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Battle of Midway | Significance Outcome

<b>Battle of Midway</b>, (June 3–6, 1942), World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s …

Explore WWII History | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

In World War II, the three great Allied powers—Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union—formed a Grand Alliance that was the key to …

North Africa campaigns - Operation Torch

Planning a second front in Africa<p>The Anglo-U.S. invasion of northwest Africa had its origins at the Arcadia Conference in Washington, D.C., in the …

Operation Torch: The Allied Invasion of North Africa

Operation Torch—The Allied invasion of North Africa—presented a complex array of political and military challenges.<p>by Roy Morris Jr.<p>The Allied …

Chemical Weapons Almost Certainly Killed Jewish Refugees The U.S. Could Have Taken In

So it might be time to rethink the administration's refugee policy, Sean Spicer.<p>White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday suggested that as bad as Adolf Hitler was, at least he never used chemical weapons, unlike Syrian President Bashar Assad. It was a strange and unfortunate comparison, …

Echoes Of World War II -- And A Loud Explosion Or Two -- On A Southern Road Trip

There's a moment in an historical re-enactment when you start to question reality.<p>For me, it came as I stood on the deck of the <i>USS Alabama</i> on a recent Sunday afternoon, watching two vintage Russian Yak aircraft barreling toward us low and menacing over Mobile Bay.<p>On the deck of the meticulously …

Why we should remember the Battle of the Coral Sea | The Strategist

The Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942 has become the touchstone for the Australian-American strategic relationship. The 75th anniversary provides …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• David Gbenda<br>• ILB / 6-0 / 212<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Gus Ramos<p>Nate Leskovec<br>• SDE / 6-3 / 250<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Gus Ramos<p>Jaydon Hill<br>• CB / 6-0 / 172<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: …

World War II heroine who was tortured by Japanese to be buried upstate

A World War II hero who survived torture at the hands of the Japanese military will be buried with full military honors on Saturday in upstate Ithaca.<p>…

Rarely Seen Color Photos Of World War II That Truly Bring History To Life

“Black and white are the colors of photography,” legendary photographer Robert Frank once said. “To me, they symbolize the alternatives of hope and …

First civilian WW2 death victims honoured in Clacton

<b>An eyewitness account of a plane crash that caused the first World War Two civilian deaths on the British mainland will be read out at a memorial service.</b><p>The account was one of a number gleaned from survivors of the downed German Heinkel aircraft in Victoria Road, Clacton, on 30 April, …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Warren Burrell<br>• CB / 6-0 / 166<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Alex Gleitman<p>Kyle Ford<br>• WR / 6-2 / 209<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Christopher Nee<p>Kyle Ford<br>• WR / 6-2 / 209<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: …

Battle of Midway

Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of World War II. Thanks in …

Pearl Harbor

"Final Solution"

It remains uncertain as to when the Nazi leadership decided to implement the "Final Solution," the plan to annihilate the Jews of Europe. The …