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WWII

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20.2k votersThe Creepiest Ghost Stories And Legends From WWIIConflicts are always ripe for ghost stories. With all of the tragedies that occur, it’s not uncommon for people to have encounters...
33.3k votersRare Photos From World War IIEven decades after its end, WWII still strikes a chord in the hearts of people from all corners of the globe. For some, it was a t...
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80.2k viewsThe Most Accurate Movies About WWIIHollywood was making World War 2 movies well before the conflict was even over. That's how fascinating and important the subject i...
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386.9k views14 Facts About D-Day Most People Don't KnowOn June 6, 1944, the D-Day invasion by Allied forces began in the French region of Normandy. What happened on D-Day, one of the la...
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155.7k viewsWorld War II Propaganda Posters, ExplainedPropaganda posters played a huge role in World War II, providing morale-boosting messages, instilling the need for silence and sec...
Firsthand Accounts
14.1k viewsWhat The Blitz Was Really Like For Those Who Lived Through ItAfter the fall of France and the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk in 1940, the British were subjected to an aerial onslaug...
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2.9k votersFascinating Photos That Show The Human Side Of WWIIWar photos typically reveal the more haunting nature of civil and world conflicts. World War II photos especially show how deeply ...
Historical Entertainment
38.8k viewsWhat It Was Like To Experience The Attack On Pearl Harbor FirsthandPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941, would live in infamy. On that day, Japan launched a surprise strike aga...
Historical Photos
534.8k viewsRarely Seen D-Day Photos That Will Change Your Idea Of WWIIThere are plenty of famous D-Day photos, but many more get overlooked. What people forget is that, before D-Day, there were still ...
Historical Photos
2.6k voters20 Unsettlingly Beautiful Photos From The 1940sGlimpses of World War II, the conflict that changed our world, mostly exist in shades of black and white on film.  From 1939 to 1...
History
1.5m views22 Myths About World War II That Just Aren't TrueA conflict as wide-ranging and destructive as WWII naturally gives birth to a number of urban legends and myths that become "commo...
World History
434.3k views14 Lesser-Known Stories From World War II That Should Be Made Into MoviesThe European theater in WWII was such a mammoth and complex chapter in history, it's probably impossible to document every astonis...
Whoa Facts
101.2k viewsFirsthand Accounts Of What The Battle Of Stalingrad Was Really LikeThere was no shortage of horrors during the Second World War. The event that gave the world concentration camps also gave us the R...
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223.4k views14 Harsh Realities Of Life In Germany After WWIIWhen Hitler was defeated by the Allies in WWII, he left behind almost no post-conflict plans. It had been tantamount to treason un...
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1.6k votersHere's What People Ate To Survive During WWIIAmericans who stayed home during WWII were asked to make sacrifices to support troops overseas. People changed jobs, took on new r...
US History
103.4k viewsWhat Modern Americans Should Know About Japanese Internment In WWIIIt seems impossible that the United States government would round up citizens and send them off to internment camps but that's exa...
Firsthand Accounts
59.9k viewsFirsthand Accounts From WW2 Field MedicsSoldiers go through hell, and nobody knows that better than field medics, who brave hellish combat scenarios to bring urgently nee...
History
394.8k views21 Unsung WWII Heroes You May Not Know AboutSadly, World War II heroes are leaving us every day. With the vast majority of veterans past the age of 90, it won't be long befor...
Military
3.6k votersThe Most Influential People of the Second World WarThe Second World War was by far the biggest war in human history. A lot of people participated in this total war. Which people are...
World History
32.2k votersThe Greatest World War II Movies of All TimeThe best World War 2 movies remind us that perhaps no single event has had a greater impact on the future of filmmaking than World...