WWII Enigma Machine

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Holocaust Map. Horrifying.

Ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe

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Last Lakota code talker Clarence Wolf Guts dies at 86. When the towers of the World Trade Center fell on Sept. 11, 2001, Clarence Wolf Guts asked his son to call the U.S. Dept. of Defense to see if the country needed his code talking abilities to find Osama Bin Laden. Wolf Guts was in his late 70s at the time, so his son, Don Doyle, did not make the call, but said the request personified his father's love of country. "He still wanted to help. He was trying to still be patriotic." ~Doyle..

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A very nice view of a M24 Chaffee light tank

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The swinging bookcase that covered the entrance to the Frank's hiding place, known as the Secret Annex.

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There will always be people on the wrong side of history.....

Black and WTF

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Anne Frank’s father Otto, revisiting the attic where they hid from the Nazis. He was the only survivor (1960).

These 46 Rare Historical Photos Will Leave You Speechless. #35 Is Mind Blowing.

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Battle of the Bulge | LIFE at the Battle of the Bulge: Photos From Hitler’s Last Gamble - This is where my Uncle was - he NEVER talked about it EVER.

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World War II Rationing on the U.S. Homefront - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/world-war-ii-rationing-on-the-u-s-homefront.html

World War II Rationing on the U.S. Homefront - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

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Queen Elizabeth World War II Mechanic

Women in the military - New World Encyclopedia

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Nurse at the Scherbatsevich hospital, Olga Fedorovna, hanged by the Germans in Alexander Square in Minsk, October 26,1941. The inscription on the poster hanging around her neck reads in Russian and German - "We are partisans, shooting at German soldiers." Hanging was a favored tactic for small-scale killings because it has a more dramatic effect

World War II in Pictures: Truly Ghoulish Pictures from World War II

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Tallest German surrenders.

Tallest German surrenders to short soldier in Second World War picture - Telegraph

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Photographs reveal how canines were fitted with gas marks during World War Two.

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Johnny Carson - US Navy 1943-1946 - USS Pennsylvania

Catch up on all the Belly Buzz... - Celebrity Veterans

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Charlton Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in 1944. Served 2 yrs as a radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a B-25 Mitchell stationed in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands with the Eleventh Air Force. He reached the rank of Staff Sergeant. After his service and rise to fame, he was chosen as a narrator for highly classified Military and Department of Energy instructional films, particularly relating to nuclear weapons For 6 yrs he held the nation’s highest security clearance.

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"A German soldier ties the hands of a captured Slovenian partisan prior to his execution on Mala Poljana mountain in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. Near Lom pod Storžičem, Tržič, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Summer 1942." This was taken August 22nd 1941, and that is Franc Sešek of Bukovica.

World War II in Pictures: Truly Ghoulish Pictures from World War II

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One of the mystery's of World War II is that of the Nazi Bell. Not only the Bell, but the man who was in charge of the project Hans Kammler both disappeared from the face of the earth at the end of the war. The Bell device consisted of two counter rotating cylindrical containers. The containers were positioned one above the other. They were filled with both cryogenically cooled and frozen Mercury metal. http://www.esotericonline.net/profiles/blogs/the-thing-that-was-hitler

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Anne Frank - The Only Known Video

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E.Zawadzka - Polish scouting instructor, SOE agent and a freedom fighter during World War II. Brigadier General of the Polish Army, Paratrooper - the only woman among the Cichociemni, In 1944 fought in the Warsaw Uprising . In 1945 she joined the anti-Communist organization Freedom and Independence (WiN), but quit soon afterwards and took up a teaching job. In 1951 arrested and tortured by UB (Security Service) and sentenced to 10 years in prison. University professor (history). Died at 100.

Elżbieta Zawacka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Tiergarten Flakturm, Berlin. Tiergarten Flak Tower, Berlin.

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German POW's Eastern Front 1944

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Auschwitz, Poland, A Womens' Barrack

The Holocaust

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Nagasaki before (top) & after (bottom). Aerial view of the mass destruction on Nagasaki caused by "Fat Man". Out of 50,000 buildings, 19,587 were destroyed. source (picture): http://www.opinion-maker.org/2010/08/the-moral-legacy-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki/ source (info): http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp9.shtml

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Someone posted "... never leave a man behind." An amazing photo, I would like to know the details. Cannot believe it isn't famous, ... or is it?

Peer Into The Past: panzerkate: This is so badass

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Staff Sgt. Walter Ehlers, a Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions during World War II, died Thursday at the age of 92. He was the last living Medal of Honor recipient who stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day. Ehlers joined the armed forces in 1940. He earned his Medal of Honor "for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty" on June 9 and 10, 1944, according to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

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