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WWII vet receives overdue Distinguished Flying Cross - AirForceTimes.com

Anchorage Daily News WWII vet receives overdue Distinguished Flying Cross AirForceTimes.com George Miller, left, who received the Distinguished Flying Cross on April 29, 68-years after earning the medal while on a bombing mission over Austria in a...
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Showing their support for the war effort! The plastic bra that was designed to protect women who took over men’s industrial roles during World War Two

Showing their support for the war effort! The plastic bra that was designed to protect women who took over men’s industrial roles during World War Two | World at War | Scoop.it
A female factory worker shows off the SAF-T-BRA in Los Angeles, California in 1943, as the Second World War saw women performing what had been traditionally regarded as 'men's work'. (RT @SpotOnLocations: The armoured bra!
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How astronaut Chris Hadfield showed Berlin’s ongoing struggle for unification — War History Online

How astronaut Chris Hadfield showed Berlin’s ongoing struggle for unification — War History Online | World at War | Scoop.it
The Guardian reports:The Berlin Wall may be physically disappearing – David Hasselhoff went there to campaign for its preservation last month
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Having been in Berlin many times since 1989 this is one thing I have never noticed being earth bound.

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Digging up the past in Halbe | Germany | DW.DE | 24.04.2013

Digging up the past in Halbe | Germany | DW.DE | 24.04.2013 | World at War | Scoop.it
In the forests around Berlin lie perhaps tens of thousands of bodies, victims of the fierce battles of WWII and the vagaries of history. One man is digging up this past, determined to give the dead a proper burial.
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B 17 World War II photos

In this brief, I have put together some of the B-17 photos which I have purchased over the past three months to participate in and contribute to a B-17 ceremony in France in June 2013.
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Holding the bridgehead at Remagen - Casper Journal - Casper Journal

Holding the bridgehead at Remagen - Casper Journal - Casper Journal | World at War | Scoop.it
Holding the bridgehead at Remagen - Casper Journal Casper Journal Therefore, the Wehrmacht (army) rushed troops and vehicles to the site. The Americans did too.
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GE grants $750000 to WWII museum, Medal of Honor foundation - The Advocate

GE grants $750000 to WWII museum, Medal of Honor foundation - The Advocate | World at War | Scoop.it
GE grants $750000 to WWII museum, Medal of Honor foundation The Advocate NEW ORLEANS — The philanthropic arm of General Electric announced Tuesday that it is giving a combined $750,000 to the National World War II Museum and the Congressional Medal...
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World War II Vet John Potter, 91, Faces Eviction by Daughter | AOL ...

World War II Vet John Potter, 91, Faces Eviction by Daughter | AOL ... | World at War | Scoop.it
John Potter, 91, who served during World War II, could be thrown out of his own home after his daughter gained ownership and served him with eviction.
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Remembering fallen heroes of WW2 - The Borneo Post

Remembering fallen heroes of WW2 - The Borneo Post | World at War | Scoop.it
Remembering fallen heroes of WW2 The Borneo Post Remembering fallen heroes of WW2. Posted on April 25, 2013, Thursday. Yee (front row, fifth right) and the dignitaries observe a minute of silence to remember the fallen heroes.
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Last living Australian WWII POW who survived A-bomb to seek health-care ... - The Japan Daily Press

Last living Australian WWII POW who survived A-bomb to seek health-care ... - The Japan Daily Press | World at War | Scoop.it
Last living Australian WWII POW who survived A-bomb to seek health-care ... The Japan Daily Press Allan Chick is 93 years old, and is said to be the last living Australian POW in World War II who survived the 1945 U.S.
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WWII MIA honored at Arlington after long effort - MiamiHerald.com

WWII MIA honored at Arlington after long effort MiamiHerald.com A service Friday at a new marker honoring a World War II soldier who went missing in the Pacific theater is indicative of the sometimes tortuous process families have had to undertake...
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Memories of WWII: A German Family's Tangled Wartime History - Spiegel Online

Memories of WWII: A German Family's Tangled Wartime History - Spiegel Online | World at War | Scoop.it
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Memories of WWII: A German Family's Tangled Wartime History
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World War II made its presence known again during the summer vacation of 1969.
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Forties weekend a roaring hit - Watford Observer

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A unique heritage site itself, the centre is located on the former site of Bushey Hall - the wartime location of the United States of America Airforce 8th Fighter Command Headquarters.
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Taking a trip to Sicily to visit WW2 vet's grave - Brantford Expositor

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Taking a trip to Sicily to visit WW2 vet's grave 0. By Vincent Ball, Brantford Expositor. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 8:28:01 EDT PM.
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Adolf Hitler is believed to have committed suicide on April 30, 1945 - Huffington Post UK

Adolf Hitler is believed to have committed suicide on April 30, 1945 - Huffington Post UK | World at War | Scoop.it
Adolf Hitler is believed to have committed suicide on April 30, 1945
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In this July 31, 1938, file photo, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler salutes a huge crowd at a sports meeting in Breslau, Germany.
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WWI soldiers finally laid to rest

WWI soldiers finally laid to rest | World at War | Scoop.it
Ninety-six years after they were killed in action, the remains of Lt John Pritchard and Pte Christopher Elphick have been laid to rest at a military cemetery near where they fell, in northern France.
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B-17 Bomber Crew Diary: A World War II Memoir | kelleytjansson

B-17 Bomber Crew Diary: A World War II Memoir | kelleytjansson | World at War | Scoop.it
I recently came across the book B-17 Bomber Crew Diary by Edward J. Giering, Major, U.S. Army Retired, as part of my research on B-17 planes for my own memoir. Sure, I had looked up the B-17 fact sheet, and read the ...
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Australians lost at sea during WWII remembered in a different way to those ... - ChristianToday

Australians lost at sea during WWII remembered in a different way to those ... - ChristianToday | World at War | Scoop.it
Australians lost at sea during WWII remembered in a different way to those ...
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World War II-era plane damaged during takeoff at MAF - Midland Reporter-Telegram

World War II-era plane damaged during takeoff at MAF - Midland Reporter-Telegram | World at War | Scoop.it
World War II-era plane damaged during takeoff at MAF Midland Reporter-Telegram A World War II-era German aircraft en route from Tucson, Ariz., to Houston suffered damage to its canopy during takeoff from Midland International Airport on Tuesday...
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A Look Back at the B-17's Long Beach Years - Patch.com

A Look Back at the B-17's Long Beach Years - Patch.com | World at War | Scoop.it
A Look Back at the B-17's Long Beach Years Patch.com Introduced in April 1938, the B-17 secured its place in history as a long-range, high altitude heavy bomber used to great effect against Germany in World War II.
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World War Two Nurse Honored - WLOS

World War Two Nurse Honored - WLOS | World at War | Scoop.it
World War Two Nurse Honored WLOS They're the greatest generation...and not many are left. One World War Two nurse in Haywood County got a special and long overdue honor Wednesday.
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WWII bombardier revisits Deming - Albuquerque Journal (subscription)

WWII bombardier revisits Deming - Albuquerque Journal (subscription) | World at War | Scoop.it
WWII bombardier revisits Deming Albuquerque Journal (subscription) DEMING — At 18, a young Army Air Corps officer from New York found himself joining hundreds of other service members at the airfield in Deming for bombardier training.
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Remember the russian generation of world war two

They were forced to fight the most horrific conflict in history. The war saw the complete devastation of the western parts of the Soviet Union. But they won....
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Marilyn Bigelow shares her story of service during World War II - kwwl.com

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Exhibition commemorates 1944 Warsaw Uprising - Theredstonerocket

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Exhibition commemorates 1944 Warsaw Uprising
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The battle to wrest Warsaw from the retreating German Wehrmacht began on Aug. 1, 1944, and lasted for 60 days.
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