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What You Don’t Know About the End of World War II

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China: Farmer Engraves Eggs to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of V-Day

Li Aimin, a 63-year-old farmer from Shandong Province, spent a year sculpting the portraits of Chairman Mao Zedong and various war heroes on eggs to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory of World War Two. 117 more words

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See a Close-Up of General MacArthur’s Plan for the End of World War II

Though Japan announced plans to surrender in World War II within days of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it took weeks before the brutal war officially came to a close — the reason “V-J Day” is observed on a few different days. 287 more words

Oct. 24 PBIA Honor Flight is a go!

The Oct. 24 Honor Flight for World War II veterans, in jeopardy after a large donor had to pull out, is a go, organizers said Monday. 257 more words

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Book Review: Ben MacIntyre's Secret Agents - Fact Not Fiction

Agent Zigzag; Operation Mincemeat; Double Cross and A Spy Among Friends

Author: Ben MacIntyre

Publisher: Various

ISBN (UK editions):    9781408811498 – 9781408809211 – 9781408830628 – 9781408851722… 417 more words

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Today in History - Nazi False Flag Attack


On August 31, 1939, German SS operatives perpetrated a false flag attack to create an excuse for invading Poland.

Most of what we know of the attack, known as the Gleiwitz Incident, was revealed in an affidavit by SS-Sturmbannführer Alfred Naujocks during the Nurumberg Trials. 488 more words

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Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train

WARSAW, Poland – Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train. 259 more words

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