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Throughout the World War II, the U.S. contributed more than 300,000 combat aircrafts. These airplanes hold a special place in WWII memorabilia. The Smithsonian has gathered the history of 25 of the most popular types. Readers can learn the history of Mustangs, Catalinas, B-25s, Hellcats, Corsairs, and much more.
Allied troops who fought in World War II saved the world as we know it. More than 70 years after the end of the war, heroes from the conflict continue to pass away. In October 2018, one very notable Norwegian soldier died. Joachim Roenneberg led a team credited with helping…
In August 1939, less than one week after becoming a journalist, Clare Hollingworth witnessed Nazi troops gathering at the Germany-Poland border. She reported this news in England's Daily Telegraph, and three days later the Nazis invaded Poland to start World War II. Hollingworth, who continued to report in Europe during the…
Library of Congress Veterans History Project Headlines
World War II: A Visual History
Honoring Pearl Harbor Survivors in Death
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One Navy veteran is helping to make sure that now-deceased Pearl Harbor survivors get the burial at sea that they deserve.
World War II Memorial Friends Tweets
Tune in to our latest podcast! Jared Frederick and Erik Dorr discuss their book "Hang Tough: The WWII Letters & Art… https://t.co/VPIb9pe1t1(about 5 hours ago)
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Francis Flaherty, 22, posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Pearl Harbor. Aboard the sinking… https://t.co/WRkZ15l8Ph(about 2 hours ago)
RT @ConnectingVets: Former Sen. Bob Dole's commitment to fellow World War II veterans was a lifetime pursuit. https://t.co/BWfLnMbiwy(about 2 hours ago)