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Germany to compensate Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors | News | DW | 05.02.2018

Germany to compensate Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors | News | DW | 05.02.2018 | World at War | Scoop.it
Jews who lived in Algeria during the Vichy regime will receive compensation, said the Claims Conference. Algerian Jews were "one of the last" groups to be recognized by Germany, the organization's vice president told DW.
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Western Mail letters: Monday, February 5, 2018

Western Mail letters: Monday, February 5, 2018 | World at War | Scoop.it

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Pensioner spends life terrified of the dark after hiding from Nazis during WW1

Pensioner spends life terrified of the dark after hiding from Nazis during WW1 | World at War | Scoop.it

Mania Gritsiv lived until she was 89, yet throughout her long life she carried with her the feeling of fear that she and her family would be murdered - one that came from living 344 days underground
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Albania starts exhuming Greece's WWII unburied fallen

Albania starts exhuming Greece's WWII unburied fallen | World at War | Scoop.it
The six Greek soldiers buried under the Brigo family's olive trees near Himare, a town in southern Albania, have a shrine marking their resting place.
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Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96

Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96 | World at War | Scoop.it
A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state.
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From the Archives: Protesters denounce U.S. involvement in World War II

From the Archives: Protesters denounce U.S. involvement in World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
Thousands gather at a 1940 peace rally at Los Angeles City Hall.
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Mysterious 'treasure trove' of WWII documents left on woman's doorstep

Mysterious 'treasure trove' of WWII documents left on woman's doorstep | World at War | Scoop.it
Heidi Blackwell is hoping to locate the rightful owners of the letters, which date back to the 1800s
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She was a Post columnist — and a heroic WWII spy

She was a Post columnist — and a heroic WWII spy | World at War | Scoop.it
In 1941, Virginia Hall was a 35-year-old American living in London when she sent a cable to an old friend who worked at the New York Post. Europe was i
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Couples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes

Couples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes | World at War | Scoop.it
There is an alternative to a nursing home for eligible Veterans. VA’s Medical Foster Home Program is for Veterans no longer able to safely live independently. Here are two couples who participate.
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How a 12-Year-Old Conned His Way Into the US Navy During World War II

How a 12-Year-Old Conned His Way Into the US Navy During World War II | World at War | Scoop.it
And why that was the beginning of a life of suffering. 
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The Legendary Panzer Ace Michael Wittmann

The Legendary Panzer Ace Michael Wittmann | World at War | Scoop.it
Michael Wittmann, Michael Wittmann biography, Michael Wittmann normandy, Michael Wittmann ww2, Michael Wittmann wwii, Michael Wittmann tiger ace
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Germany to compensate Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors | News | DW | 05.02.2018

Germany to compensate Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors | News | DW | 05.02.2018 | World at War | Scoop.it
Jews who lived in Algeria during the Vichy regime will receive compensation, said the Claims Conference. Algerian Jews were "one of the last" groups to be recognized by Germany, the organization's vice president told DW.
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Hitler's Last Gamble: How the Battle of Kursk Sealed Nazi Germany's Fate

Hitler's Last Gamble: How the Battle of Kursk Sealed Nazi Germany's Fate | World at War | Scoop.it
Had the Germans succeeded in grounding down the Russians while retaining their fighting strength, they still wouldn’t have won the war, but they might have succeeded in creating a stalemate.
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U.S. Combat Advisers in Vietnam Knew the Score and Got Ignored

U.S. Combat Advisers in Vietnam Knew the Score and Got Ignored | World at War | Scoop.it
American officers advising the South Vietnamese Army repeatedly warned Washington that the war was misguided. This, they quickly learned, was the fast track to career suicide.
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Honoring America's bravest: World War II veteran shares her story

Honoring America's bravest: World War II veteran shares her story | World at War | Scoop.it
Marjorie McAtee Paugh enlisted as an army nurse at 22-years-old.
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Spy who saved 10,000 from Nazi Germany earns rare MI6 tribute

Spy who saved 10,000 from Nazi Germany earns rare MI6 tribute | World at War | Scoop.it
MI6 has made a rare public tribute to a Second World War spy as the head of the intelligence service said its successes need no longer remain private.
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During WWII, over 34,000 German POWs were held in prison camps…

During WWII, over 34,000 German POWs were held in prison camps… | World at War | Scoop.it
During WWII, over 34,000 German POWs were held in prison camps in Canada. The Canadians treated the POWs so well that many of them eventually immigrated back to Canada after the war. Unbelievable facts
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Intense Footage of Kamikaze Attacks During WWII

Intense Footage of Kamikaze Attacks During WWII | World at War | Scoop.it
On April 6, 1944, U.S. marines faced a battle unlike any they had faced before: the Japanese intentionally crashed over 1,900 planes in suicide kamikaze dives on them.
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US Army dog Chips posthumously awarded the 'animal Victoria Cross'

US Army dog Chips posthumously awarded the 'animal Victoria Cross' | World at War | Scoop.it
Chips, a Husky-cross, was recognised with a PDSA Dickin Medal for protecting the lives of his platoon during beach landings when the British and Americans invaded Sicily in July 1943.
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World War II dog tag is back with Battle of Bulge survivor 73 years later

World War II dog tag is back with Battle of Bulge survivor 73 years later | World at War | Scoop.it
A 92-year-old Battle of Bulge survivor has been reunited with a dog tag he lost days before the bloody World War II battle 73 years ago.
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Woman revives Red Army ghosts in Reichstag graffiti

Woman revives Red Army ghosts in Reichstag graffiti | World at War | Scoop.it
Serves as a chilling reminder of the Second World era
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Vietnam veteran Ian Reid recommended for gallantry medal

Vietnam veteran Ian Reid recommended for gallantry medal | World at War | Scoop.it
After an appeal for the Victoria Cross, Ian Reid is recommended for Medal for Gallantry.
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Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says

Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says | World at War | Scoop.it
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