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17Dec 20
25 Of The Most Celebrated WWII Planes

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…

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11Nov 15

Why Veterans Day falls on November 11

On November 11, Americans around the country honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. This was because World…

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Battlefield Maps

D-Day Maps

U.S. National D-Day Memorial

Source: U.S. Department of Defense/DVIDS

The small town of Bedford, Virginia, is home to the National D-Day Memorial because 19 of its mere 3,200 residents were killed in the battle. Learn more about the town’s contribution to the US effort.

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Listen to General Eisenhower’s D-Day Message

General Eisenhower

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