Neatorama Posts Tagged "World War II"
The Man Seized by Four Armies...

Yang Kyoungjong was born in Korea in 1920. His ext...  ...captors. The U.S. doesn’t do that, and the war was almost over anyway. That might have been the...  ...he complete story of his globetrotting service in World War II . -via reddit

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/09/The-Man-Seized-by-Four-Armies/
The Merci Train: 49 Boxcars Filled With Gratitude...

Europe was devastated by World War II , and recovery afterward was slow. Journalist and...  ...year, Andre Picard, a French railroad worker and war veteran suggested that France reciprocate by send...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/13/The-Merci-Train-49-Boxcars-Filled-With-Gratitude/
This OSS Sabotage Manual Reads Like a Great Employee Handbook...

Act stupid? Shoot, I don't even have to act. It just comes naturally!The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was the predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency. In 1944, it published a sabotage manual that was distrib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/07/This-OSS-Sabotage-Manual-Reads-Like-a-Great-Employee-Handbook/
How Japan Could Invade the United States in 1937...

It was a complete fantasy, of course. Even the Pearl Harbor raid was the end of the logistical reach of the Imperial Japanese Navy. But that didn't stop newspapers from boosting circulation by convincing American readers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/24/How-Japan-Could-Invade-the-United-States-in-1937/
The Extreme Daylight Saving Times of World War II

(Image: Mike Licht)Are you frustrated that you los...  ...to the experience of daylight saving time during World War II . The belligerent nations often thought that addin...  ...nd decrease electricity expenditures. Winning the war necessitated maximizing this possible gain to the...  ...decided to keep the prac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/13/The-Extreme-Daylight-Saving-Times-of-World-War-II/
The Steagles--How the NFL Responded to World War II

(Image: Priceonomics)During World War II , almost all able-bodied young men entered militar...  ...t of the men who served on the Steagles and other World War II -era teams got their jobs because they were physic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/05/The-Steagles-How-the-NFL-Responded-to-World-War-II/
The Story of General McAuliffe's Famous "Nuts!" Reply...

(Photo: Brig. Gen. McAuliffe and Lt. Col. Kinnard...  ...ffe and Lt. Col. Kinnard via the US Department of War )During the Battle of the Bulge in late 1944, Germ...  ...ke replied, "We will kill many Americans. This is war ." Harper then said, "On your way Bud, and good lu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/16/The-Story-of-General-McAuliffes-Famous-Nuts-Reply/
The Most Amazing Lie in History...

How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27...  ...ses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the Allies win World War II .In the weeks leading up to D-day, Allied commande...  ...expected to reach 90 percent and the outcome of World War II hanging in the balance, the truth was that Eisen...  ...he king of con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/15/The-Most-Amazing-Lie-in-History/
The Witches of Stalingrad...

Young women terrified German units during World War II . Let's learn about them, courtesy of Uncle John&r...  ...lanes had dropped their bombs.From 1942 until the war ’s end in 1945, the 40 two-person crews flew...  ...s many as 18 in a single night. By the end of the war...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/11/The-Witches-of-Stalingrad/




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