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When building my D-Day 1944 newspaper I discovered many more interesting articles and photos concerning World War 2 history. So I decided to open a separate paper for all things WW2. Enjoy !
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Tank Landing Ship (LST)

Tank Landing Ship (LST) | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
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The Sherman Tank Site | The place for all things Sherman Tank, By Jeeps_Guns_Tanks

The Sherman Tank Site | The place for all things Sherman Tank, By Jeeps_Guns_Tanks | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
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Home | From the Collection to the Classroom

Home | From the Collection to the Classroom | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
From the Collection to the Classroom is a multimedia resource for teaching middle and high school students the history of World War II, focusing on the War in the Pacific. It employs essays and lesson plans that include a rich array of resources—from archival documents, photographs, and artifacts to oral histories, maps, and videos from the Museum’s collections and galleries.
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Coventry: What Really Happened

Coventry: What Really Happened | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
by Martin Gilbert Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09 Although Finest Hour has covered this subject before we asked Sir Martin for his own rendition based on his most recent research. On the night of 14 November 1940, three hundred German bombers dropped 500 tons of explosives, 33,000 incendiary bombs and dozens of parachute mines on …
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The Heroic Sacrifice of A C-47 Troop Carrier Pilot

The Heroic Sacrifice of A C-47 Troop Carrier Pilot | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Early in the morning on September 17th, 1944, Operation Market Garden is about to begin. In Southern England, the airfields are a beehive of activity, airp
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HyperWar: U.S. Navy in World War II--Reference Works

Selected reference publications: general, doctrinal,
tactical, and technical
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TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART V A SETBACK AND A REPAINT - The Tiger Collection

TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART V A SETBACK AND A REPAINT - The Tiger Collection | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
In Part V of the story of Tiger 131’s restoration, the engine blows and the Tiger is repainted after research reveals its original camouflage. Tiger 131 was captured in April 1943.  In September 1951 it was passed to the Tank Museum where it soon became one of the most famous vehicles in the collection.  In 1990 it was decided to restore the tank to running order.  Battle damage would not be repaired.  In November 1999 the Tank Museum created a website to track the restoration project.  This site featured monthly updates for 4 years.  This series of posts will republish some …
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(15) USS LST 325 - The Ship that Won the War (4K) - YouTube

Wonderful organization. You can help them keep this LAST of the LST's alive by becoming a member and/or donating.

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Battle of Taranto - A Precursor to Pearl Harbor

Battle of Taranto - A Precursor to Pearl Harbor | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Out of all the battles that took place during WWII, there are some that have had a deep impact on both sides. The Battle of Taranto is no exception! During
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“Carbine” Williams’ Battle Rifle: The Winchester G30R

“Carbine” Williams’ Battle Rifle: The Winchester G30R | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
  The Winchester G30R is the final iteration of David Marshall Williams’ work on a full power .30 caliber military rifle. The project began with a design by Ed Browning (John Browning&#8…
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Italy in World War II

Italy in World War II | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Italy's role in World War II was broader and more significant than is usually recognized, and this article explores the Italian role in North Africa, the Mediterranean, and even the Battle of Britain.
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The P40: Italy's Killer World War II Tank You May Have Never Heard Of

The P40: Italy's Killer World War II Tank You May Have Never Heard Of | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
The P40 was formidable and the Germans—who were the primary users—liked the armor, which changed during the design phase to resemble the Soviet T-34/76. The P40’s armor had similar thickness to that famous Soviet tank.
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9th Infantry Division

9th Infantry Division | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Welcome to this U.S. 9th Infantry Division website. This website provides information about the World War Two actions of the U.S. 9th Infantry Division. The 9th Infantry Division was also known as "The Old Reliables" or "Notorious Ninth". The Division went through eight battles, and was already a “veteran Division” by the time that D-Day…
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Ford Island Museum Hangar 37, Pacific Aviation Memorial

Ford Island Museum Hangar 37, Pacific Aviation Memorial | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
The visitors' experience begins in Hangar 37, a 42,000 square foot former seaplane hangar that survived the December 7, 1941 attack.
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Battle of the Bulge - A Punch In The Gut

Battle of the Bulge - A Punch In The Gut | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Just before The Battle of the Bulge, Allied officers drew an eighty-eight-mile line through the forests, hills, and ravines that make the region called The
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After A Mid Air Collision - One Pilot Lands Both Planes

After A Mid Air Collision - One Pilot Lands Both Planes | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
In 1940, two planes collided in mid-air over Australia. Remarkably, there were no fatalities. Even more remarkably, the pilot responsible for saving the pl
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Berlin 1945: A Broken City

Berlin 1945: A Broken City | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Illustrated History Rare Original pictures Images WW2 Nazi Germany WW1 Vietnam War. OSTFRONT
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Interesting site. Found it when looking for a specific picture !

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Objective Saint-Lô

Objective Saint-Lô | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
This book provides a day-by-day account of the forty-two days of fighting from Omaha Beach to Saint-Lô.
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Oorlogsveteraan (100) steekt na 73 jaar opnieuw de Waal over

Oorlogsveteraan (100) steekt na 73 jaar opnieuw de Waal over | World War 2 Herald | Scoop.it
Luitenant-kolonel James Megellas van de Amerikaanse 82nd Airborne Division stak in september 1944 in een canvas bootje de Waal bij Nijmegen over in een poging Nederland te bevrijden van de Duitse bezetting. De nu 100-jarige veteraan doet dat woensdag opnieuw.
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