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Winged Boot: Escape and Evasion in World War II > National Museum of the US Air Force™ > Display

Winged Boot: Escape and Evasion in World War II > National Museum of the US Air Force™ > Display | World at War | Scoop.it
Air operations during World War II were often conducted far behind enemy lines, and thousands of U.S. Army Air Forces airmen evaded capture after they were brought down. Some of those who were captured escaped from prison camps and made their way back to,
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Take A Look inside a U-boat! 42 Stunning Images That Show Every Detail!

Take A Look inside a U-boat! 42 Stunning Images That Show Every Detail! | World at War | Scoop.it
German submarine U-995 was a German Type VIIC/41 U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25th November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in…
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The Toxic Effects of Agent Orange Persist 51 Years After the Vietnam War

The Toxic Effects of Agent Orange Persist 51 Years After the Vietnam War | World at War | Scoop.it
Second and third generations of children, born to parents exposed during the war and in areas of heavy spraying hot spots, suffer unspeakable deformities that medical authorities attribute to the dioxin in Agent Orange.
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Myths about Stalin: Why do they lie about Great Patriotic War?

Myths about Stalin: Why do they lie about Great Patriotic War? | World at War | Scoop.it
the Cold War that the US unleashed against the Soviet Union continues today against Russia. It has never stopped actually
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Bomber Command memorial takes shape

Bomber Command memorial takes shape | World at War | Scoop.it
A tribute to the more than 55,000 men of Bomber Command, who lost their lives serving their country, is being built at Green Park.
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Hunters Discover German Saboteur Caches From WWII

Hunters Discover German Saboteur Caches From WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
A group of treasure hunters stumbled upon five large tubes which reportedly contained weaponry an
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Former Auschwitz guard jailed for just five years

Former Auschwitz guard jailed for just five years | World at War | Scoop.it
A former Nazi guard has been jailed for five years for his role in the killings at Auschwitz - more than 70 years after the end of World War Two. Reinhold Hanning, 94, pleaded not guilty.
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East Anglian Burma veterans hand Standard to Duxford museum - BBC News

East Anglian Burma veterans hand Standard to Duxford museum - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Soldiers from East Anglia stationed in Burma during World War Two transfer their Standard to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford.
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Justice Served! This 98-Year-Old Former Auschwitz Guard Was Captured After Being Spotted Hosting ‘Access Hollywood’

Justice Served! This 98-Year-Old Former Auschwitz Guard Was Captured After Being Spotted Hosting ‘Access Hollywood’ | World at War | Scoop.it


It is never too late for justice, and one former Nazi just found that out the hard way.After over 70 years on the run, 98-year-old Dolph Melsbach, who once worked as a...

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Jane Fawcett, British Code Breaker Who Helped Sink the Bismark, Dies at Age 95

Jane Fawcett, British Code Breaker Who Helped Sink the Bismark, Dies at Age 95 | World at War | Scoop.it
Jane Fawcett passed away on May 21st, 2016, at her home in Oxford, England. She was 95 years old. Fawcett was a young London society…
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The Heavy Water War and the WWII Hero You Don't Know

The Heavy Water War and the WWII Hero You Don't Know | World at War | Scoop.it
Leif Tronstad was a standout scientist. World War II made him a freedom fighter, spymaster, and a patriot who helped prevent Hitler from getting an atomic bomb​.​​
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72 years later in Yarmouth: Second World War vets relive U-boat attack

72 years later in Yarmouth: Second World War vets relive U-boat attack | World at War | Scoop.it
YARMOUTH, N.S. – Former navigator Dave Waterbury, 95, and copilot Jim McRae, 98, from 162 Squadron spent time together in Yarmouth on the 72nd anniversary of their survival.
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Article by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 75th anniversary of the launch of Germany

Article by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 75th anniversary of the launch of Germany | World at War | Scoop.it
Article by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 75th anniversary of the launch of Germany
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Operation 'Barbarossa' And Germany's Failure In The Soviet Union

Operation 'Barbarossa' And Germany's Failure In The Soviet Union | World at War | Scoop.it
Barbarossa was the name given to the German invasion of the Soviet Union in WW2. We explore what happened and why it failed.
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Vietnam War Helicopter Pilot to Receive Medal of Honor

Vietnam War Helicopter Pilot to Receive Medal of Honor | World at War | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, a daring UH-1D Huey helicopter pilot who displayed extraordinary heroism that saved lives during the Vietnam War.,
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German President Gauck remembers Soviet sacrifice on 75th anniversary of Nazi invasion | News | DW.COM | 22.06.2016

German President Gauck remembers Soviet sacrifice on 75th anniversary of Nazi invasion | News | DW.COM | 22.06.2016 | World at War | Scoop.it
Seventy-five years after Nazi Germany began its invasion of the Soviet Union, German President Gauck has paid tribute to Soviet war victims. Millions of Soviets lost their lives in WWII.
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Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored? - BBC News

Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored? - BBC News | World at War | Scoop.it
Has India's contribution to World War Two been ignored, asks historian Yasmin Khan.
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Ex-Auschwitz guard, 'willing henchman' in Holocaust, convicted in Germany

Ex-Auschwitz guard, 'willing henchman' in Holocaust, convicted in Germany | World at War | Scoop.it
By Elke Ahlswede DETMOLD, Germany (Reuters) - A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard was sentenced to jail in Germany on Friday by a judge who branded him a "willing and efficient henchman" in the Holocaust. In what is likely to be one of Germany's last trials for World War Two-era atrocities
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Juxtapoz Magazine - The Unseen Photographs of the Vietnam War

Juxtapoz Magazine - The Unseen Photographs of the Vietnam War | World at War | Scoop.it
In an ongoing archival photo project, photo editor Kendra Rennick is collecting unpublished, rarely-seen photographs taken by soldiers during th
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1940-42 The Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century: “THE BARTHOLOMEW COMMITTEE: AN OPPORTUNITY LOST?”

1940-42 The Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century: “THE BARTHOLOMEW COMMITTEE: AN OPPORTUNITY LOST?” | World at War | Scoop.it
This is the second in a series of posts connected to the King's College Second World War Research Group's '1940-1942: Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century Conference', held at the JSCSC on June 1st.  PHIL McCARTY After the conclusion of Operation Dynamo...
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