Neatorama Posts Tagged "world war ii"
The Railroad Women of World War II

Railway use ramped up even before the US entered World War II , because the war in Europe was interrupting shipping lanes, so mor...  ...shipping lanes, so more cargo went by train. Then wartime gasoline rationing caused an uptick in passengers...  ...hese women were photogra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/18/The-Railroad-Women-of-World-War-II/
The Story of Bad Angel...

(Photos: Southern Arizona Guide)This is Bad Angel,...  ...Air and Space Museum in Pima, Arizona. Like many World War II aircraft, it has kill markings on the side. Do yo...  ...hat it was in enemy possession.So Curdes tried to warn him off, first through radio, then through visual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/17/The-Story-of-Bad-Angel/
The Wartime Tunnels of Fan Bay Deep Shelter

Beneath the White Cliffs of Dover in southern Engl...  ...ombed within Dover’s famous White Cliffs, a wartime relic lost to time. But when the National Trust a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/11/The-Wartime-Tunnels-of-Fan-Bay-Deep-Shelter/
Researchers Find Secret Tunnel Used to Escape from the Nazis...

(Photo: Ezra Wolfinger/Israel Antiquities Authorit...  ...red and buried about 100,000 people. Later in the war , as the Red Army began to push the Germans out of...  ...Germans pursued the escapees, but 11 survived the war .Recently, archaeologists used electrical resistiv...  ...the discovery of the tunnel, ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Researchers-Find-Secret-Tunnel-Used-to-Escape-from-the-Nazis/
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/




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