Tag: World War II

Desmond Doss: conscientious objector and decorated army medic

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

The WWII ghost bomber that mysteriously landed itself

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

The man on all sides of the WWII: Yang Kyoungjong

The Jewish resistance paratroopers’ harrowing mission during World War II

Mad Jack Churchill: WWII’s infamous British bagpipe player and swordsman

How a crossword puzzle almost blew it for D-day

Facts you didn’t know about Queen Elizabeth II

Before the telephone, Morse code relayed messages over long distances thanks to Samuel F.B. Morse

Did You Know That British Tanks Double as Tea Making Facilities

Eva Braun: Mistress to the Fuehrer and the Girl in a Gilded Cage

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