Neatorama Posts Tagged "world war ii"
The Secret American Military Cemetery Where There Are No Names and Flags Are Forbidden...

(Photo: Stranger20824)The Oise-Anise American Ceme...  ...ican soldiers who died in the line of duty during World War I. The United States and France honor these falle...  ...ican soldiers who were executed for crimes during World War II . Atlas Obscura explains:The soldiers ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/18/The-Secret-American-Military-Cemetery-Where-There-Are-No-Names-and-Flags-Are-Forbidden/
The German POWs of Texas...

Between 1943 and 1945, captured German soldiers we...  ...120 square feet.) Food was fresh and showers were warm . College credits earned would count at universiti...  ...worked hard to become American citizens after the war . Read about the World War II

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/16/The-German-POWs-of-Texas/
RIP Sir Nicholas Winton, Who Saved 669 Children during the Holocaust...

(Photo: Li-sung)Nicholas Winton was a 29-year old...  ...ned to Britain as that nation and Germany went to war in 1939. He drove an ambulance and later joined t...  ...e and later joined the Royal Air Force. After the war , he worked in various positions, including co-own...  ...n a scrapbook containing document...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/01/RIP-Sir-Nicholas-Winton-Who-Saved-669-Children-during-the-Holocaust/
How World War II Made America Literate

(Photo: NPR)Before World War II , F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gats...  ...is regarded as a treasure of American literature. World War II had a profound impact on American culture, includ...  ...rket for inexpensive paperback reprints after the war . Thinking alon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/03/How-World-War-II-Made-America-Literate/
Americans Heroes Buried in the Netherlands are Not Forgotten...

On Sunday, people gathered at the Netherlands Amer...  ...buried there were the liberators of the Dutch in World War II . Each American grave was “adopted” by...  ...rder, including scores of descendants of American war dead who had traveled here from all over the Unit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/25/Americans-Heroes-Buried-in-the-Netherlands-are-Not-Forgotten/
RIP Alan Sanford, The Man Who Fired the First US Shots of World War II

(Photo: Madeline Marshall/Wall Street Journal)Earl...  ...Alan Sanford, 18, was on board the destroyer USS Ward . That ship guarded the entrance to Pearl Harbor....  ...to fire at the object. On the opening day of the war , 75 minutes before Japanese warplanes swarmed over the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/21/RIP-Alan-Sanford-The-Man-Who-Fired-the-First-US-Shots-of-World-War-II/
92-Year Old World War II Fighter Pilot Flies a Spitfire Again

(Image: BBC)Joy Lofthouse, 92, was a pilot with Br...  ...lot with Britain's Air Transport Auxiliary during World War II . She flew the UK's legendary Spitfire fighter pla...  ...ircraft and supplies throughout the UK during the war .Lofthouse and her colleagues, which included her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/10/92-Year-Old-World-War-II-Fighter-Pilot-Flies-a-Spitfire-Again/
The Time the Allies Tried to Disarm Hitler With Female Sex Hormones...

Did you hear the one about the plot to sneak estro...  ...ritory, he would lose his hold on Germany and the war would be won.Sources differ on whether the hope w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/06/The-Time-the-Allies-Tried-to-Disarm-Hitler-With-Female-Sex-Hormones/
The Toblerone Line, A Fortification in Switzerland...

(Photos: Kecko, Pascal Binczak)Nazi Germany covete...  ...the Swiss were largely spared from the ravages of World War II .This was in part because the Swiss made thoughtfu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/21/The-Toblerone-Line-A-Fortification-in-Switzerland/
70 Years Ago Today: US Marines Raise the American Flag over Mount Suribachi...

This photograph, which was taken 70 years ago toda...  ...rm the basis of the design of the US Marine Corps War Memorial outside of Washington, D.C.

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/23/70-Years-Ago-Today-Marines-Raise-the-American-Flag-over-Mount-Suribachi/




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