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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "On the eastern front, wermacht got as close as artillery sight to Moscow in 1942."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "In First World War civilian fatality rate was 20 percent. In Second World War nearly 60 percent of the dead were not in the military."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The eighty thousand Austalian, Indian, Malay and British troops captured, the largest surrender in Royal military history."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Fall of singapore called by Winston Churchill "the worst disaster and largest capitulation of British history." http://t.co/guT0jTSbV9"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The bombs overshot the targets and struck a busy shopping district, killing 728 civilians."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "At the start of the battle for Shangai, the Nationalist Chinese air force tried to bomb Japanese ships moored along Yangtze river.."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "So moved by the stunning success at Pearl Harbor, Japan honored the anniversary of the attack every month for the rest of the war."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The single-engine fighters were in fact Soviet air force aircraft, six of which were lost, resulting in two deaths."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "On March 18, near the German capital, Us fighter pilots engaged eight "Focke-Wulf 190s.".."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Before the fall of Berlin, friendly fire had occured between the Soviets and the Americans.."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "It is believed that 80 percent of all females in and around Berlin brutally violated by Soviet troops. http://t.co/SNHwbV8Q9D"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "He put his second in command at the head of affairs and spent the first part of the battle reading novels and drinking cognac."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Allegedly, German commanding officer, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, had so little faith in the Ardennes offensive in Battle of Bulge.."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "For each German tank destroyed, the Soviets lost more than five http://t.co/GfxLXAvuDG"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "For every German killed or wounded, there were more than three Soviet casualties in Kursk http://t.co/EC7tcHQa5D"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The nearly three week long battle of Kursk included some thirteen thousand armored vehicles and twelve thousand aircraft."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Claude Auchinleck did most of the preparation work, Monty received the credit for the victory of Second El Alamein. http://t.co/sSUVJ5YNfF"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "He died on his way to the Holy Land. While attempting to ford a river on horseback, he fell off midstream and drowned because of his armor."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Hitler could have picked a better operation code name for the invasion of Soviet Union. Barbarossa was a twelfth-century crusader.."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Barbarossa is the largest invasion of all time, ten times larger than D-day and completely altered the course of war. http://t.co/P0Qewl5eKA"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Outnumbered four to one British fighters survived by great efforts with an early warning system. http://t.co/ei8ADvtOPj"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Luftwaffe promised to deliver, calculating it would take a mere four days to obliterate the RAF's fighter command before Battle of Britain."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The reason was that protecting the pilot made him act less aggressively."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "The Japanese Mitsubishi Zero was an excellent fighter plane, but it was purposely built without armor.. http://t.co/iMwwbtYm09"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "For securuty reasons, the Allied governments waited until the 1970s to reveal that they had broken Axis codes. http://t.co/X86z9h2Mcv"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Through the use of an American invention: 100-octane gasoline."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "During the Battle of Britain, RAF Spitfires were able to boost engine performance 25 percent.. http://t.co/dxehKqURbU"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "Too damaged after the Battle of the Coral Sea, Lexington was scuttled—the first US carrier to be lost at war. http://t.co/Puhi1PpKUl"

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "After receiving cavity magnetron radars in 1943, Allies sank three times more U-boats than in the previous year."

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World War 2 Facts on Twitter: "One of them became a rather proficient militant activist by the name of Menachem Begin."

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