Archive: WW II

The Berlin Airlift

On 26 June 1948, the Berlin Airlift began in earnest after the Soviet Union cut off ...

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Nazi invasion of Russia

22 June 1941 – Operation Barbarossa, the German attack on the Soviet Union, began. Despite the ...

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General Wainwright

On 16 Sep 1945, Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, (captured by the Japanese on the island of ...

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D Day

On 6 Jun 1944, now known as D-Day, General Dwight Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied ...

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The Bataan Death March

On 10 April 1942, the day after the surrender of the main Philippine island of Luzon ...

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Remember Okinawa

On 1 Apr 1945 during World War II, after suffering the loss of 116 planes and ...

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It can happen to us

On 15 Feb1942, in one of the greatest defeats in British military history, Britain’s supposedly impregnable ...

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Don’t defund our nation’s defense

On 30 Jan 1943 the British Royal Air Force began a bombing campaign on the German ...

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God bless the Czech Republic

Have you ever wondered if anyone in Europe remembers America’s sacrifice in World War II? There ...

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Fort Gillem

Like most families, the Gillem family has multiple branches. I seem to be the first in ...

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