World War Two

World War Two artifacts

World War Two artifacts

September 28, 2017
Check out these 10 amazing stories about WWII artifacts, which are still being uncovered 70 years later. Postcard from a Soldier s Parents Finally…

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World War Two Navy

World War Two Navy

June 7, 2017
A Brief History of U.S. Navy Destroyers Part II - World War II (1941-1943) All images below are hyperlinked to larger images for better viewing…

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World War Two Posters

World War Two Posters

April 27, 2017
Summer 2005, Vol. 37, No. 2 Getting the Message Out: The Poster Boys of World War II By Robert Ellis Through such posters as this one by the…

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World War Two Name

World War Two Name

April 14, 2017
During the early to mid 1940 s, life in the United States was characterized by the effects of World War II. It was a time of adversity that saw…

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African Americans in World War Two

African Americans in World War Two

April 8, 2017
Over 2.5 million African-American men registered for the draft, and black women also volunteered in large numbers. While serving in the Army…

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World War Two toys

World War Two toys

March 30, 2017
ADOLF HITLER AND THE RISE OF NAZISM This exhibit is exceptionally powerful in conveying a sense of how the Nazi party rose to power, permeating…

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World War Two Movies

World War Two Movies

March 19, 2017
BEIJING — China is set to mix missiles with movies this week to celebrate defeating Japan in World War II. As well as a large-scale military…

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Who won World War Two?

Who won World War Two?

February 14, 2017
It was churlish for western leaders to boycott this week’s Victory Parade in Moscow that commemorated the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany…

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World War Two statistics

World War Two statistics

January 20, 2017
While medieval European medicine was still mired in superstitions and the rigid Catholic teachings of the Church, the advent of Islam in the…

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World War II Crossword Puzzles

World War II Crossword Puzzles

January 17, 2017
What people who don’t do them don’t realise about cryptic crosswords is that they’re a battle. They are mental combat between the setter and…

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World War Two draft

World War Two draft

December 15, 2016
Germany was a military juggernaut in 1940. The United States was not. America had been victorious in its wars leading up to World War II, but…

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World War Two weapons

World War Two weapons

December 11, 2016
It might have been the greatest lost weapon of World War II. Major-General JFC Fuller, the man credited with developing modern armored warfare…

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World War Two info

World War Two info

October 26, 2016
The so-called book cipher has always been in favor with authors of spy novels and detective stories, who usually try to mimic reality but are…

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Where did World War Two take place?

Where did World War Two take place?

October 9, 2016
Why did WW2 start? Although each of the regional wars of WW2 began for a different reason, it is generally understood that WW2 was started because…

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World War II Americans

World War II Americans

October 1, 2016
Russian fighter jets streak across the sky in celebration of Victory Day, May 9, 2010. (Dmitry Terekhov, CC BY-SA 2.0) Stephen Cohen, contributing…

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World War Two Veterans

World War Two Veterans

September 21, 2016
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — On his first night in his assisted-living home, Gunter Buhrdorf ate dinner with another World War II soldier. He was, for…

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Weapons of World War Two

Weapons of World War Two

August 30, 2016
The x-class was a series of submarines built by the Royal Navy during the Second World War. These tiny submarines only displaced 30 tonnes of…

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World War Two military records

World War Two military records

August 23, 2016
After the start of World War II, Donovan worked with the newly created Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to place the COI under JCS control; while…

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End of World War Two date

End of World War Two date

August 14, 2016
WWII Victory Day ( la fête de la victoire , le jour de la libération ) is a holiday to celebrate the end of World War II and the French people…

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World War Two nurses

World War Two nurses

July 29, 2016
Women in Military Service Nurses Corps: The Army Nurse Corps, established in 1901, and Navy Nurse Corps, established in 1908, sprang into action…

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World War Two ended 1945

World War Two ended 1945

July 1, 2016
The American contribution notwithstanding, the War in the Pacific didn’t begin on December 7, 1941, and didn’t end in August 1945. Much as with…

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World War Two Army records

World War Two Army records

June 23, 2016
An enormous number of men and women were involved in active service during the Second World War. Phil Tomaselli tracks down elusive record s…

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Beginning of World War Two

Beginning of World War Two

June 7, 2016
German troops shown marching through Warsaw after their invasion of Poland in September 1939. (National Archives and Records Administration)…

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World War Two Propaganda Posters

World War Two Propaganda Posters

June 5, 2016
Ferris State University’s Fine Art Gallery is taking its visitors on a journey back to the days of World War II with its current exhibition…

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