Category - European Theater

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The USAAF’s Greatest P-51 Ace

Main George Preddy turned the main P-51 Mustang fighter ace within the European Theater. by Kelly Bell Darwin, Australia, was scorching regardless that it was...

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Sports During World War II

Even in the course of the darkest days of the conflict, the morale-lifting enterprise of sport went on in america, Britian, Germany, and elsewhere. by Flint...

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Joachim Peiper’s Blitz For the Meuse

SS fanatic Joachim Peiper led Hitler’s determined spearhead through the Battle of the Bulge. By Josh Quackenbush In the course of the Battle of the Bulge, the...

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LIFE Photographer Ralph Morse’s War

LIFE journal warfare correspondent and photojournalist Ralph Morse captured a few of the conflict’s most iconic moments on movie. By Susan Zimmerman In an age...

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The Allies’ Key to Victory

Of all of the elements that helped the Allies win the conflict, none was extra necessary than the unbroken stream of provides to the entrance strains. By Glenn...

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82nd Airborne at Sainte-Mere-Eglise

In Normandy on the night time of June 5/6, 1944, the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division overcame numerous SNAFUs to take a key village. By Flint Whitlock The night...