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25 of the most celebrated WWII planes
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 soldier who helped keep nuclear weapons from Nazis passes away
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…
Clare Hollingworth: The reporter who broke the news of World War II
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
Source: Andrew Arthur Breese/Vimeo
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
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