Month: December 2016

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Crossing the Rhine at Remagen

By crossing the Rhine at Remagen, American troops hastened the end of the war in…

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King Boris III of Bulgaria

During World War II, King Boris III of Bulgaria may have been the victim of…

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Inside the OSS: An Interview With Elizabeth P. McIntosh

Elizabeth P. McIntosh worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Below…

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“Flak Was Our Worst Enemy”: Wilbur Bowers’ Air War Over Europe

Wilbur “Bib” Bowers flew bombing missions with the eight air force and witnessed aerial combat…

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The Fall of Beijing, 1937

The Japanese conquest of the Chinese city occurred will before the acknowledged beginning of World…

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Famous Navy Ships: The HMS Electra

Rescuing survivors from Hood in the Atlantic and Repulse in the Pacific, HMS Electra was…

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The Japanese Raid on Sydney Harbor: “One in a Thousand Chance”

In May 1942 a Japanese submarine force snuck into Sydney harbor in a daring suicide…

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Armored Strike at Nomonh An

In an undeclared war on the Mongolia-Manchukuo border in 1939, the Soviets unleashed a combined…

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A Hitler Youth Girl Comes to America

A young German girl enrolled in a Nazi youth organization, survived the war, and made…

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WWII Nazi Spies: ‘Cicero’

The story of the Nazi spy Cicero played out on the stage of World War…