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Bodyguard for Gen. Dwight Eisenhower Recalls World War II Service as Witness ... - Noozhawk

Bodyguard for Gen. Dwight Eisenhower Recalls World War II Service as Witness ... - Noozhawk | World at War | Scoop.it
Noozhawk Bodyguard for Gen. Dwight Eisenhower Recalls World War II Service as Witness ... Noozhawk Dwight Eisenhower's personal bodyguards during World War II and was with him when Germany surrendered in 1945.
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World War II  1939 - 1945  Korea 1950-1954  Vietnam 1964 - 1974
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73 Years Ago Today the Battle for Okinawa Began. It Was Hell on Earth. | The National Interest Blog

73 Years Ago Today the Battle for Okinawa Began. It Was Hell on Earth. | The National Interest Blog | World at War | Scoop.it
Military planners considered the capture of Okinawa and its airfields to be a crucial and necessary precondition for the invasion of the Japanese mainland.
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Help Needed in Saving a D-Day Hero: Landing Craft Tank 7074

Help Needed in Saving a D-Day Hero: Landing Craft Tank 7074 | World at War | Scoop.it
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is working with  the D-Day Museum to save one of the last surviving Second World War, D-Day Landing Craft Tank, LCT 7074. At dawn, on the morning of D-Day (6th June 1944), 800 landing craft approached the Normandy landing beaches. What ensued was the largest seaborne invasion in

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These little-known Japanese American soldiers rescued concentration camp prisoners

In the midst of liberating the Dachau concentration camp, in southern Germany, American soldiers set about searching for surviving prisoners. Many had collapsed near Dachau’s satellite camps while…
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USS Juneau, warship that sank with 600 aboard, discovered 4km down in Pacific | World news | The Guardian

USS Juneau, warship that sank with 600 aboard, discovered 4km down in Pacific | World news | The Guardian | World at War | Scoop.it
Expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovers wreck of vessel torpedoed by Japanese in 1942
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Today in 1939 Hitler dragged Czech president Emil Hácha to Berlin. He demanded that Hácha sign a capitulation. Hácha had a heart attack and collapsed. Hitler's doctor injected him with drugs. He revived and signed.
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WWII Heavy Bombers Set the Stage for America’s Strategic Deterrence

WWII Heavy Bombers Set the Stage for America’s Strategic Deterrence | World at War | Scoop.it
Bombs Away: WWII Heavy Bombers Set the Stage for America’s Strategic Deterrence
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Darkest Hour: The people who helped shape the future of Britain in May 1940

Darkest Hour: The people who helped shape the future of Britain in May 1940 | World at War | Scoop.it
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Harrowing WWII film shows Korean sex slaves murdered by Japanese soldiers | Metro News

Harrowing WWII film shows Korean sex slaves murdered by Japanese soldiers | Metro News | World at War | Scoop.it
Harrowing footage of dead Korean sex slaves who were raped and killed by Japanese soldiers in the Second World War has just emerged. Despite being recorded in 1944, th
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Paul Reed: "Luxembourg American #WW2 Cemetery"

Paul Reed: "Luxembourg American #WW2 Cemetery" | World at War | Scoop.it
Paul Reed (@sommecourt). Military Historian who works in Television, writes books & photographs #WW1 & #WW2 battlefields all over the world.
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Holocaust speech law in Poland prompts second thoughts

Holocaust speech law in Poland prompts second thoughts | World at War | Scoop.it
No matter the excuse, whitewashing history is just wrong
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African-American GIs of WWII: Fighting for democracy abroad and at home

Until the 21st century, the contributions of African-American soldiers in World War II barely registered in America’s collective memory of that war.
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World War II forgery factory that helped our spies fool Hitler revealed for first time - Mirror Online

World War II forgery factory that helped our spies fool Hitler revealed for first time - Mirror Online | World at War | Scoop.it

During WWII a team of British counterfeiters were creating 275,000 fake documents of such remarkable quality they fooled Hitler’s henchmen and helped win the war
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Donald (Don) Mounts on LinkedIn: “As an Independent Military Research…

Donald (Don) Mounts on LinkedIn: “As an Independent Military Research… | World at War | Scoop.it
As an Independent Military Research Specialist researching at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis is always rewarding and there are…
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When Was The Battle Of Britain, How Many Died In The World War Two Dogfights And How Do The Raf Commemorate It?

When Was The Battle Of Britain, How Many Died In The World War Two Dogfights And How Do The Raf Commemorate It? | World at War | Scoop.it
When Was The Battle Of Britain, How Many Died In The World War Two Dogfights And How Do The Raf Commemorate It?
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Mystery swimmer turned out to be a German prisoner of war.. 70 years later we're still friends dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-…
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Michael B. Jordan To Produce Movie About WWII 'Black Panthers' Battalion

Michael B. Jordan To Produce Movie About WWII 'Black Panthers' Battalion | World at War | Scoop.it
The World War II action-drama called "The Liberators" will be produced with Jordan's Outlier Society Productions. | iHeartRadio
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12 Things That Happened Immediately After Hitler Killed Himself

12 Things That Happened Immediately After Hitler Killed Himself | World at War | Scoop.it
On April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his subterranean Berlin bunker. The impact of Hitler's suicide on the war was more emotional tha
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A Nazi Sub Captain Once Nominated his Enemy for the Victoria Cross

A Nazi Sub Captain Once Nominated his Enemy for the Victoria Cross | World at War | Scoop.it
A Nazi Submarine Captain Once Nominated his Enemy for the Victoria Cross
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How a normal World War II soldier became a war criminal | Film | DW | 12.03.2018

How a normal World War II soldier became a war criminal | Film | DW | 12.03.2018 | World at War | Scoop.it
Usually working in Hollywood, German filmmaker Robert Schwentke tackled a chapter of World War II from an unusual perspective in his movie "The Captain," which shows that sometimes the uniform does make the man.
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RAF chaplain's diary casts light on pilots who fought Battle of Britain

RAF chaplain's diary casts light on pilots who fought Battle of Britain | World at War | Scoop.it
A previously unpublished diary by a Royal Air Force chaplain to Battle of Britain pilots barely out of their teens casts new light on the lives of the young men who fought the conflict.
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Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian attack on heavy water that deprived the Nazis of the atomic bomb

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian attack on heavy water that deprived the Nazis of the atomic bomb | World at War | Scoop.it
Feb. 28 marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Gunnerside. A stealthy group of skiing commandos took out a crucial Nazi facility and stopped Hitler from getting the atomic bomb.
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"Code girls" helped win WWII | Miami Herald

"Code girls" helped win WWII | Miami Herald | World at War | Scoop.it
Victories in two of the greatest battles in human history arguably hinged on the art and science of code-breaking.
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WWII prisoner donates 48-star flag, with 'incredible' story behind it, to NC museum - Veterans - Stripes

WWII prisoner donates 48-star flag, with 'incredible' story behind it, to NC museum - Veterans - Stripes | World at War | Scoop.it
The flag – presented to the family by Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood – has survived fire, war and time itself. And now, it will be forever preserved. "It's not just a U.S. flag...," said Jim Bartlinski, director of the museum. "The story behind it is incredible."
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World War II veteran faces eviction for lingering Hurricane Irma damage before community steps up

World War II veteran faces eviction for lingering Hurricane Irma damage before community steps up | World at War | Scoop.it
A World War II veteran who survived the lashing of Hurricane Irma as it tore through Florida last year was confronted with another struggle this month, facing eviction for not fixing the storm damage to his home -- but the local community stepped up to help.
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