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History & hits: Citrus Park softball honors World War II veterans - Naples Daily News

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History & hits: Citrus Park softball honors World War II veterans
Naples Daily News
BONITA SPRINGS — The number of World War II veterans still able to play in Citrus Park's annual Army-Navy softball game dwindles with each passing year.
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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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The Bridge On The River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand – Travel Information And Travel Guide

The Bridge On The River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand – Travel Information And Travel Guide | World at War | Scoop.it
A quick information for the bridge on the river kwai, kanchanaburi, Thailand. You can book kanchanaburi hotels and resorts with us.
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New Danish Film Tells Horror Story Of German Prisoners Told To Clear Mines After WWII

New Danish Film Tells Horror Story Of German Prisoners Told To Clear Mines After WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
A new Danish film charts the World War Two land mine clearance along Denmark’s west coastline.
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World War II: German Saboteurs Invade America in 1942

World War II: German Saboteurs Invade America in 1942 | World at War | Scoop.it
In the summer of 1942, German submarines put saboteurs ashore on American beaches.
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Patricia Sheridan's Profiles: Westfall's War

Patricia Sheridan's Profiles: Westfall's War | World at War | Scoop.it
Carroll Westfall was still working at 90 years old restoring master works of art and was a decorated World War II veteran.
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Soldiers Throughout History Used Drugs Before Going Into Battle

Soldiers Throughout History Used Drugs Before Going Into Battle | World at War | Scoop.it
Throughout history soldiers have taken drugs before battle to make them better at killing.
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Adolf Hitler commits suicide in 1945 near end of World War II

Adolf Hitler commits suicide in 1945 near end of World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
Adolf Hitler committed suicide in Berlin before the Reich capital toppled.
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Life savers: the Australian nurses who went to Vietnam

Life savers: the Australian nurses who went to Vietnam | World at War | Scoop.it
After braving extraordinary horrors during the Vietnam War, Australian nurses were told to forget all about it - until now.
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Obituary: Ruth Johnson showed gunnery sergeants what expert meant

Obituary: Ruth Johnson showed gunnery sergeants what expert meant | World at War | Scoop.it
Her children described her as demure, but it turned out Ruth Johnson had an instinct for firearms.
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'Unimaginable bravery': How 700 Canadian soldiers defeated 5,000 enemy troops in the forgotten battle of Kapyong

'Unimaginable bravery': How 700 Canadian soldiers defeated 5,000 enemy troops in the forgotten battle of Kapyong | World at War | Scoop.it
The against-all-odds victory by Canadians in the 1951 Korean War battle of Kapyong rivals those at Vimy Ridge and Juno Beach, filmmaker says
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How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during Holocaust

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during Holocaust | World at War | Scoop.it
A group of European Jews fled the Holocaust in Europe to refuge in the Philippines, only to find themselves in the center of a bloody war in the Pacific.
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He Left Her Behind When He Went Off To War. 75 Years Later, She Can't Believe Her Eyes...

He Left Her Behind When He Went Off To War. 75 Years Later, She Can't Believe Her Eyes... | World at War | Scoop.it
They say what’s meant to be will always find a way. That’s certainly the case for Bob Berry and Marjorie Webster, two high school sweethearts who found a way back to each other after decades apart. Much like the Ohio couple who proved to be the real-life Notebook couple, this story will certainly make any romantic... View Article
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Top 11 Battles of the Vietnam War

Top 11 Battles of the Vietnam War | World at War | Scoop.it
The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975, officially between North Vietnam (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam (South Vietnam). In reality, it was an international war between the French at first and then the United States and its allies on the side of South Vietnam, and the Communist Bloc on the side of North Vietnam The US believed it was saving Vietnam from Communism while North Vietnam saw it as an extension of their fight for independence against colonial rule. To counteract the superior armed and technology of the United States, North Vietnam combined modern weaponry with guerrilla tactics to deadly effect. The most notable battles in that conflict are as follows. 1. Battle of Ấp Bắc On 28 December 1961, US intelligence discovered that a large group of North Vietnamese Army (North Vietnam Army) were near the village of Ấp Bắc – deep in South Vietnam territory. The Army of the Republic of South Vietnam (ARVN) 7th Infantry were therefore ordered to destroy them with superior American weapons and training On 2 January 1963, US helicopters dropped the ARVN near the village, but it was a disaster. The South Vietnam were defeated, while five American helicopters were destroyed. More had to be brought in to rescue the surviving ARVN. The US realized that it had to get more involved. 2. Battle of Pleiku In 1964 the Gulf of Tonkin Incident happened – it was claimed that a US ship was attacked by the North Vietnamese though it turned
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A Farewell to Sobriety, Part Two: Drinking During World War II - War on the Rocks

A Farewell to Sobriety, Part Two: Drinking During World War II - War on the Rocks | World at War | Scoop.it
World War II, considered the deadliest conflict in human history, is distinguished for also being the largest military conflict ever, an honor it will hope
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Marines investigate claim of mistaken identity in famous Iwo Jima photo | Fox News

Marines investigate claim of mistaken identity in famous Iwo Jima photo | Fox News | World at War | Scoop.it
The Marine Corps is investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown in an iconic picture from World War II.
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What You Need To Know About The Battle Of Stalingrad

What You Need To Know About The Battle Of Stalingrad | World at War | Scoop.it
Stalingrad was one of the most decisive battles on the Eastern Front in World War Two. Here's what you need to know.
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World War II veterans to share their stories

World War II veterans to share their stories | World at War | Scoop.it
CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The service members who defended the U.S. during World War II never forget the experience, and two of them will share their stories during a special presentation this weekend.Army veteran Douglas
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Searching for Nazi Gold

Searching for Nazi Gold | World at War | Scoop.it
The treasure hunters of Lower Silesia believe that untold riches lie hidden in abandoned tunnels and bunkers. Could they be right? Jake Halpern writes.
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The Austrian castle where Nazis lost to German-US force - BBC News

The Austrian castle where Nazis lost to German-US force - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Itter Castle in the Austrian Alps was the scene of a surprising German-US joint attack on the SS in May 1945, Bethany Bell reports.
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Russian Bikers Head To Berlin For WWII Rally

Russian Bikers Head To Berlin For WWII Rally | World at War | Scoop.it
The Night Wolves biker gang says it wants to remind Europeans that Russia "saved them from the fascist hell" of World War Two.
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Oberndorf: the tiny German town that armed the world

Oberndorf: the tiny German town that armed the world | World at War | Scoop.it
Millions of Heckler & Koch guns are used around the globe – from South America to Syria. The arms manufacturer's base in Germany's Black Forest has made Oberndorf the unlikely gun capital of Europe. Ben Knight reports
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Obituary: Ruth Johnson showed gunnery sergeants what expert meant

Obituary: Ruth Johnson showed gunnery sergeants what expert meant | World at War | Scoop.it
Her children described her as demure, but it turned out Ruth Johnson had an instinct for firearms.
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How Hollywood bowed to the wishes of Hitler: 1930s studio bosses censored and dropped films at the requests of Nazis - and one MGM exec even agreed to divorce his Jewish wife

How Hollywood bowed to the wishes of Hitler: 1930s studio bosses censored and dropped films at the requests of Nazis - and one MGM exec even agreed to divorce his Jewish wife | World at War | Scoop.it
A Harvard film scholar has revealed in terrifying detail how Hollywood was at the whim of the Nazis throughout the 1930s - censoring films and dropping others in a sinister collaboration with Hitler.
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Newly declassified pictures show USS Independence as it was blown up alongside 77 other ships as part of atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946

Newly declassified pictures show USS Independence as it was blown up alongside 77 other ships as part of atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946 | World at War | Scoop.it
The newly declassified images show the World War II aircraft carrier which was one of nearly a hundred ships used as targets in the first tests of the atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in 1946.
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Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Us Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange

Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Us Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange | World at War | Scoop.it
The U.S. military acknowledges the negative health effects of Agent Orange on Vietnam veterans — but what about their children?
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