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Eva Braun at the Berghof. She flew to Berlin in the last days, where she died by suicide with Hitler. He reportedly tried to get her to leave. Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History, History Online, Modern History, History Of Germany, Nazi Propaganda, The Third Reich

[Photo] Eva Braun, date unknown

[Photo] Eva Braun, date unknown | World War II Database

Remembering our veterans, Lee Marvin left school to enlist in the US Marine Corps as a Private. He was wounded in action in the assault on Mount Tapochau during the Battle of Saipan, during which most of his company were killed. Hollywood Actor, Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Hollywood Actresses, Famous Marines, Military Veterans, Military Service, Military Humor

Lee Marvin left school to enlist in the US Marine Corps as a Private. He was wounded in action in the assault on Mount Tapochau during the Battle of Saipan, during which most of his company were killed.

05 May A Japanese balloon bomb kills 5 children and a woman in Oregon - the only people killed by an enemy attack on the American mainland during WWII. Military Weapons, Photo Journal, Interesting History, Historical Pictures, History Facts, Military History, World History, World War Two, American History

WWII Day-By-Day: May 5

05 May 45: A Japanese balloon bomb kills 5 children and a woman in Oregon - the only people killed by an enemy attack on the American mainland during WWII. The cheap weapon used the jet stream over the Pacific to wreak havoc on Canadian and American cities and forests. Over 9,300 were launched between Nov 1944 and April 1945, 300 of which were found as far east as Michigan and as far south as Mexico. With a kill rate of only 0.067%, they were ineffective as weapons. #WWII #History

In 1945 a Japanese "Balloon Bomb" Exploded in Oregon, Killing Six. Only place on the American continent where death resulted from enemy action during WWII. History and WWII Fire Balloon, Facts About America, Interesting History, World History, Ww2 History, Military History, World War Two, Dieselpunk, Wwii

A fire balloon ( "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go, was a weapon launched by Japan during WWII. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 12-kilogram (26 lb) incendiary to one 15 kg (33 lb) antipersonnel bomb four 5 kg (11 lb) incendiary devices attached, they were designed as a cheap weapon intended to make use of the jet stream over the Pacific Ocean wreak havoc on Canadian and US cities, forests, and farmland.

Lee Marvin (February 1924 – August American actor, known for his gravelly voice, white hair & 6 ft 2 in. He join the US Marine Corps, serving in the Marine Division. He was wounded in action during the WWII Battle of Saipan, in t Battle Of Saipan, Famous Veterans, Lee Marvin, Us Marine Corps, Military Veterans, Military Service, Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Famous Faces

Lee Marvin's USMC WWII Causualty Card

Well, not actually a medal, but this was the precursor to one. The USMC WWII casualty card for Lee Marvin. This was posted on Facebook today by the USMC History Division. I thought it was pretty neat, and figured some of you might also. The USMC Division also posted the supposed interview between...

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The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps Part 4

The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps

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The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps Part 5

The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps

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The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps Part 2

The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps

November 1981 - US President Ronald Reagan signs National Security Decision Directive thereby allowing the CIA to recrute contra rebels in Nicaragua, as part of the Iran-Contra affair. Ww2 History, Jewish History, History Photos, Us Military Bases, President Ronald Reagan, War On Drugs, Today In History, Sensitive People

The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps Part 1

The Holocaust Nazi concentration camps

Chanukah Miracle: Sister and Brother, Holocaust survivors, reunited in Israel After 65 years . a brother and sister separated since . Jewish History, World History, World War Ii, Ohana, Mystery Of History, Thinking Day, Interesting History, Faith In Humanity, Fotografia

60 years after Holocaust, siblings reunited

For nearly 60 years, Israeli Binyamin Shilon believed his sister was among the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Now he holds her in his arms and cries with joy.

Boruch Spiegel, one of the last surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of in which a vastly outgunned band of 750 young Jews held off German soldiers for more than a month with crude arms and Molotov cocktails, died on May 9 in Montreal. World History, World War Ii, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Bon Courage, German Army, Interesting History, Before Us, Wwii, The Past

Obit of the Day

Boruch Spiegel, in 1939 at the age of 19, who was one of the last surviving members of the Jewish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Mr. Spiegel was on guard duty and gave the signal to attack the German army as they came liquidate the ghetto in April 1943. The ghetto residents antagonized the Nazis for 28 days. Mr. Spiegel escaped to safety and joined the Polish resistance. He died on May 7, 2013 at the age of 93.

Maurice Bavaud (January 1916 in Neuchâtel - May 1941 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a Roman Catholic Swiss citizen who in 1938 attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler. World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History, Von Stauffenberg, Isaiah 59, Vintage Couples, Germany Ww2, Military Units, Switzerland

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Their entire purpose was to propagate violence and intimidation among minorities, catholics and jews, and had no problem with expressing their ideas publicly.

Inside of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin Jews whose names failed to appear on the government-approved list had to adopt either "Israel" or "Sara" as additional forenames. This decree also took effect on January Ww2 History, World History, Corrie Ten Boom, January 1, Persecution, Interesting History, Horror Art, World War Two, Human Body

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Inside of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin (1939) .Jews whose names failed to appear on the government-approved list had to adopt either "Israel" or "Sara" as additional forenames. This decree also took effect on January 1, 1939. Below is a reproduction of the inside pages of a compulsory identification card for Jews.

Documentary Exposes Fear and Lies Behind Japanese American Incarceration, Draws Parallels to Current Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Biloxi Blues, Pearl Harbor Attack, Japanese American, Camping World, Ansel Adams, Abandoned Places, Haunted Places, Historical Photos, World War Ii

Barracks from Japanese American Internment Camp

Description/Notes: Barracks are from the Japanese Relocation Center and are now furnishing housing for farm labor on Bryant Williams farm in Klamath County, Oregon. Item Number: P120:2606 Original Collection: Extension and Experiment Station Communications You can find this image by searching for the item number by clicking here. Want more? You can find more digital resources online. We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons; however, certain…