Tag: World War II

July 19, 1942: George Washington Carver begins experimental project with Henry Ford

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May 28, 1937: Volkswagen is established

The story of migration at Ellis Island

Desmond Doss: Conscientious objector, decorated army medic, and war hero

February 9, 1943: Daylight Savings Time returns to the United States

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

Powerful photos of women entering the workforce

December 11, 1946: UNICEF is founded

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

Super disturbing consequences of WWII you won’t find in history books

Churchill’s allies almost blew him away, and that’s not just an expression

October 17, 1993: Albert Einstein makes his move to America permanently

October 12, 1945: Desmond Doss, pacifist superhero, receives the Medal of Honor

September 21, 1950: George Marshall becomes the secretary of defense

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Fate of missing WWII pilot surprises everyone

One fighter pilot faced a squad of Nazis by herself

Why Anne Frank’s family couldn’t immigrate to the US

The blind baby crisis of the 1950s

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