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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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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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Roosevelt wanted to buy a piece of Crimea in final days of World War II

Roosevelt wanted to buy a piece of Crimea in final days of World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
Crimea unveils bust of FDR remembering closer ties between Moscow and US during world’s darkest days
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Vietnam War Images by Vietcong Photographers (48 photos) | Old Pics Archive | Page 8

Vietnam War Images by Vietcong Photographers (48 photos) | Old Pics Archive | Page 8 | World at War | Scoop.it
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Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to fascism

Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to fascism | World at War | Scoop.it
The son of a Nazi governor has spoken of his fears over the possible break-up of the European Union and warned that Germany could return to authoritarianism if its economy hit the skids.
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Family of soldiers killed, missing in WWII earns Sullivan award

Family of soldiers killed, missing in WWII earns Sullivan award | World at War | Scoop.it
In early 1945 an Iowa soldier stood over his brother’s grave in Europe following the Battle of the Bulge.
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Agent Orange - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Agent Orange - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com | World at War | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Agent Orange, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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The German officer who tried to kill Hitler - BBC News

The German officer who tried to kill Hitler - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy years ago, a German army officer entered a secret Nazi complex on the Eastern Front - his mission was to kill Adolf Hitler

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'On 20 July 1944, a 36-year-old German army officer, Col Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, arrived at a heavily guarded complex hidden in a forest in East Prussia. His mission was to kill Adolf Hitler.'
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'We thought we'd be treated differently': Indigenous soldiers still fighting for recognition

'We thought we'd be treated differently': Indigenous soldiers still fighting for recognition | World at War | Scoop.it
Indigenous soldiers have led the national Anzac Day march for the first time this year. Advocates say it is an overdue acknowledgement after thousands of returning Indigenous veterans were shunned by society, not allowed in the RSL or offered assistance by Legacy.
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'Returned to sender': Solving the mystery of a Great Escape POW's final hours

'Returned to sender': Solving the mystery of a Great Escape POW's final hours | World at War | Scoop.it
On Mother's Day, 1944, an Australian woman wrote to her airman son imprisoned in a Nazi POW camp. As she signed off with her prayers, she did not know his fate. But he was already dead — executed for his part in the breakout which became known as the Great Escape.
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Why the RAF destroyed a ship with 4,500 concentration camp prisoners on board

Why the RAF destroyed a ship with 4,500 concentration camp prisoners on board | World at War | Scoop.it
The chaos that led to a disastrous attack in the final days of WWII.
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Irish Nazi propagandist Lord Haw Haw born today in 1906

Irish Nazi propagandist Lord Haw Haw born today in 1906 | World at War | Scoop.it
Irishman William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw Haw, was an Irish Nazi propagandist in WWII. The nickname "Lord Haw Haw" was coined by a British radio reviewer in 1939.
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20+ Historic Photos Of Love During Wartime

20+ Historic Photos Of Love During Wartime | World at War | Scoop.it
Times change. Nothing remains the same forever. But as you can see from these heartwarming pictures compiled by Bored Panda, one thing doesn't change no matter
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Mystery of missing WWII airman Ian Wilson solved after 72 years - National - NZ Herald News

Mystery of missing WWII airman Ian Wilson solved after 72 years - National - NZ Herald News | World at War | Scoop.it
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World War II defences excavated from New Forest beach

World War II defences excavated from New Forest beach | World at War | Scoop.it
We’re back at Hordle Cliff next week 24 Apr, removing WWII anti-tank defences. Great aerial shot of works last month https://t.co/9oJ2q3QXI9 https://t.co/FFwQ97HGGq
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The story of 'Patton's Panthers,' the black WWII tank unit that crushed Nazi forces on the Western front

The story of 'Patton's Panthers,' the black WWII tank unit that crushed Nazi forces on the Western front | World at War | Scoop.it
This black tank crew received the Medal of Honor, 11 Silver Stars and about 300 Purple Hearts during World War II.
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'Bouncing Betty': Nazi's Deadly Landmine

'Bouncing Betty': Nazi's Deadly Landmine | World at War | Scoop.it
Dubbed the “Bouncing Betty” by American infantrymen, these mines were buried just underground, only exposing three prongs on the top which were usually camouflaged by the nearby grass vegetation.
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William Hitler, Nephew of Adolf, Joined the US Navy to Fight The Nazis in WW2

William Hitler, Nephew of Adolf, Joined the US Navy to Fight The Nazis in WW2 | World at War | Scoop.it
Conspiracy theorists claim that a certain Hitler survived WWII, fled to Argentina or Brazil, and lived to a ripe old age. What utter nonsense. He moved to
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The Churchill Barriers

The Churchill Barriers | World at War | Scoop.it
It is thought that by 1943, 2000 workers were being employed with the construction of the barriers with 1300 of these being Italian Prisoners of War
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Claus von Stauffenberg

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Read the essential details about Claus von Stauffenberg that includes quotations and the main facts of his life. A biography of Claus von Stauffenberg. GCSE Modern World History - Nazi Germany. AS Nazi Germany. A2 Nazi Germany.

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Spartacus educational on Claus vin Stauffenberg.
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Merkel awarded Elie Wiesel Prize for preservation of Holocaust memory | News | DW.COM | 25.04.2017

Merkel awarded Elie Wiesel Prize for preservation of Holocaust memory | News | DW.COM | 25.04.2017 | World at War | Scoop.it
Chancellor Merkel has been awarded the Holocaust Memorial Museum's highest honor for her help preserving memories of the Holocaust. She visited Buchenwald concentration camp with the man after whom the award was named.
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Campus, city to mark WWII evacuation of Japanese Americans, 75 years on

Campus, city to mark WWII evacuation of Japanese Americans, 75 years on | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy-five years ago, during WW II, 1,300 people of Japanese ancestry in Berkeley were rounded up and moved into prisons called internment camps
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Japanese Americans pay homage to those once imprisoned during WWII

Japanese Americans pay homage to those once imprisoned during WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
DELTA, Utah -- The town of Delta, Utah came together to remember a dark time in U.S. history Monday night, with an event to pay homage to the Japanese Americans who were imprisoned in internment camps during World War II. One of those camps, Topaz, sat just outside of Delta.
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Stunning Street Photos Capture Simple Joys Of Life In New York Right After WWII

Stunning Street Photos Capture Simple Joys Of Life In New York Right After WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
Born in 1905 and raised in Detroit, American street photographer Todd Webb led an adventurous life. After losing his money in the Stock Market Crash of 1929, he spent time fruitlessly prospecting for gold until returning to his hometown and picking up a camera in 1938. It was there he found his call
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The faces of our ageing veterans

The faces of our ageing veterans | World at War | Scoop.it
Age will not weary our fallen soldiers, but a new photography project has documented more than 6,500 of our returned veterans who had the fortune of growing old.
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A German girl’s view of World War II

A German girl’s view of World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
By George Morris Most Americans remember World War II through the eyes of veterans who fought, families who awaited their return, or from movies produced from the victors’ point of view. Eva Rieseler Bardsley had a different vantage point. Bardsley grew up in Berlin and was 12 years old when Germany’s surrender in 1945 ended…
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