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Warfare History Network, home of the foremost World War 2 magazine, is your best source for military history online. Here you’ll find our in-depth and vivid accounts of the greatest war in history, from the German Blitzkriegs to the Battle of Midway; from the desperate fighting on the Eastern Front to Iwo Jima. Our vast collection of rare photographs, battle maps, illustrations and meticulously researched articles will give you new insight into your favorite battles and events. Inside, you’ll find posts that cover the Nazis’ doomed atomic program, past interviews with the Navajo code talkers, and detailed accounts of the Normandy Invasion from the men who stormed the beaches.

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Low Level, No Guns

The great B-29 Tokyo Firebomb Mission of March 1945 killed more than 100,000 Japanese but may have won the war in the Pacific.
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Low Level, No Guns

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Daring POW Escapes: Allied Officers at Austria’s Oflag XVIIA

Daring POW Escapes: Allied Officers at Austria’s Oflag XVIIA

The Allied officers interned at Oflag XVIIA planned and orchestrated one of the more daring POW escapes of World War II.

The Supermarine Spitfire and the Battle of Britain

The Supermarine Spitfire and the Battle of Britain

The Supermarine Spitfire was Britain’s first line of defense in the Battle of Britain in 1940. Afterward it helped the Allies turn the tide of war on multiple fronts.

The Greatest High Seas Duel of the American Civil War

The Greatest High Seas Duel of the American Civil War

The clash between the CSS Alabama and the USS Kearsarge would become the greatest high seas confrontation of the entire Civil War.

The Port Chicago Disaster: The Largest Mutiny Trial in U.S. History

The Port Chicago Disaster: The Largest Mutiny Trial in U.S. History

When a massive explosion shook Port Chicago, a key naval depot near San Francisco, the shockwaves set off the largest mutiny trial in U.S. history.

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