Neatorama Posts Tagged "world war ii"
The Army’s First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War

During World War II , more than 40,000 nurses served in the US militar...  ...y about 500 of them over the entire course of the war were black nurses, and they had to fight to be ad...  ...S Army Nurse Corps. Powell's father had served in World War...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/18/The-Armys-First-Black-Nurses-Were-Relegated-to-Caring-for-Nazi-Prisoners-of-War/
How a Typo Helped End World War II

Let me tell you a story about how a typo helped...  ...t me tell you a story about how a typo helped end World War Two... (thread) pic.twitter.com/HxismWwlzE—...  ...ad more about Tandy and his adventures during the war . -via Mental Floss

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/11/How-a-Typo-Helped-End-World-War-II/
Meet The Daring Female Pilots Who Bombed Nazis By Night...

Female combat pilots were virtually unheard of bef...  ...le combat pilots were virtually unheard of before World War II , and while the Women Airforce Service Pilots were...  ...o, they became a crucial Soviet asset in winning World War II .The Germans nicknamed them the Nachthexen, or &ld...  ...a sweeping b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/28/Meet-The-Daring-Female-Pilots-Who-Bombed-Nazis-By-Night/
When Shoes Were Rationed...

During World War II , consumer goods were restricted so that materials...  ...controlled Southeast Asia, where the bulk of the world ’s rubber was produced.) Hoping to avoid ser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/12/When-Shoes-Were-Rationed/
Facts You May Not Know About Winston Churchill...

Winston Churchill is one of those historical figur...  ...c time period, and Winston's time will forever be World War II .But prior to the World Wars Churchill was already on the road to becoming a l...  ...a London newspaper. He subsequently served as a *strong class="matc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/09/Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-Winston-Churchill/
The POW Olympics of World War II

The Olympic Games were canceled in 1940 and 1944 d...  ...ympic Games were canceled in 1940 and 1944 due to World War II , but athletic competitions went on just the same...  ...e -in POW camps. The German POW camp called Oflag II -C camp staged what they called the Woldenberg Oly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/19/The-POW-Olympics-of-World-War-II/
The Indestructible Alkemade...

Nicholas Alkemade was a World War II gunner in the Royal Air Force. In March of 1944,...  ...uad flew to Berlin on a raid in an Avro Lancaster II aircraft named Werewolf. Alkemade was in the rear...  ...lus three horrific industrial accidents after the war . Read Nicholas Alkema...

http://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/11/The-Indestructible-Alkemade/
The Deadliest Shipwreck in History...

The ship MV Wilhelm Gustloff was built as a cruise liner in 1937, then repurposed as a hospital ship for the German navy in 1939. In 1945 it was pressed into service for Operation Hannibal, transporting both German milit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/25/The-Deadliest-Shipwreck-in-History/
USS Indianapolis Found...

Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean 72 years ago, a Jap...  ...bomb used in Hiroshima that brought an end to the war in the Pacific, according to the Naval History an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/20/USS-Indianapolis-Found/
How Ice Cream Helped America at War

During World War I, the military needed enough food to fight, and...  ...American way of life. So when the U.S. joined in World War II , ice cream went with them.In 1942, as Japanese to...  ...with ice cream, and how the frozen treat went to war...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/How-Ice-Cream-Helped-America-at-War/




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