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World War Two aircraft

World War Two aircraft

May 27, 2016
WASHINGTON - If you were near the National Mall on Friday, you may have noticed a formation of World War II-era aircrafts. These planes took…

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World War Two fiction

World War Two fiction

May 10, 2016
Wartime novels make great reading. Since I’m less concerned with military strategy, and more interested in how war affects people’s hearts and…

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World War Two in the Pacific

World War Two in the Pacific

May 9, 2016
Japanese expansion in East Asia began in 1931 with the invasion of Manchuria and continued in 1937 with a brutal attack on China. On September…

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Post World War Two

Post World War Two

March 16, 2016
A new 18-minute video and interactive Web site give perspective on the loss of human life across the globe during World War II. View the interactive…

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World War Two uniforms

World War Two uniforms

March 12, 2016
1886 Blue uniform [edit] Resembling the Imperial German Army M1842/M1856 uniform, the dark blue single-breasted tunic had a low standing collar…

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World War Two letters

World War Two letters

March 7, 2016
The four pages, unearthed 70 years after their origin, are stark in simplicity and detail: One young man, one typewriter, together aboard the…

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World War Two Survivors

World War Two Survivors

August 23, 2015
Image Credit: Alejandra D., Milford, CT My grandmother, Mary Carano, is a remarkable woman who told me an amazing story. I am grateful she shared…

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World War Two Poems

World War Two Poems

July 24, 2012
Poetry,Wordsworth reminds us, is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings , and there can be no area of human experience that has generated…

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World War Two Memorial Washington DC

World War Two Memorial Washington DC

December 27, 2012
Police are still putting the pieces together on what happened when gunfire was reported near the National Mall Tuesday afternoon. News4 s Jackie…

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World War Two History

World War Two History

April 26, 2013
You are just a few moments away from discovering the more about the history of the Second World War that you ever imagined. Yes! Please start…

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Where was World War Two?

Where was World War Two?

January 25, 2015
National Archives Dec. 7, 1941: The USS West Virginia is aflame after the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Dec. 7, 1941:…

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World War Two Tattoos

World War Two Tattoos

June 3, 2015
Illustrations include battles on the Russian front, the Battle of Britain and the Allied invasion Beside Churchill and a wartime news report…

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World War Two Projects

World War Two Projects

May 30, 2014
Evan Hunsberger was 13 years old the first time he came across his grandfather’s copy of “Strength for Service to God and Country.” It was 1…

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World War Two Definition

World War Two Definition

February 18, 2015
Hiroshima top: aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 bottom:contemporary photograph of the city Hiroshima Hi·ro·shi·ma…

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World War Two Ending

World War Two Ending

December 28, 2013
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday joined Berlin s mayor, Michael Müller, in marking 70 years since the city s last…

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World War Two Hitler

World War Two Hitler

June 1, 2013
Hitler, Adolf Hitler byname Der Führer (German: “The Leader”) (born, Braunau am Inn, , Berlin , Germany), leader of the National Socialist (Nazi)…

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World War Two Background

World War Two Background

September 30, 2014
World War II commenced as a localized conflict in eastern Europe and expanded until it merged with a confrontation in the Far East to form a…

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What years did World War Two end?

What years did World War Two end?

July 29, 2014
There has long been a scholarly debate about whether it was necessary for the United States to use atomic weapons to bring World War II to an…

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Women of World War II

Women of World War II

August 29, 2011
American Women in World War II: On the Home Front and Beyond American women played important roles during World War II, both at home and in uniform…

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Two Causes of World War II

Two Causes of World War II

December 18, 2015
Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany s invasion of Poland, the causes of the war are more complex. In 1919, Lloyd George of…

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World War Two jokes

World War Two jokes

October 27, 2014
Unlike our previous post on jokes about the World Wars here are a series of jokes from world war two. Beach can’t guarantee that every single…

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World War Two Primary Sources

World War Two Primary Sources

May 22, 2015
With memories of 1932’s Bonus March, in which veterans of World War I marched on Washington, D.C. to demand early payment of a bonus for their…

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World War Two German uniforms

World War Two German uniforms

November 23, 2014
American soldiers brought home millions of souvenirs from their time spent overseas during World War II. From uniforms and photos to flags and…

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