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South America’s only force to fight in World War II contributed to the Allied victory in Italy. More »
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During 1944-1945, the Volkssturm, or People’s Militia, was designed to promote “a violent burst of fanatic rage against the invaders” and thus salvage victory. More »
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As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.