Tag: WWII

Underwater espionage: The surprising history of marine mammals and military service

June 6, 1944: D-Day

What if D-Day failed? The speech Eisenhower never had to give

Remembering the ultimate Marine, John Basilone, on Memorial Day

Explaining northern Italy’s conscription age

April 4, 1949: North Atlantic Treaty signed in Washington D.C.

Hindsight’s 20/20: 11 people who could’ve prevented WWII

Kristallnacht horrified America, but they did nothing about it

Nostradamus accurately predicted history’s biggest events with freakish accuracy — can we ignore what he said about our future?

March 5, 1953: Joseph Stalin dies

February 15, 1910: Irena Sendler is born

Last WWII prisoner of war found hidden away and forgotten in Russian mental institution

February 11, 1943: Eisenhower promoted to four-star General of the US Army

Declassified documents reveal the truth about the FBI’s contribution to Ernest Hemingway’s demise

Mussolini punished subversives by forcing them to drink castor oil

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

During World War II D.C. experiences worst flood ever

November 5th, 1940: FDR is elected for a third term

How these two sisters lured and attacked Nazis during WWII

WWII’s aftermath was grim for German citizens

The true story of life and loss during WWII that inspired ‘Saving Private Ryan’

Unsettling historical pictures

That time the Soviets tried to design a flying tank

The sweater that saved a little girl from being executed by Nazis

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