A Contested Legacy: The Men of Montford Point and the Good War
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Despite their commendable service during World War II, the Marines of Montford Point would regularly contend with societal forces that vehemently resisted all measures taken toward racial integration ..read more
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The Second Great Fire of London: 'A Dreadful Masterpiece'
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1M ago
In this column, journalist Ernie Pyle describes the bombing of London in late December 1940 as “the most hateful, most beautiful single scene” he had ever witnessed as the city was “stabbed with fire” by the German ..read more
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Unaccounted For No More: Sgt. Harold Hammett
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1M ago
WWII US Marine Corps Sergeant Harold Hammett, fallen on Tarawa in 1943, is finally laid to rest in the family plot after 80 years ..read more
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What Happened to Lieutenant Curtis R. Biddick?
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2M ago
Spoilers ahead for Episode 3 of ..read more
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The Origins of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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2M ago
The commemorations on January 27 remind us that the Holocaust was the result of step-by-step decisions by individuals that led to the largest genocide in the history of mankind in a wave of antisemitism, intolerance, and hatred ..read more
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V for Victory: A Sign of Resistance
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2M ago
Created by a Belgian politician and broadcaster fleeing Nazi persecution, the V for Victory symbol became one of the most enduring signs of the war.  ..read more
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The 'Bloody 100th' Bomb Group
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4M ago
The Eighth Air Force’s hard luck unit was filled with colorful personalities who made the unit one of the most storied of World War II ..read more
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Patchwork Plane: Building the P-47 Thunderbolt
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4M ago
Roughly 100 companies, coast to coast, helped Republic Aviation Corporation manufacture each P-47 Thunderbolt ..read more
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'Maxwell Opened My Eyes' Rosa Parks: WWII Defense Worker
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4M ago
Before her historic protest in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Rosa Parks was a Home Front worker at Maxwell Airfield ..read more
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The Fallen Crew of the USS Arizona and Operation 85
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4M ago
A Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency project aims to identify unknown servicemen who perished aboard the USS during the attack on Pearl Harbor ..read more
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