with a pro-Nazi government.
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Unexploded WW2 mines disrupt Dover to Calais ferries - BBC News

Unexploded WW2 mines disrupt Dover to Calais ferries - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Two unexploded World War Two mines discovered near the port of Calais lead to the cancellation of a number of cross-Channel ferries.
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Final WW2 campaign in Italy the
basis of Doherty’s latest offering

Final WW2 campaign in Italy the<br/>basis of Doherty’s latest offering | World at War | Scoop.it
“Since most of the Italian campaign after the liberation of Rome has become obscured by events in north-west Europe, little is known of Operation GRAPESHOT generally and the achievements of Eighth and Fifth Armies in that final month of war are not part of the popular memory of the Second World War.
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Germany Shines Light on Rape by Troops Who Beat Nazis

Germany Shines Light on Rape by Troops Who Beat Nazis | World at War | Scoop.it
Professor Miriam Gebhardt, at Germany's University of Konstanz, alleges American and allied troops committed far more rapes than previously thought.
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Czechs re-enact march to remember Germans dying in post WWII expulsion

Czechs re-enact march to remember Germans dying in post WWII expulsion | World at War | Scoop.it
In a rare gesture of reconciliation, hundreds of Czechs participated in a 20-mile walk to remember some 1,700 Germans who died 70 years ago during their expulsion from the Czech city of Brno.
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Nicholas County man, WWII Veteran heads to France to commemorate D-Day - WKYT

Nicholas County man, WWII Veteran heads to France to commemorate D-Day - WKYT | World at War | Scoop.it
Nicholas County native and World War II Veteran Charlie E Wilson is 89-years-old now, he was only 18-years-old on June 6, 1944 when he was among the first wave with the U-S 4th division to take over France.
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Europe's only all female WW2 internment camp remembered - BBC News

Europe's only all female WW2 internment camp remembered - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
An exhibition which tells the previously untold stories of internees at Europe's only all female internment camp is of "international importance," organisers say.
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Japan's secret navy bunker gives glimpse of war's final days

Japan's secret navy bunker gives glimpse of war's final days | World at War | Scoop.it
YOKOHAMA, Japan — On a hillside overlooking an athletic field where high school students play volleyball, an inconspicuous entrance leads down a dusty, slippery slope — and seemingly back in
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Remains of WWII airman missing since 1944 to be returned to AL for burial

Remains of WWII airman missing since 1944 to be returned to AL for burial | World at War | Scoop.it
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced on Tuesday that a United States serviceman, who went missing during World War II, has been identified as an Alabama man and is being re...
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Former Nazi prisoner of war camp transformed into modern holiday hotspot - Daily Mail

Former Nazi prisoner of war camp transformed into modern holiday hotspot - Daily Mail | World at War | Scoop.it
A £600,000 project has been proposed to transform Cultybraggan Camp in Scotland into holiday accommodation. Fanatical Nazis were locked up at the settlement during the 1940s.
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Stalin's secret railway for war against Japan confirmed in Mongolia - Asahi Shimbun

Stalin's secret railway for war against Japan confirmed in Mongolia - Asahi Shimbun | World at War | Scoop.it
A secret railway in eastern Mongolia and a confidential order by Josef Stalin show that the Soviet Union was preparing for war against Japan in 1942, three years before the actual war started, researchers said.
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Nephew ends WW2 family mystery by finding Halifax bomber grave of lost airman

Nephew ends WW2 family mystery by finding Halifax bomber grave of lost airman | World at War | Scoop.it
After years of amateur research, Andy Clark has found the final resting place of his uncle Bill, who never returned from a Second World War bomber raid
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Museum rescues WW2 German Dornier plane - BBC News

Museum rescues WW2 German Dornier plane - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Two years after the last Dornier bomber was found in the English Channel, a specialist team are working to conserve it.
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A stirring video presentation of World War II and the deaths it caused

A stirring video presentation of World War II and the deaths it caused | World at War | Scoop.it
A new 18-minute viral video and website give new perspective on the losses in the war.
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Final WW2 campaign in Italy the
basis of Doherty’s latest offering

Final WW2 campaign in Italy the<br/>basis of Doherty’s latest offering | World at War | Scoop.it
“Since most of the Italian campaign after the liberation of Rome has become obscured by events in north-west Europe, little is known of Operation GRAPESHOT generally and the achievements of Eighth and Fifth Armies in that final month of war are not part of the popular memory of the Second World War.
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WWII pilot never forgotten by the daughter he never met

WWII pilot never forgotten by the daughter he never met | World at War | Scoop.it
Sharon Harville placed an “In Memoriam” in the newspaper last week to preserve the memory of 1st Lt. Edward C. Whaley.
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WWII vets in islands are praised for service - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WWII vets in islands are praised for service - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | World at War | Scoop.it
Three World War II veterans, two of whom served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, say they are honored that the French government is giving them its highest medal for helping to liberate the co
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Ravensbrück: life in Hitler's concentration camp for women - Washington Post

Ravensbrück: life in Hitler's concentration camp for women - Washington Post | World at War | Scoop.it
Sarah Helm describes life in Hitler’s concentration camp for women.
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National Archives tells agencies to tap into its Digital Skills Matrix - Government News

National Archives tells agencies to tap into its Digital Skills Matrix - Government News | World at War | Scoop.it
Government News National Archives tells agencies to tap into its Digital Skills Matrix Government News The National Archives of Australia has substantially ramped-up its campaign to permanently wean agencies and departments off paper records and...
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