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Countdown to the second world war - in pictures

Political rallies in Germany and the UK were focus points for the rise of fascism and a place of growing demonstration

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

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D-Day In Popular Science

70 years ago, we were all over the most exciting military tech news of the time<p>The technologies used in the June 6th, 1944 invasion of Normandy have captivated writers and readers of <i>Popular Science</i> for a long time. Here are some of the best stories about it from our archives.<p><b>"Tin Cans" Dish It Out,</b> …

Normandy Campaign, Phase 1

<b>6 Jun 1944 - 24 Jul 1944</b><p>Contributor: C. Peter Chen<p>ww2dbaseWith Germans fortified along the entire French coast, Hitler's highly boasted "Fortress …