Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.
Global conflict primarily fought on European continent, that occurred between 1914 and 1918.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
A massive slaughter, especially the systematic mass extermination of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps prior to and during World War II.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Scientific study of human skeletal remains with the express purpose of identification. This includes establishing individual identity, trauma analysis, facial reconstruction, photographic superimposition, determination of time interval since death, and crime-scene recovery. Forensic anthropologists do not certify cause of death but provide data to assist in determination of probable cause. This is a branch of the field of physical anthropology and qualified individuals are certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1992 Jun;13(2):146)
The doctrines and policies of the Nazis or the National Social German Workers party, which ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler from 1933-1945. These doctrines and policies included racist nationalism, expansionism, and state control of the economy. (from Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. and American Heritage College Dictionary, 3d ed.)
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Facilities in which WARFARE or political prisoners are confined.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.
The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.
The use of the death penalty for certain crimes.
Warfare involving the use of living organisms or their products as disease etiologic agents against people, animals, or plants.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
A conflict occurring from 1954 through 1975 within the Republic of Vietnam. It involved neighboring nations and the United States and other members of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.
Former members of the armed services.
A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, www.nber.org/cycles.html, accessed 4/23/2009)

Experimentation on prisoners by the Japanese during World War II.(1/81)

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The relationships among age, chronic conditions, and healthcare costs. (2/81)

OBJECTIVE: To learn how age and chronic illness affect costs in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. STUDY DESIGN: Veterans Affairs patients 65 years or older were identified from administrative data. We noted their healthcare utilization, cost, and diagnosis of any of 29 common chronic conditions (CCs). We examined how those 80 years or older differed from the younger patients. RESULTS: The Department of Veterans Affairs spent dollars 8.5 billion to treat 1.6 million older patients in fiscal year 2000. Age was less important than chronic illness in explaining cost differences. The oldest patients incurred a mean of dollars 1295 greater costs than the younger patients, primarily because they were more likely to have a high-cost CC. The oldest patients incurred higher total costs than the younger patients in only 14 of 29 groups defined by CC. Long-term care accounted for most of the extra cost of the oldest patients. When this cost was excluded, the oldest patients incurred only dollars 266 more cost than the younger patients. CONCLUSIONS: Growth in the population of the oldest patients will increase the number of individuals with CCs requiring long-term care. With its limited long-term care benefit, Medicare will avoid much of this financial consequence. In contrast, the financial risk of acute and long-term care gives the Department of Veterans Affairs an incentive to develop strategies to prevent CCs associated with long-term care.  (+info)

Cutaneous melioidosis in a man who was taken as a prisoner of war by the Japanese during World War II. (3/81)

Melioidosis, an infection caused by the gram-negative bacillus Burkholderia pseudomallei, is endemic to Southeast Asia and Northern Australia. Human infection is acquired through contact with contaminated water via percutaneous inoculation. Clinical manifestations range from skin and soft tissue infection to pneumonia with sepsis. We report a case of a man who was taken as a prisoner of war by the Japanese during World War II who presented with a nonhealing ulcer on his right hand 62 years after the initial exposure.  (+info)

The mobile Army surgical hospital (MASH): a military and surgical legacy. (4/81)

Operation Iraqi Freedom was perhaps the last military campaign that will ever utilize the services of a mobile Army surgical hospital (MASH). The Army has now essentially replaced the MASH with combat surgical hospitals (CSH) and forward surgical teams (FST). MASH units were designed as mobile, flexible, forward-deployed military hospitals, providing care for the wounded near the frontlines of the battlefield. These hospitals not only saved thousands of lives during war but also greatly influenced the delivery of trauma and critical care in civilian hospitals. The MASH was made popular by the television series of the 1970s, depicting the 4077th during the Korean War. Although a comical series, these television episodes provided viewers with a glimpse of life in a MASH during time of war. This article chronicles the history of the MASH from its inception during World War II to recent experiences in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (+info)

They starved so that others be better fed: remembering Ancel Keys and the Minnesota experiment. (5/81)

During World War II, 36 conscientious objectors participated in a study of human starvation conducted by Ancel Keys and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota. The Minnesota Starvation Experiment, as it was later known, was a grueling study meant to gain insight into the physical and psychologic effects of semistarvation and the problem of refeeding civilians who had been starved during the war. During the experiment, the participants were subjected to semistarvation in which most lost >25% of their weight, and many experienced anemia, fatigue, apathy, extreme weakness, irritability, neurological deficits, and lower extremity edema. In 2003-2004, 18 of the original 36 participants were still alive and were interviewed. Many came from the Historic Peace Churches (Mennonite, Brethren, and Quaker), and all expressed strong convictions about nonviolence and wanting to make a meaningful contribution during the war. Despite ethical issues about subjecting healthy humans to starvation, the men interviewed were unanimous in saying that they would do it all over again, even after knowing the suffering that they had experienced. After the experiment ended, many of the participants went on to rebuilding war-torn Europe, working in the ministries, diplomatic careers, and other activities related to nonviolence.  (+info)

The history of the College of Medicine and Tan Teck Guan Buildings. (6/81)

For 60 years from 1926, the College of Medicine Building (COMB) was the centre of medical education in Singapore. The history of medical services and medical education is intimately intertwined, with the history of the COMB and the Tan Teck Guan Building. This article reviews the history of the 2 buildings.  (+info)

The history of surgical teaching and the department of surgery. (7/81)

Undergraduate surgical teaching in Singapore began 100 years ago, when the Medical School was founded. A significant step had been taken to enable local students to be trained in and to attain the diploma of Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery (LMS). Plans for postgraduate education were temporarily derailed when the Japanese occupied Singapore in 1942. Postgraduate surgical teaching received an official boost when the primary Australasian examinations were conducted in Singapore in 1957, providing a platform for surgical independence when the higher degree, the Master of Medicine (M Med) in Surgery, was established in 1970. Currently, the Joint Committee on Specialist Training, comprising the Division of Graduate Medical Studies, the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and the Ministry of Health, oversees the training of surgical specialists in Singapore.  (+info)

The Oxford Biochemistry Department in wartime, 1939-45. (8/81)

The work done in the Department of Biochemistry in Oxford during World War II is recounted. Reference is made to the research on burns, nutrition and malaria, but it is mainly concerned with the search for antidotes to mustard gas and lewisite. The discovery of a successful antidote to lewisite is described in some detail.  (+info)

This study investigated the impact of violent experiences during childhood, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and appetitive aggression on everyday violent behavior in Burundian females with varying participation in war. Moreover, group differences in trauma-related and aggression variables were expected. Appetitive aggression describes the perception of violence perpetration as fascinating and appealing and is a common phenomenon in former combatants. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 157 females, either former combatants, supporters of armed forces or civilians during the civil war in Burundi. The PTSD Symptom Scale Interview was used to assess PTSD symptom severity, the Appetitive Aggression Scale to measure appetitive aggression and the Domestic and Community Violence Checklist to assess both childhood maltreatment and recent aggressive behavior. Former combatants had experienced more traumatic events, perpetrated more violence and reported higher levels of appetitive aggression than
Major Alliances during World War II There were two major alliances during World War II: the Axis and the Allies. The three principal partners in the Axis alliance were Germany, Italy, and Japan. These three countries recognized German domination over most of continental Europe; Italian domination over the Mediterranean Sea; and Japanese domination over East Asia and the Pacific. The Allied Powers were led by Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Formation of the Axis Alliance Although the Axis partners never developed institutions to coordinate foreign or military policy as the Allies did, the Axis partners had two common interests: 1) territorial expansion and foundation of empires based on military conquest and the overthrow of the post-World War I international order; and 2) the destruction or neutralization of Soviet Communism. On November 1, 1936, Germany and Italy, reflecting their common interest in destabilizing the European order, announced a Rome-Berlin Axis one week ...
WORLD WAR II AND THE ENDING OF THE DEPRESSIONWorld War II had a profound and multifaceted impact on the American economy. Most obviously, it lifted the nation out of the Great Depression of the 1930s. Source for information on World War II and the Ending of the Depression: Encyclopedia of the Great Depression dictionary.
This thesis explores the dingbat apartment, a building type that proliferated in Los Angeles between 1957 and 1964. Following an established tradition of low-rise multi-family residential buildings, the dingbat emerged as an affordable and accessible housing solution for the citys unrelenting population growth and rising land values in the decade after World War II. A variety of speculative developers took advantage of zoning regulations, financial incentives, and innovative building materials and techniques to create formulaic, yet individualistic modern buildings that were easily produced and quickly consumed. The success of these developers would forever alter the built environment of Los Angeles, and this thesis examines the economic, social, cultural, and political factors that both encouraged and eventually ended the widespread development of the dingbat apartment ...
6/12/2006 • Gear, World War II The full contribution of intelligence to the winning of World War II is clear only now, nearly sixty years after that conflict. Over the intervening decades it has been discovered that throughout the war the intelligence services of the Western powers (particularly the British) intercepted, broke, and read significant portions of the German militarys top-secret message traffic. That cryptographic intelligence, disseminated to Allied commanders under the code name Ultra, played a significant role in the effort to defeat the Germans and achieve an Allied victory.. The breaking of the high-level German codes began with the efforts of the Polish secret service in the interwar period. By creating a copy of the basic German enciphering machine, the Poles managed to read German signal traffic throughout the 1930s with varying degrees of success. However, shortly before the Munich conference in September 1938, the Germans made alterations to their enciphering ...
[email protected] World War II Veteran Honors Citrus College Counselor for Military and Community Service Glendora, Calif. (July 2, 2019) - Citrus College alumnus and current academic counselor David Rodriguez recently received the Carl Harstine Patriot Award for his military service and contributions to the Citrus College Veterans Success Center. In a touching ceremony facilitated by Americas Christian Credit Union and hosted by Citrus College, Mr. Rodriguez was presented with the award by Carl Harstine, a soon-to-be 94-year-old World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran and current resident of Glendora. Mr. Harstine shared his experiences about surviving combat in the South Pacific before commending Mr. Rodriguez for his military service and commitment to the student veterans at Citrus College. Mr. Rodriguez, who became an academic counselor to help students reach their educational, personal and career goals, was unaware that he had been nominated for the award until a few weeks before ...
Observer correspondent. I always thought if we went down, it would be on a bomb run in a tremendous barrage, but we hadnt even reached our target when it happened, recounted World War II B-17 airplane pilot J. Francis Angier. I saw flak bursting ahead about eight or 10 miles, and I was starting to bank left when a barrage got us. There was about 1,500 gallons of gasoline in the wing, and the plane was on fire. I knew I couldnt save it, and, eventually, the explosion blew me out of the plane.. The 84-year-old Williston resident thought for a minute, reliving the harrowing experience as he shared his story in the Dorothy Alling Library on Saturday as part of a nationwide collection of World War II veterans stories.. When the plane exploded, it was falling tail first, so all the debris fell with me and around me. If I opened my parachute, it would have caught fire, or caught some debris and been dragged down. So I fell all the way down til I couldnt go any further. I went through a little ...
Casualties in World War II are notoriously difficult to calculate; while the Americans, British, Canadians and Germans gave their soldiers identification tags, The Soviets, Japanese, Italians and other combatants often did not. Add to that the huge numbers of irregular forces without any identification, or nom de guerre, and its almost impossible to generate accurate numbers. Some historian will someday do a complete, funded study of casualties, but for now, here is an estimated number of casualties to give the reader some idea of the level of human destruction. Since this page went live in 2000, some estimates have raised the number of dead from 35 million to 50 million. Current thought affords 72 million casualties worldwide, but not all sources agree with that conclusion. There are a number of errors in the document; I will endeavor to correct them as soon as I can. As I just wrote, accurate casualty analysis of even the United States, which not only documented its army extensively and ...
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In 1919, Alice Hamilton-who became Harvards first female professor that same year-documented starvation and disease in post-World War I Germany.
World War II (WW II) drove a vast increase in production, militarized the production and transportation of commodity, while introduced many new environmental consequences, which can still be seen today. World War II was wide ranging in its human, animals, and material destruction. The postwar effects of World War II, both ecological and social, are still visible decades after the conflict. During World War II, advanced technology was used to create aircraft, which were used in air raids. Aircraft during the war were used for transporting resources from different military bases and dropping bombs. These activities damaged habitats.[6] Similar to wildlife, ecosystems also suffer from the production of the noise pollution from military aircraft. During World War II, aircraft acted as a vector for the transportation of exotics whereby weeds and cultivated species were bought to oceanic island ecosystems by way of aircraft landing strips used for refueling and staging station during operations in the ...
WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order No. 107 (2004), a World War II Memorial Commission (Commission) was established in, but not of, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to continue the work of the World War II Veterans Memorial Advisory Commission, formed pursuant to P.L. 1999, Joint Resolution No. 14, which was to make recommendations regarding the location and design of New Jerseys World War II Memorial; and. WHEREAS, the Legislature authorized the Commission and the Adjutant General to raise funds for this project; and. WHEREAS, the Commission continues to develop this Memorial and raise funds; and. WHEREAS, the men and women who served our nation during World War II displayed courage and dedication to the highest principles and goals, and a memorial honoring these men and women is a worthy tribute and an acknowledgement of their sacrifices and bravery; and. WHEREAS, World War II veterans endured great risks, hardships, and deprivations while defending our country; ...
KYUSHU, Japan (PRWEB) April 06, 2015 -- Author Hana da Yumikos parents saw the Japan of pre- and post-World War II. She heard the accounts of the challenges
Hardback, 50. Medicine and Victory: British Military Medicine in the Second World War is an important and archivally well-grounded study at the intersection of military and medical history that points to a marked improvement in the provision of British medical care during the course of the conflict. Defeat in the early years of the war led to many problems. The level of care available in the field was affected by the disruption attendant on defeat and rapid retreat. In no theatre of the war, however, did the medical services suffer a complete collapse. The planning of medical arrangements left much to be desired, as in Norway and Malaya, but there was no need for commissions of inquiry, such as those which followed the campaigns in Gallipoli and Mesopotamia during World War One. Harrison argues that, although the early campaigns of World War Two permitted little in the way of innovation, they at least provided some valuable experience. During the campaigns in Norway and France, it became ...
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Scrapbook compiled by Fishers mother, Vanchie, about her sons experience in the Army during WWII. The scrapbook is made up primarily of letters from Fisher to his parents, which were written from December 1942 until October 1945, with the bulk of the letters occurring between January 1943 and August 1945. The letters content is primarily discussion about family matters, events in Muncie and news about Fisher in the military. Other materials included in the collection are mementos sent home by Fisher that were not fastened to the scrapbook, inserts from envelops containing allotment checks and newspaper clippings Joseph had sent home ...
World War II Online is a Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter based in Western Europe between 1939 and 1943. Through land, sea, and air combat using a ultra-realistic game engine, combined with a strategic layer, in the largest game world ever created - We offer the best WWII simulation experience around. ...
World War II Online is a Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter based in Western Europe between 1939 and 1943. Through land, sea, and air combat using a ultra-realistic game engine, combined with a strategic layer, in the largest game world ever created - We offer the best WWII simulation experience around. ...
Our Finest Hour: The Triumphant Spirit of Americas World War II Generation- Published by LIFE, 2001. Extraordinary photographs during WWII from going to war to coming home and every aspect in between. 192 pages.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A 101-year-old World War II veteran is making sure he has no regrets. Hes on a mission to travel all 50 states, reminding people of the dwindling number of WWII vets.
Unlike in most European countries occupied by Nazi Germany-where the Germans sought and found true collaborators among the locals-in occupied Poland there was no official collaboration either at the political or at the economic level.[71][72] Poland also never officially surrendered to the Germans.[73] Under German occupation, the Polish army continued to fight underground, as Armia Krajowa and forest partisans - Leśni. The Polish resistance movement in World War II in German-occupied Poland was the largest resistance movement in all of occupied Europe.[74] As a result, Polish citizens were unlikely to be given positions of any significant authority.[71][72] The vast majority of the pre-war citizenry collaborating with the Nazis was the German minority in Poland which was offered one of several possible grades of German citizenship.[75] In 1939, before the German invasion of Poland, 800,000 people declared themselves as members of the German minority in Poland mostly in Pomerania and Western ...
PubMed journal article Risk of selected cardiovascular diseases and posttraumatic stress disorder among former World War II prisoners of wa were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Prime PubMed App to iPhone, iPad, or Android
For the nations who were deeply involved in World War II, the war effort was total, with women volunteering in huge numbers alongside men. At home, women filled traditionally male positions, taking both active and supporting positions in factories, government organizations, military auxiliaries, resistance groups, and more. While relatively few women were at the front lines as combatants, many found themselves the victims of bombing campaigns and invading armies. By the end of the war, more than 2 million women had worked in war industries. Hundreds of thousands had volunteered as nurses or members of home defense units, or as full-time members of the military. In the Soviet Union alone, some 800,000 women served alongside men in army units during the war. Collected here are images that capture some of what these women experienced and endured during the war. A note: Most of the captions are from the original sources from the 1940s, complete with the frequent use of the term girl to describe ...
Nearly 200 military installations were established in Florida during World War II. Some can be visited today and a few are now WW2 museums in Florida.
During World War II, the Crown Jewels were hidden in a cookie tin at Windsor Castle to protect them from the Nazis, and Queen Elizabeth II, who was a teenager at the time, didnt know they were being kept there, a new BBC documentary reveals.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand - Part V, Chapter 39 and Epilogue summary and analysis.
On the eve of World War II many Americans were reluctant to see the United States embark on overseas involvements. Yet the Japanese attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, seemingly united the nation in determination to achieve total victory in Asia and Europe. Underutilized industrial plants expanded to full capacity producing war materials for the United States and its allies. Unemployment was sucked up by the armed services and war work. Many Americans standard of living improved, and the United States became the wealthiest nation in world history.Over time, this proud record became magnified into the
On the eve of World War II many Americans were reluctant to see the United States embark on overseas involvements. Yet the Japanese attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, seemingly united the nation in determination to achieve total victory in Asia and Europe. Underutilized industrial plants expanded to full capacity producing war materials for the United States and its allies. Unemployment was sucked up by the armed services and war work. Many Americans standard of living improved, and the United States became the wealthiest nation in world history.Over time, this proud record became magnified into the
As the war continued, more and more of Camp Roosevelts usual pool of residents became involved in formal defense work, and administrators decided to shut the camp down. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retained the site and planned to keep it up, as plenty of enthusiasm still remained for resuming the Cross-Florida Barge Canal project. Before that could happen, however, a more pressing problem emerged for the camp to tackle.. As World War II came to a close, the young men and women who had left to join the military or serve in other defense capacities came home, looking to start new lives as adult civilians. This sudden surge triggered a dire shortage of adequate housing. Husbands and wives and sometimes children frequently found themselves living with other family members, not so much for lack of funds but simply for lack of available homes to buy or rent. Civic leaders scrambled for solutions, and in Marion County facilities like the small houses at Camp Roosevelt became an attractive option. ...
SS.912.A.6.2 Describe the United States response in the early years of World War II (Neutrality Acts, Cash and Carry, Lend Lease Act) created embargo on trading arms and war materials with all parties in a war forbade all loans or credit to belligerent nations American ships could not transport any passengers or articles of war to belligerent nations Cash and Carry- Countries at war could purchase goods from us if they arranged transport Decided that passive aid could be given to an aggressor. Repealed 1935 and 1937
DELTONA - The artifacts were taken from Iwo Jima, site of the pivotal World War II battle, and once belonged to a Japanese sailor who was among the 19,000 Japanese killed during the American
This is the first book of its kind - examining the crucial role these women played in World War II. Here are the intimate accounts of twenty-eight servicewomen, many of whom risked their lives during the war. These and others were the pioneers of what decades later would become the Womens Revolution. Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt contacted hundreds of organizations, veterans groups, and individual women who told their stories in interviews, letters, and accounts written especially for this important book. These women came from farms, universities, small-town America, and big cities.
Abstract This article examines the social, medical, and military contexts that shaped the cycle of World War II demobilization films released in the United States between 1946 and 1951. The focus is primarily on the ways in which loss of sight, experienced through combat, was dramatized and narrativized in demobilization films. The discussion specifically concerns two films at either end of the demobilization cycle, Pride of the Marines (1946) and Bright Victory (1951), both of which were adapted from literary texts. Written accounts of war injuries were frequent as sources for demobilization films, partly to lend authenticity to the narratives, but also, in the case of these two films, to offer symbolic freight through which the ontological and medical dimensions of blindness could be explored. The article discusses the ways in which cases of blindness highlighted the problematic of place and home in the mid-1940s. Although the narrative trajectory of many demobilization films moves toward the ...
Shows the numerous pieces of equipment that Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was producing for the military during World War II. Honors the contribution of the factory workers as we see them make tires, parts for guns, tank tracks, bullet-sealing ...
Rescuing the History of World War II : Wear vs. Suvorov Paul Craig Roberts The fourth chapter of John Wears book, Germanys War is now posted. The
All about Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers
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Illinois boomed during World War II, with people moving to the state to fill factory jobs and thousands of enlistees traveling through Chicago or headed to training stations like U.S. Naval Station Great Lakes.
The development of deep-tank fermentation by Pfizer -- which enabled the mass production of penicillin for use in World War II -- was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society in a special ceremony in Brooklyn, NY, on June 12, 2008. ACS President-elect Thomas H. Lane presented a commemorative plaque to Pfizer.
The 114th Congress of the U.S. passed the Public Law No. 114-265 or the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 on 14 December 2016. Section 4 of this law provides that President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the Filipino Veterans of World War II in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II. The medal, following its award, shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution where it will be available for research and display. It is the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian Institution should make the gold medal available for display elsewhere, particularly at other appropriate locations associated with the Filipino Veterans of World War II ...
That rainy morning I lost the life I was born to. I never trusted anyone again.. Then there is the second breakfast. After my mother divorced my father, I lived with my grandmother on the ramshackle farm Uncle Carl bought her before he joined the Navy in World War II. Uncle Carl was my mothers brother, my grandmothers only son. He said that if anything happened to him in the war, she would have the farm.. Hands on her wide hips, my grandmother stated, proudly, that on her farm she had more land than the eye could take in. How many acres those were, I dont know.. How a woman, then in her 60s, labored 16 hours a day as she did, I still do not know. She was rarely in the house, and when she was, she was dusting, scrubbing, disinfecting, swatting flies, washing and starching and ironing and then baking all of our bread, pies, cakes, canning and pickling and preserving and then tatting, embroidering, crocheting.. When Im talking about my grandmother and her farm, people sometimes ask me how I ...
Alexandria, VA - The U.S. had two key strategic advantages over the Axis in World War II: oil and water. Although other factors played major roles in the U.S. and its allies winning the war, these two natural resources played a much larger role th… ...
A Parker City native, who died in World War II, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery after being identified nearly 75 years later.
The Avon Library will host three programs this fall, made possible through the support of the Donald G. Reed Memorial Fund. The first program on Oct. 21, 7 p.m., is on Women in World War II, and features author John Cilio. His book, Women's Work in WWII tells the history of millions of women...
Richard Overton, the nations oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died Thursday in Austin, Texas, at the age of 112.
Read obituary of Dr. Anne B. McKusick, Hopkins rheumatologist who had worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II publish on September 26, 2017.
LOS ANGELES - For as long as he can remember, Rishi Sharmas heroes havent been sports stars or movie stars or any other kind of stars. Theyve been the U.S. combat veterans who won World War II.Alarmed that even the youngest of them are now in their 90s and dying each day by the hundreds, the Southern California teenager has launched a campaign to try to ensure each ones legacy.
Introduction. S6 HISTORY Study on the First World War Sub-topics: Results of World War One Q: How did the First World War affect the world? A: The First World War was the most destructive war in the history of mankind. It mobilized all the resources of the combatant countries. Nearly all European countries joined the war. The First World War started in 1914 and ended in 1918. The war lasted for 4 years and caused total destruction of the world. It affected the political, economic, social, cultural, and military development of the world in the following decades. There was little political stability in Europe after 1918. The end of the war incited revolutions everywhere. The 1917 Russian Revolution was an example. Those revolutions brought an end to absolution in Europe. The great dynasties of Romanov of Russia and Hohenzollern of Germany had collapsed. Moreover, the war brought an end to the Hapsburg Empire and Turkish Empire.The collapsed empires was replaced by new forms of government, for ...
Albions Dance was inspired by the authors memory of her childhood ballet teacher who danced in Britain during World War Two. Dancers memoirs and the writings of dance critics are central resources for this book that asks how ballet in Britain survived during the war and how the end of war resulted in a newly refined national ballet. Exploring the so-called ballet boom during World War Two, the larger story of this book is one of how art and artists thrive during conflict, and how they respond pragmatically and creatively to privation and duress. The way ballet participated in propagandistic discourse and answered to a public mood of pragmatism and idealism are part of this story. Also considered are the distinct roles of dance critics, male and female dancers, producers, audiences, and choreographers. Each population contributed to the creation of a uniquely British ballet identity. After the war, British ballet emerged on the international stage demonstrating superb qualities of dramatic acuity,
World War II (1941-45) ushered in a new era of benefits, in part because Congress was determined to avoid the mistakes and difficulties that had marked the demobilization of forces in World War I. Influenced as well by the social-welfare policies of the New Deal, Congress by 1945 had created the most comprehensive benefits program in our history. Since then subsequent legislation has expanded the original program for the 16.1 million veterans of World War II and extended those benefits to 6.7 million Korean veterans, 3.1 million veterans of the officially designated Cold War (1955-64), and 6.6 million veterans of Vietnam, at a cost since 1945 of $250 billion.. Under the direction of the Veterans Administration, a broad range of benefits and services is available to veterans from the moment of discharge until death and even beyond, for in certain circumstances benefits continue for survivors. As in World War I, most of these benefits are extended to the able-bodied as well as the ...
I would like to make decisions within the government, rather than through the ruling party, he said. Japans newly elected parliament is expected to convene Sept. 16, at which time he is likely to be elected prime minister given his partys overwhelming strength in the legislature. Hatoyama also said he would announce a Cabinet lineup the day he is appointed. Such a timetable would allow Hatoyama to assume office in time to attend a Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh and a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, both set for September. Diplomacy - and particularly ties with Washington - were also likely to dominate his first months in office. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is planning to visit Tokyo in October to discuss the U.S.-Japan military alliance. The United States has about 50,000 troops deployed across Japan under a mutual security pact that has been in place for most of the post-World War II era. Hatoyamas Democrats have said they want to re-examine Tokyos relations with ...
Making the materials come alive and demonstrating the relevance of international law to students today is a vital element of these modules, so each is accompanied by a short video featuring an expert with personal experience. Featured are Benjamin Ferencz, former prosecutor at the post-World War II Nuremberg War Crimes Trials; David Crane, former chief prosecutor for the Special Court of Sierra Leone; Donald Donovan, 2012-2014 ASIL president and counsel for Jose Medellin and Mexico before the Texas and U.S. Supreme Courts and the International Court of Justice; Richard Jackson, special assistant to the U.S. army judge advocate general for law of war matters; and Surya Subedi, UN special rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia ...
Richmond Barth (1909-1989) was the first modern African American sculptor to achieve real critical success. His accessible naturalism led to unprecedented celebrity for an artist during the 1930s and 1940s. After four years of academic training at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Barth reaped the benefits of the 1920s New Negro Arts Renaissance. He also endured difficulties as a gay, Roman Catholic, Creole sculptor working during the nations post-World War II era. He gave his black subjects in particular an intensity and sensuality that attracted important European American patrons and the press. Much of Barth s biography is recorded here for the first time in tandem with analyses and interpretations of his sculpture. Born to Creole parents in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Barth s art brought him out of poverty. At the height of his fame, he was often criticized for not talking about injustices African Americans faced. He expected his art to speak not only for itself, but also for him. He
Human Rights, State Sovereignty and Medical Ethics: Examining Struggles Around Coercive Sterilisation of Romani Women examines the mobilized use by people and groups of the international human rights law framework to move legal, policy and ultimately social change at national and local level. One particular case study is examined in detail: efforts by Romani women in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to secure legal remedy for coercive sterilization. International legal aspects of these cases are examined in detail. The book concludes by endeavouring to answer questions concerning the nature of international law and the evolution of the post-World War II international human rights framework, the structure of national sovereignty, and the potential impact of both on human autonomy ...
Within a month of forming the new government, Chirac was able to present to the Assembly a plan for privatization. The plan called for the privatization of 65 enterprises over a five year period (A Five-Year Plan for Privatization!) The 65 enterprises had a workforce of 900 thousand and were thought to have a market value of 300 billion francs. If this plan were to be carried out it would involve privatization on a greater scale and at a faster rate than that carried out by the Thatcher Government in the United Kingdom. This plan went far beyond reprivatizing the enterprises that had been nationalized by the Socialists during the period 1981 to 1986. Included in the privatization plan were enterprises such as the Renault automobile company which Charles de Gaulle had nationalized in the immediate post-World War II period. François Mitterand characterized these enterprises as national assets. Probably few outside of France would have characterized Renault as a national asset. Mitterand opposed ...
Unearthed articles from the 1960s detail how nuclear waste was buried beneath the Earths surface by Halliburton & Co. for decades as a means of disposing the by-products of post-World War II atomic energy production.. Fracking is already a controversial practice on its face; allowing U.S. industries to inject slurries of toxic, potentially carcinogenic compounds deep beneath the planets surface - as a means of see no evil waste disposal - already sounds ridiculous, dangerous, and stupid anyway without even going into further detail.. Alleged fracking links to the contamination of the public water supply and critical aquifers, as well as ties to earthquake upticks near drilling locations that are otherwise not prone to seismic activity have created uproar in the years since the 2005 Cheney loophole, which allowed the industry to circumvent the Safe Drinking Water Act by exempting fracking fluids, thus fast tracking shale fracking as a source of cheap natural gas.. Now, it is apparent that ...
In Italy we are only just holding our ground. This week we have destroyed the Monastery of Monte Cassino. Questions have been asked in Parliament about the destruction of ancient monuments, and there has been an awful lot of gabble about it, in fact, this question of the preservation of historic buildings has been turned into a burning war issue. People talk about the value of civilization of the great architectural monuments of the past, but not those who have sons and brothers, husbands and lovers, doing the fighting. We are not giving our men so that they may save the manifestations of civilization, but so that they may save civilization it self. Civilization ultimately survives in the minds of men, not in bricks and mortar, oil and canvas, print and parchment, and the survival of civilization depends on the civilization of civilized men. In war civilized men die. We cannot afford to lose our civilized men for material things. Things can be replaced. What man has made once he can make again. ...
The George H. Williams Jr. World War I Aviation Library includes books, serials, documents, photographs, and other archival materials relating to aviation of that period collected by Williams Jr. himself and other donors. The largest and most important collection in that record group is the Ed Ferko Collection containing more than 50,000 photo prints, about 10,000 negatives, as well as roughly 200 annotated original photo albums from German aviators. The papers contain documents sorted by units, personnel, and official reports from all fronts, notes, moving images, and artifacts. George H. Williams Jr. was born on Apr. 7, 1915 in Frost, Texas. He acquired a Bachelors Degree in Business from Baylor University in 1939. During World War II, he was a Signal Officer with the 94th Signal Battalion, which was attached to Gen. George S. Pattons Third Army, that was engaged in the Battle of the Bulge. In his civilian career he was with the mortgage department of the Equitable Life Insurance Co., first ...
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Oklahoma women made vital contributions toward victory in both the first and second world wars, serving in a wide variety of capacities in the armed forces, in industry, and on the home front. Given the late entry of the United States into World War I in 1917 (the war began in 1914), American women had less time to mobilize than their European counterparts. However, they still found numerous ways to become involved in the war effort. At home they joined men in debating sedition laws and standardized food prices, witnessed the federal government take control of the railroad industry and large sectors of the economy, and watched as more than two million men volunteered for or were drafted into the armed forces.. Approximately ninety thousand Oklahoma men served. More than one thousand were killed and 6,286 wounded, causing a great impact on families. Oklahoma women shouldered the burden of providing for their families while their husbands and/or fathers were away. Almost half a million women ...
It is a great pleasure to greet all the good friends of the United Nations who have gathered for this observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. I welcome in particular the Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans who have joined this solemn ceremony. Ladies and Gentlemen, Courage is a rare and precious commodity. Today, we celebrate those who had the courage to care. Throughout the Second World War, Jews, Roma and Sinti, Soviet prisoners of war and others who failed to conform to Hitlers perverted ideology of Aryan perfection were systematically murdered in death camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau. But some were able to avoid the slaughter. They escaped because a few brave souls risked their lives and their families to rescue Jews and other victims of persecution from almost certain death. Some sheltered the intended victims in their homes; others helped families to obtain safe passage. Some of the accounts of the rescuers have achieved ...
This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Just liberated from Nazi terror, amidst political turmoil and privation, ... More. This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Just liberated from Nazi terror, amidst political turmoil and privation, physically exhausted and traumatized women and men founded historical commissions and documentation centers throughout Europe to chronicle the Nazi Final Solution. By comparing the cases of France, Poland, and the Displaced Persons camps in Allied-occupied Germany, Austria, and Italy, the book explores the motivations and methods which guided survivors in compiling archives of tens of thousands of Nazi documents, eyewitness accounts and questionnaires, ghetto and camp literature, wartime diaries, and artifacts, and in publishing dozens of historical works. Its comparative method illuminates the ...
Richard Shawn Faulkner will give a talk on Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboys Life in Battle as part of The U.S. in the First World War, a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center and the UGA Libraries. Faulkner will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.. Richard Shawn Faulkner retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He is a supervisory professor of military history at the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Faulkner is the author of Pershings Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I, published in 2017 by the University Press of Kansas, and The School of Hard Knocks: Combat Leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, which won the 2013 Distinguished Book Award presented by the Society for Military History.. ...
IF CHINA WANTS TO TRY AND RUIN THE AMERICAN DOLLAR FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE PURPOSES, I HAVE AN ACE ... SOME GERMAN NAZI SCIENTISTS CREATED AN ANSWER IN TECHNOLOGY WHICH WOULD REVOLUTIONIZE MANUFACTURING IN THE WORLD. THEIR ANSWER GOT FORGOTTEN AFTERWARDS ... I GOT THEIR ANSWER YEARS AGO IN A MILITARY INTELLIGENCE OPERATION. I SPENT ELEVEN CALENDAR YEARS IN MILITARY ACADEMIES ... I GOT BY MILITARY INTELLIGENCE THE TOP ULTIMATE WEAPON DESIGN LEFT OVER FROM NAZI GERMANY INTENDED TO CONQUER THE WORLD WITH. AN ACCIDENTAL BOMBING NEAR STUTTGART, GERMANY IN WORLD WAR II BY A BRITISH BOMBER WHICH BY ERROR BOMBED THEM INSTEAD OF THE INTENDED TARGET IN STUTTGART DID ENOUGH DAMAGE TO THIS NAZI ULTIMATE WEAPON RESEARCH CENTER SO THEY COULD NOT BUILD THE HITLER ULTIMATE WEAPON IN TIME TO SAVE NAZI GERMANY AND WIN WORLD WAR II FOR NAZI GERMANY INSTEAD OF THE ALLIES. ... AFTER WE HAD COMPLETED THIS NAZI TECHNOLOGY, I LATER SPOTTED A WAY TO MODIFY IT SO IT COULD BE USED ON A MORE MODERATE SCALE THAN JUST WIPING ...
Osur, Alan M. Separate and Unequal: Race Relations in the AAF During World War II (University Press of the Pacific, 2004).. Race relations between white and black Americans in the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II ran the gamut from harmonious to hostile, depending upon the unique circumstances existing within each unit, command, and theater. In analyzing racial policy as it was implemented throughout the chain of command, are a number of themes relevant for an understanding of the utilization of African Americans during the war. First, the AAF never willingly accepted black soldiers. This service had totally excluded them for over two decades before they were permitted to enter, and then used them only reluctantly. The fact that the AAF even opened its doors to African Americans and proceeded to make additional opportunities available to them was due to pressures aimed at the War Department and the AAF. Individuals and organizations within the black community and white liberals in and ...
John Harrison and Robert Harrison were Harlowton, Montana, residents who served in Europe in World War II. This collection consists primarily of letters written by John C. and Robert Harrison to their parents in Harlowton and Bozeman, Montana, while they served in England, Belgium, and Germany during World War II. The letters discuss the war, the Harrison family, wartime Europe, and life in the military, including a letter from Robert in a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany. Johns letters to his mother also mention Montana politics including references to Lee Metcalf. A large group of the correspondence consists of typed transcriptions of letters from John C. to his wife China. Also included in the collection is miscellaneous correspondence (1943-1946), clippings (1940s), and a writing (1944) by John Thompson describing the military action in the hundred days after the Normandy invasion. In addition there are photocopies of a speech (1950s) to a U.S. Congressional Committee concerning ...
In 1958, the Medical Follow-up Agency (MFUA) of the Institute of Medicine began a project to identify twins who had jointly entered military service during World War II. In the end, MFUA identified nearly 16,000 White male twin pairs born 1917-1927 in which both members had served in the military. These twins comprise the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council World War II Twin Registry (NAS-NRC Twin Registry). This collection represents data from service records, a mailed questionnaire assessing zygosity, and repeating health surveys, including information on education, employment history, and earnings. There are nine datasets associated with this restricted-use collection: 1) The Administrative dataset includes demographic, zygosity, service history, mortality, and questionnaire participation data; 2) The Service and Other Records dataset contains information collected from service records, physical exam data, cognitive test data, and dental records; 3) The Questionnaire 2 ...
In an October 21 editorial arguing against just such additional spending, the Post warned citizens to disregard progressive commentators (like myself) who offer the example of World War II, when the government ran deficits many times larger than the current one. In the deficit debates to come, the Post insisted, Mr. Obama should heed the hawks.. Wrong. The mobilization for World War II produced one of the most remarkable success stories in US economic history. War production not only overcame lingering weaknesses from the Great Depression but transformed the economic system into the modern powerhouse that became the platform for our long-running postwar prosperity. All this was achieved by the government, largely with borrowed money. By wars end Washington had piled up federal debt totaling around 120 percent of annual GDP (nearly double todays debt level). During the wartime emergency the government took charge of the economy and rapidly shifted the industrial system to armaments while ...
The Kingdom of Italy (Italian: Regno dItalia) was a state forged in 1861 by the unification of Italy under the influence of the Kingdom of Sardinia; it existed until 1946 when the Italians opted for a republican constitution.. During the time of the regime of the National Fascist Party under the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini from 1922 to his ousting in 1943, the name often given by historians to the Kingdom of Italy during this period is Fascist Italy. Under fascism, the Kingdom allied with Nazi Germany in World War II until 1943. In the remaining two years of World War II, the Kingdom of Italy switched sides to the Allies after ousting Mussolini as Prime Minister and banned the Fascist party. The remnant fascist state that continued fighting against the Allies was a puppet state of Nazi Germany, the Italian Social Republic, still led by Mussolini and his loyalist Fascists in northern Italy. Shortly after the war, civil discontent led to a referendum in 1946 on whether Italy would remain a ...
As head of Japans infamous Unit 731 (a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II), Dr. Shiro Ishii (head of medicine) carried out violent human experimentation of tens of thousands during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II.. Ishii was responsible for testing vivisection techniques without any anesthesia on human prisoners. For the uninitiated, vivisection is the act of conducting experimental surgery on living creatures (with central nervousness) and examining their insides for scientific purposes.. So basically, he was giving unnecessary surgery to prisoners by opening them all the way up, keeping them alive and not using any anesthetic.. During these experiments he would also force pregnant women to abort their babies. He also played God by subjecting his prisoners to change in physiological conditions and inducing strokes, heart attacks, frost bite, and hypothermia. Ishii considered these subjects ...
The White House announced this morning that Keeble will received the Medal of Honor posthumously in a ceremony scheduled for 2:30 p.m. March 3, 2008. Keeble is one of the most decorated Soldiers in North Dakota history. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was born in 1917 in Waubay, S.D., on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Reservation, which extended into North Dakota. He spent most of his life in the Wahpeton, N.D. area, where he attended an Indian school. In 1942 Keeble joined the North Dakota National Guard, and in October that year, found himself embroiled in some of the fiercest hand-to-hand combat of World War II on Guadalcanal.. Guadalcanal. Guadalcanal seemed to be on his mind a lot, Russell Hawkins, Keebles stepson, said. His fellow Soldiers said he had to fight a lot of hand-to-hand fights with the Japanese, so he saw their faces. Every now and then he would get a far-away look in his eyes, and I knew he was thinking about those men and the things he had to do. At ...
Barnett charged publishers $25 per week for access to the latest stories. Because most black papers were weeklies, the service began with mail delivery instead of delivery by wire. At the start, packets were sent out once a week, eventually increasing to three mailings per week.. By 1935, the ANP was serving about 225 newspapers and magazines across the country. After World War II its membership grew to include more than 100 African newspapers as an increasing number of countries on the African continent moved toward independence.. The Fight Against Military Segregation and Segregation of the Blood Supply. During World War II, Barnett and other black journalists pressured the U. S. government to accredit black journalists as war correspondents. Barnett traveled widely and wrote many accounts on the adverse effects of segregation in the armed forces. (For an example of segregation in the Navy, read Dorie Miller, Pearl Harbor Hero.) Using the ANP to reach black Americans all over the country, he ...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882 - 1945) was the 32nd President of the United States of America from 1933-45. He presided over the majority of the Great Depression, which did not end until the attack on Pearl Harbor,[1] and led the United States in World War II against the Axis Powers; he built the New Deal Coalition of voters and interest groups which dominated American politics into the 1960s. He is still the great hero to liberals but castigated by conservatives for shifting the nation to the left, growing the federal government, imposing regulations on business, following a no-growth economic policy, catering to labor unions, and building a permanent New Deal Coalition. On the other hand, conservatives admire his strong military leadership that led the Allies to victory in record time in World War II. His New Deal was a very large, complex interlocking set of programs designed to produce relief (especially government jobs for the unemployed),[2] recovery (of the economy), and reform (by which ...
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Family background; grows up in California; early interest in electronics. Undergraduate and graduate studies at Caltech. Strong interest in history of science as undergraduate. Ph.D. in physics, 1932. University of California at Berkeley, 1932-1934. MIT from 1934; founder of the Radioactivity Center. Starts first course designated nuclear physics, January 1935. Strong interest in study of radium poisoning; radium tolerance in humans, cancer research. World War II work, postwar work; establishment of Laboratory for Nuclear Science and Engineering. Markle Foundation supplies funds for the Radioactivity Centers Cyclotron; the 1940 Conference on Applied Nuclear Physics (sponsored by the American Institute of Physics and MIT); World War II work at the Radioactivity Center at MIT; radium dial paint studies; radium and plutonium safety regulations (Glenn Seaborg); work relations with the Manhattan Project; the MAMI (marked mine) project reveals indication of German plutonium project. Also ...
Family background; grows up in California; early interest in electronics. Undergraduate and graduate studies at Caltech. Strong interest in history of science as undergraduate. Ph.D. in physics, 1932. University of California at Berkeley, 1932-1934. MIT from 1934; founder of the Radioactivity Center. Starts first course designated nuclear physics, January 1935. Strong interest in study of radium poisoning; radium tolerance in humans, cancer research. World War II work, postwar work; establishment of Laboratory for Nuclear Science and Engineering. Markle Foundation supplies funds for the Radioactivity Centers Cyclotron; the 1940 Conference on Applied Nuclear Physics (sponsored by the American Institute of Physics and MIT); World War II work at the Radioactivity Center at MIT; radium dial paint studies; radium and plutonium safety regulations (Glenn Seaborg); work relations with the Manhattan Project; the MAMI (marked mine) project reveals indication of German plutonium project. Also ...
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Twenty-four years after Hanford stopped making plutonium, taxpayers are paying billions to clean up the radioactive witchs brew left behind. Decontamination of the 560-square-mile Eastern Washington reservation consumed $2 billion in Obama stimulus dollars, making a very modest dent in work to be done.. The cost of building a plant to vitrify (turn into glass) Hanfords radioactive wastes was once pegged at $4 billion, with operation slated for 2001. The Department of Energy currently puts operation as beginning in 2019 at a cost of $13 billion.. Hanford is the ultimate proof of a truism: If youre going to think big, be obligated to think through big, potentially negative consequences of what you propose doing.. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer first went over in 1979 to investigate mismanagement of Americas biggest concentration of high-level radioactive waste. Decades have passed, but Yogi Berras words come to mind: Its deja vu all over again. -- The 149 old single-shell waste tanks, dating ...
Željko Ražnatović was born in Brežice, a small border town in Slovenian Styria, FPR Yugoslavia. His father, Veljko Ražnatović, served as a decorated officer in the SFR Yugoslav Air Force, earning high rank for his notable World War II involvement on the Partisan side, and was stationed in Slovenian Styria at the time of Željkos birth.[1]. He spent part of his childhood in Zagreb (SR Croatia) and Pančevo (SR Serbia), before his fathers job eventually took the family to the Yugoslav capital of Belgrade (SR Serbia), which Ražnatović considered his hometown. His father was born in Cetinje (SR Montenegro), a descendant of the Ražnatović brotherhood, and had taken part in the Yugoslav liberation of Prishtina (Kosovo-Metohija) in World War II.[2]. Ražnatović grew up in Belgrade[3] with three older sisters in a strict, militaristic household with regular beatings administered by his father. In a 1991 interview he recalled: He didnt really hit me in a classical sense, hed basically ...
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The need for locally built 'all-rounder' vessels at the start of World War II saw the "Australian Minesweepers" (designated as ... Journal articles Feuer, A.B. (February 1999). "Heroic stand of HMAS Armidale". World War II. 13 (6): 50-57. ISSN 0898-4204. ... Castlemaine operated during World War II in the waters of Australia, New Guinea, and Timor. She remained in service until 1945 ... was one of 60 Bathurst-class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely ...
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"6 World War II Propaganda Broadcasters". History. Pfau, Ann Elizabeth (2010), Axis Sally, the Greatest Generation, and ... Harper, Dale P. (November 1995). "Mildred Elizabeth Sisk: American-Born Axis Sally". World War II. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved ... was an American broadcaster employed by Nazi Germany to disseminate Axis propaganda during World War II. Following her capture ... She remained in Berlin until the end of the war. Her last broadcast was on May 6, 1945, just two days before the Nazi surrender ...
World War II. 24 (5): 48 - via Gale Academic OneFile. Wireless (8 June 1945). "Americans Seize Axis Sally in Italy". New York ... The Oxford Companion to World War II. Dear, Ian; Foot, M. R. D. (Michael Richard Daniell), 1919-2012. Oxford: Oxford University ... women radio personalities who broadcast English-language propaganda on behalf of the European Axis Powers during World War II. ... the two Axis Sally personalities would typically alternate between swing music and propaganda messages aimed at American troops ...
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World War II. Fantozzi is a Japanese pilot who is selected for a kamikaze mission, but ejects before crashing his plane. He ... World War I. Fantozzi serves as an air observer for the Red Baron. Tasked with carving notches into the fuselage in order to ... Fantozzi is later mistaken for a convict and crucified on the Golgotha with Jesus and two thieves. Middle Ages. Fantozzi, now a ... This film portrays the "evolution" of Fantozzi in History, from the Creation of the World to a far, science fiction-esque, ...
Top Secret Tales of World War II. Book Sales. p. 62. ISBN 9780785819516. Chronology and Index of the Second World War, 1938- ... p. 1. Matanle, Ivor (1995). World War II. Colour Library Books Ltd. pp. 52-53. ISBN 1-85833-333-4. "My Last Appeal to Great ... ISBN 978-0-88736-568-3. Evans, A. A.; Gibbons, David (2012). The Illustrated Timeline of World War II. Rosen Publishing. p. 39 ... Brody, J. Kenneth (2010). The Trial of Pierre Laval: Defining Treason, Collaboration and Patriotism in World War II France. ...
Matanle, Ivor (1995). World War II. Colour Library Books Ltd. p. 56. ISBN 1-85833-333-4. "Events occurring on Monday, September ... Perry, Marvin (2013). World War II in Europe: A Concise History. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. pp. 46-47. ISBN 9781285401799. " ... "1940". World War II Database. Retrieved December 11, 2015. Lackerstein, Debbie (2012). National Regeneration in Vichy France: ... Davidson, Edward; Manning, Dale (1999). Chronology of World War Two. London: Cassell & Co. pp. 47-48. ISBN 0-304-35309-4. " ...
"World War II". Det Norske Kongehus. Retrieved April 1, 2018. Knut Dørum. "Johan Nygaardsvold". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved ... Growth to limits: the Western European welfare states since World War 2: Volume 4 by Peter Flora "Johan Nygaardsvold, ... Norway and the Second World War (Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag). ... He and his wife returned to Norway in 1907 after he had followed a career including as an Industrial Workers of the World ...
"WORLD WAR II". 74 Squadron Association. Retrieved 1 March 2021. Cossey 1992, p. 47. The Most Dangerous Enemy: A history of the ... The Tigers went on to serve during the Second World War, fighting in the Battle of Britain. After the war, it formed the first ... 74 Squadron (RAF): Second World War". History of War. Retrieved 28 February 2021. Kent, Rick (16 April 2010). "Camouflage and ... in Two World Wars. London: W.H. Allen, 1954 (republished by Award books in 1966, White Lion Publishers Ltd. in 1972 and by Time ...
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For most of the 20th century, Cleveland was one of America's largest cities, but after World War II, it suffered from post-war ... Cleveland in World War II (Arcadia Publishing, 2015). Borchert, James, and Susan Borchert. "Downtown, Uptown, Out of Town: ... "World War II". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Case Western Reserve University. May 22, 2018. Retrieved July 15, 2019. " ... The attack signaled America's entry into World War II. A major hub of the "Arsenal of Democracy", Cleveland under Democratic ...
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Malkin, Michele (2004). In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror. ... ISBN 978-0-9846745-0-3 Frank, Richard B (July 2009). "Zero Hour on Niihau". World War II. Weider History Group. 24 (2): 54-61. ... 1, 2000) "The Niihau Incident." World War II 14.5 Incident on Niihau Island Jason Bellows Updated December 7, 2015 Stepien, ... With the help of Harada and one of their Hawaiian captives, they removed at least one of the two 7.7 mm machine guns on board ...
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Chronology of World War II. London: Cassell & Co. pp. 75-76. ISBN 0-304-35309-4. Chronology and Index of the Second World War, ... "1941". World War II Database. Retrieved December 31, 2015. Doody, Richard. "A Timeline of Diplomatic Ruptures, Unannounced ... Berthon, Simon; Potts, Joanna (2006). Warlords: An Extraordinary Re-Creation of World War II Through the Eyes and Minds of ... ISBN 978-0-306-81650-5. Matanle, Ivor (1995). World War II. Colour Library Books Ltd. p. 87. ISBN 1-85833-333-4. "Chiang Kai- ...
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1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Camicas,J.-L., Hervy, J.-P., Adam, F. & Morel, P.C (1998) The Ticks of the World (Acarida, Ixodida). ... Ginkuha tikang ha "https://war.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ixodes_luciae&oldid=2770875" ... Nomenclature, Described stages, Hosts, Distribution, The Ticks of the World (Acarida, Ixodida). Nomenclature, Described stages ... An Ixodes luciae[2] in uska species han Ixodida nga ginhulagway ni Sénevet hadton 1940. An Ixodes luciae in nahilalakip ha ...
... a parallel universe inhabited by supernatural creatures which can move between the two realms only when the moon is full. Magic ... and caused the present war in which the civilized world is embroiled. Bast is Kvothe's assistant and student and a prince of ... Much of the world follows a religion similar, though not identical, to medieval Christianity. Coexisting alongside the mortal ... The Kingkiller Chronicle takes place in the fictional world of Temerant, a large continent of which the known part, called the ...
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During World War II prisoners of war from the Nazi Stalag XX-B camp were assigned to cut ice blocks from the River Vistula. The ... World War II[edit]. The Polish September campaign included battles over control of the mouth of the Vistula, and of the city of ... Radzilowski, John (2009). "Remembrance and Recovery: The Museum of the Warsaw Rising and the Memory of World War II in Post- ... 1618-1648 Thirty Years' War and 1655-1661 Second Northern War: In wars involving Sweden the river works at Biała Góra were ...
Magill, Frank (1998). Dictionary of World Biography. II. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.. *^ a b c d Cantor, Norman F. (1994). The ... the War of the Polish Succession (1733-1735), and the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748). The German dualism between ... Henry II died in 1024 and Conrad II, first of the Salian dynasty, was elected king only after some debate among dukes and ... especially after Otto's son Otto II (r. 967-83) adopted the designation imperator Romanorum. Still, Otto II formed marital ties ...
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In 1942 till 1945, during the Second World War the activities of the Arya Samaj was interrupted by the Japanese occupation of ... It houses Vedic and Arya Samaj books.[1][2][3]. Membership[edit]. In 1975, the membership of the Arya Samaj in Singapore stood ... In 1927, Arya Samaj was established in Singapore in a shophouse in Rowell Road.[1][2][3] ... In 2014, on 1 and 2 November, Arya Samaj Singapore celebrated International Arya Conference (Hindi: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्य महा ...
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  • World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • The war in Europe concluded with the liberation of German-occupied territories, and the invasion of Germany by the Western Allies and the Soviet Union, culminating in the fall of Berlin to Soviet troops, Hitler's suicide and the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • Faced with an imminent invasion of the Japanese archipelago, the possibility of additional atomic bombings, and the Soviet entry into the war against Japan and its invasion of Manchuria, Japan announced its intention to surrender on 15 August, then signed the surrender document on 2 September 1945, cementing total victory in Asia for the Allies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reel, released in 1945 to sell war bonds following the unprovoked attack on Hawaii by Japan , is hosted by a strange Japanese caricature - apparently played by a white man - who mocks Americans as fat and cowardly. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • My Japan (pictured), a propaganda film, was made in 1945 to spur the sale of war bonds to help fund WWII following the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Carriers At War is Strategic Studies Group famed simulation of Fleet Carrier Air and Naval Operations in the Pacific from 1941 - 1945. (matrixgames.com)
  • With the United States accounting for about 40 percent of all war goods produced worldwide by 1944, the GNP rose from $91 billion in 1939 to $126 billion in 1941, to $193 billion in 1943, and to $214 billion in 1945. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The boy was hiding out with two German gunmen who had been shooting at Diaz's company from inside a building in a small German town in 1945. (pasadenastarnews.com)
  • He spent two years in Japanese prisoner of war camps where he was beaten and tortured - most cruelly by a guard nicknamed "the Bird" -- before being liberated in 1945. (bpnews.net)
  • Starting in the 1930s and continuing through the war years of 1941-1945, nearly 200 military installations were established in Florida. (visitflorida.com)
  • V-E Day, or Victory in Europe Day , was first celebrated on May 8, 1945 and marks the end of World War II in Europe. (newsweek.com)
  • Williams Haynes, American Chemical Industry: A History (New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1945-1954), vol. 2. (springer.com)
  • Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7, 23:50 PM 1945, ending the war in Europe. (factbites.com)
  • Nazi Germany surrendered on May 7, 23:51 PM 1945, ending the war in Europe. (factbites.com)
  • People in Elgin celebrate V-J Day, the end of World War II, on Aug. 14, 1945. (dailyherald.com)
  • In all, about 1 million sailors trained at the facility in North Chicago until the war ended in 1945. (dailyherald.com)
  • From Dec. 7, 1941, through Sept. 2, 1945, 17,521 Illinois servicemen and women were killed in combat or later died of wounds or injuries sustained in battle. (dailyherald.com)
  • Burtner, a former Air Force pilot, said the only one who'd greeted him in 1945 after he'd served two years escorting bombers was the Statue of Liberty. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • Yet even seven full decades since Japan's formal surrender on September 2, 1945, fallout over the bitter conflict continues to shape the politics of the countries that fell under Japanese imperial rule. (thenation.com)
  • From 1939-1945 war raged on in Europe and in the Pacific. (brightkite.com)
  • On 22 June 1941, Germany led the European Axis powers in an invasion of the Soviet Union, opening the Eastern Front, the largest land theatre of war in history and trapping the Axis powers, crucially the German Wehrmacht, in a war of attrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1941 the Soviets had moved 1.5 million Poles into labor camps all over the Soviet Union, and Stalin's secret police had murdered thousands of Polish prisoners of war, especially figures in politics and public administration. (countrystudies.us)
  • After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, all the Polish lands came under control of the Third Reich, whose occupation policies became even more bloodthirsty as the war continued. (countrystudies.us)
  • After the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States entry into the war, the use of civilian labor in war zones became impractical. (navy.mil)
  • The "War of Continuation" (1941-44) began with a successful Finnish offensive that led to the capture of large areas of eastern Karelia . (britannica.com)
  • By 1940, however, the war in Europe and the American national defense program provided economic stimulus, and in 1941 and 1942 defense spending and mobilization for war began to send the economy to new levels of prosperity. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In 1941, fearing another pandemic as it braced for a second world war, the U.S. Army organized a commission to develop the first flu vaccine. (navytimes.com)
  • The USA joined the war late in 1941. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • During the last attempts to capture Moscow in November of 1941, the average pace of the German advance dropped to 2-5 kilometers per day. (everything2.com)
  • On December 7, 1941, the United States entered World War II when Japan attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. (nps.gov)
  • World War II (in Russia and other parts of the former USSR also known as The Great Patriotic War (for the war after June 1941) and The War Against Aggression) was fought chiefly between the Allies and the Axis Powers. (factbites.com)
  • When World War II broke out Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Ensign Robert G. Tills was the pilot of a seaplane moored at Malalag Bay in the Philippines. (blueridgenow.com)
  • Two years later, he was commissioned as an ensign in the reserves and in April of 1941, he gained active military status. (blueridgenow.com)
  • After the tide of war turned against the Axis, Romania was bombed by the Allies from 1943 onwards and invaded by advancing Soviet armies in 1944 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Lieutenant Kelly's bombing mission on March 11, 1944, was part of an American effort to disrupt Japanese shipping and supply chains ahead of attacks that spring on a Japanese airfield nearby and another 360 miles northwest, said Michael J. Claringbould, a historian in Australia who specializes in World War II-era aviation in the Pacific. (nytimes.com)
  • She was writing from London in June 1944, where she and other women war correspondents gathered in anticipation of the Normandy landings on the French coast which marked the start of a major offensive against Germany. (bbc.com)
  • However, the Japanese army was responsible for thousands of genuine atrocities in the lead-up to, and during, the Second World War. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • From 1937-38, during the Sino-Japanese war that preceded the Second World War, as many as 300,000 people were killed - and many more raped and assaulted - in the Japanese-occupied Chinese city of Nanking alone. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • The world had been plunged into its second world war in 25 years. (factbites.com)
  • One leading economic historian has argued that such American economic dominance was perhaps "the most influential consequence of the Second World War for the postwar world. (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, despite remaining part of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland was not subject to conscription legislation during the course of the Second World War. (qub.ac.uk)
  • 5] Some evidence suggests that the numbers of volunteers from Northern Ireland in the Second World War was considered disappointing by contemporary standards. (qub.ac.uk)
  • As the Second World War raged in Europe, the U.S. military recognized that infectious disease was as formidable an enemy as any other they would meet on the battlefield. (navytimes.com)
  • In the Second World War, more than 100,000 people died in the Battle of the Atlantic. (npr.org)
  • Fight the second world war in a 3D war plane! (appbrain.com)
  • Catherine Saouter, author and professor of Visual Communications, explains the context and strategies of the propaganda films produced by the NFB during the Second World War. (nfb.ca)
  • A narrow research topic of how the First World War led to the Second World War would the be economic devastation caused by WW1, and the role it played in fascism taking hold in Europe. (answers.com)
  • On Monday, August 10, U.S. President Donald Trump rewrite history -- he says in this video clip that the "1917 pandemic" ended the Second World War. (boingboing.net)
  • However, Japan had invaded China already in 1937 the (Second Sino-Japanese War ), which sometimes is considered the start of the Second World War (Withdrawal of the Japanese after their defeat also catalysed the Chinese Communist Revolution. (factbites.com)
  • This September marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. (thenation.com)
  • And a group of US women, gutsy and glamorous, was part of it - they were fighting their own battles on every front to overcome the ban on women going to the front lines in the Second World War. (bbc.com)
  • The Commander-in-Chief cited the sacrifices of the fallen and the 70 years of democratic movement that spawned in the wake of World War II as aging veterans paid their respects to the tens of thousands of young soldiers who were killed during the opening days of Operation Overlord. (time.com)
  • Before World War II, soldiers died more often of disease than of battle injuries. (navytimes.com)
  • This series, part of Record Group 389, has information about U.S. military officers and soldiers and U.S. civilians and some Allied civilians who were prisoners of war and internees. (familysearch.org)
  • The men, German soldiers captured during World War II, were among more than 400,000 Axis prisoners shipped to the United States and kept in camps where they often were allowed out to work on farms and in factories, replacing Americans off fighting the war. (dailyherald.com)
  • The seemingly endless procession of captured German soldiers during World War II proved too much for the prisoner of war camps in Europe. (dailyherald.com)
  • This provocative documentary uncovers a lost chapter in Canadian military history: how the Armed Forces dealt with homosexual behaviour among soldiers, during and after World War II. (nfb.ca)
  • He has previously presented on Avon's Civil War Soldiers. (courant.com)
  • In Carrabelle , Camp Gordon Johnston, named for a Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Spanish-American War Rough Rider and World War I participant, provided military training for as many as 30,000 soldiers across its 165,000 acres. (visitflorida.com)
  • During the war, Camp Blanding became Florida's fourth-largest city, with 55,000 soldiers at a time spread over 180,000 acres, including the Army airfield. (visitflorida.com)
  • During the war, more than 700 buildings went up, including a hospital and a prisoner-of-war compound which held 1,500 captured German soldiers. (visitflorida.com)
  • Although the narrative trajectory of many demobilization films moves toward the reintegration of the blinded veteran in post-war society, the article argues that this does not simplify the representation of the troubling medical and social experiences of many World War II soldiers. (jhu.edu)
  • War is no longer only between soldiers on a battlefield but between nations and their ideas. (factbites.com)
  • More than four months after an initial exposure of the use of Australian soldiers and civilians in potentially-fatal anti-malaria drug trials during and after World War II, government agencies have issued no response concerning the long-term health impact on those involved. (wsws.org)
  • A lack of awareness that the conventional wars of the past created just as much trauma as that of the present wars does a disservice to the brave veterans of those previous conflicts and also to our young soldiers, who need to realize that their grandfathers had the same invisible wounds from combat that they do. (ips-dc.org)
  • On Feb. 6, the Embassy of the Netherlands marked the 75th anniversary of Dutch liberation from Nazi occupation in World War II by highlighting a lesser-known story of America's involvement in that liberation: the 172 African American soldiers who died in the war and are buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten. (washdiplomat.com)
  • Also at the event was 95-year-old James Baldwin, one of the few remaining African American soldiers who fought in World War II. (washdiplomat.com)
  • Tyler Bamford, a research fellow at the National World War II Museum, noted that black soldiers also faced discrimination at the hands of their superiors. (washdiplomat.com)
  • In "Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths," manga artist and veteran Shigeru Mizuki brings the Pacific front of World War II to life with unflinching realism and a grotesque and sardonic humor. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • My father, a decorated veteran whose war experiences were memorialized in The Longest Day book and movie, had attempted to get assistance from the VA since the 1940s for his war trauma. (ips-dc.org)
  • World War II veteran and Redwood City resident Robert "Bob" Page, U.S. Navy Corpsman, will be a guest speaker at the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II being held at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 at Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane (Veterans Way), off I-280, in San Bruno. (mercurynews.com)
  • A local dentist and World War II veteran recently donated $100,000 to San Jacinto College's music program. (chron.com)
  • Following the onset of campaigns in North Africa and East Africa, and the fall of France in mid-1940, the war continued primarily between the European Axis powers and the British Empire, with war in the Balkans, the aerial Battle of Britain, the Blitz of the UK, and the Battle of the Atlantic. (wikipedia.org)
  • In summer 1940 a series of territorial disputes were diplomatically resolved unfavorably to Romania, resulting in the loss of most of the territory gained in the wake of World War I . This caused the popularity of Romania's government to plummet, further reinforcing the fascist and military factions, who eventually staged a coup that turned the country into a dictatorship under Mareșal Ion Antonescu . (wikipedia.org)
  • The direct involvement of the Netherlands in World War II began with its invasion by Nazi Germany on 10 May 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • Battle of Britain II Wings of Victory re-creates the famous and desperate air battles over southern England in 1940 at both the strategic level of the Air Commander and that of the individual plane and pilot. (matrixgames.com)
  • Italy entered World War II on the Axis side on June 10, 1940, as the defeat of France became apparent. (ushmm.org)
  • Despite being neutral, the Netherlands in World War II was invaded by Nazi Germany on 10 May 1940, as part of Fall Gelb. (dbpedia.org)
  • In the summer of 1939, on the eve of World War II and the International Trapeze Tournament of 1940, unseen but powerful political undercurrents swirled around the upcoming contest. (opednews.com)
  • The entire civilized world awaited the Trapeze Tournament slated for late January 1940 which would still the clash of superlatives and resolve once and for all which family deserved the title of The Greatest Trapeze Artists in the World. (opednews.com)
  • He finished 8th in the 5,000-meter race as a 19-year-old and likely would have competed in the 1940 Olympics if World War II hadn't erupted. (bpnews.net)
  • In 1940 during the Battle of Britain, this need for concealment was not great, but as the war spread throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, it became an increasing problem. (historynet.com)
  • The Le Mans race is the oldest continuous car race and has been going on since 1923, other than 1936 and the years between 1940 and 1948 due to World War II. (fossilcars.com)
  • The Australian authorities have even denied them the free medical treatment available to war veterans. (wsws.org)
  • Thousands of others, including many World War I veterans, flocked to the Illinois State Militia, also known as the Reserve Militia, where they agreed to serve for two years. (dailyherald.com)
  • The project was to reach out to World War II veterans and those who grew up during that time. (dailyherald.com)
  • Dickens and Hendrix were among a group of aging 120 World War II veterans who flew aboard the last "honor flight" to Washington from the military-heavy state of North Carolina. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • In the weeks leading up to Wednesday's flight, eight of the World War II veterans who'd been booked on the trip had to cancel for health reasons. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • It took 60 years after World War II ended for the memorial to be built, and many of the war's veterans have never seen it. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • Although the number of World War II veterans is dwindling, the honor flights may continue, in a way. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • Groups such as Triangle Flight of Honor and the Honor Flight Network have considered turning their attention to a younger generation: veterans of the Korean and Vietnam wars. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • The impact on the children of the World War II combat veterans, as well as on the 183,000 American daughters and sons who were rendered fatherless during the war, has for the most part been ignored. (ips-dc.org)
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III (center) presented nine Prisoner of War Medasl to Army Air Corps veterans and family members during a ceremony April 30, 2014, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. From the left are Tech. Sgt. (af.mil)
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III presented the Prisoner of War Medal to Army Air Corps veterans and family members who served in World War II during a ceremony April 30, 2014, at the Pentagon. (af.mil)
  • The public - World War II veterans in particular - is invited to attend the brief ceremony that the cemetery is holding to honor the more than 16 million members of the Greatest Generation who served during World War II. (mercurynews.com)
  • Offering a wide range of preventative and primary care to veterans, the San Bruno VA Clinic is the result of many veterans partnering with American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and other organizations years ago to advocate for a clinic to open in San Bruno - it was officially dedicated Oct. 26, 2005. (mercurynews.com)
  • The Veterans History Project is honored to share these stories of heroic women who played a pivotal role in World War II," said Veterans History Project Director Bob Patrick. (loc.gov)
  • Civil servants during the war, they have since been rightfully recognized as veterans. (loc.gov)
  • Margaret Ray Ringenberg and Virginia Shannon Malany Meloney are two of the veterans featured. (loc.gov)
  • Congress created the Veterans History Project in 2000 as a national documentation program of the American Folklife Center ( www.loc.gov/folklife/ ) to record, preserve and make accessible the first-hand remembrances of American wartime veterans from World War I through the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. (loc.gov)
  • From the sexual timidity of the 1930s, when homosexual behaviour 'was even more unmentionable than cancer,' spring these stories of sexual awakening amidst the brutality of war. (nfb.ca)
  • Most of the world was embroiled in an economic depression in the 1930s. (answers.com)
  • It's conventional wisdom that the government spending wrought by World War II ultimately sparked our emergence from the 1930s downturn, but the evidence suggests otherwise. (realclearmarkets.com)
  • The U.S. Naval Station Great Lakes had opened before World War I as a recruit training center, but by the early 1930s enrollment had slowed. (dailyherald.com)
  • Her first experience of war reporting was in Spain in the 1930s when she covered the civil war with her future husband Ernest Hemingway. (bbc.com)
  • Alabama National Guard in World War II In the late 1930s the aggressive actions taken by the future Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan-led President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to urge Congress and the American public to support sharply increased defense spending, expanding the armed forces, and establishing military conscription. (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • On August 2, 1943, some 1,000 Jewish prisoners at Treblinka seized weapons from the camp's armory and staged a revolt. (history.com)
  • During the war, the Japanese held over 30,000 Allied force members as prisoners in dozens of camps in Japan, China and elsewhere in Asia, according to the POW Research Network Japan, Many were treated brutally. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • There are no records for some prisoners of war whose names appear in the lists or cables transmitted to the Office of the Provost Marshal General by the International Committee of the Red Cross. (familysearch.org)
  • This collection contains information on military personnel and a few civilians who were prisoners of the Japanese during World War II. (familysearch.org)
  • The series includes records principally derived from the series "Records of World War II Prisoners of War, 1942-1947" (ARC Identifier 583428) and supplemented with military organization and other information. (familysearch.org)
  • Records Relating to Personal Participation in World War II: American Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees by DeWhitt, Benjamin L., and Jennifer Davies Heaps, comps. (familysearch.org)
  • The boys transported German prisoners of war from a camp in Glenview to work on the Rengels' family farm in Wilmette during World War II. (dailyherald.com)
  • Ronald Rengel, 85, of Mundelein says the responsibility he was given as a 12-year-old farm boy in charge of German prisoners of war during World War II helped him navigate the rest of his life. (dailyherald.com)
  • At age 12, he was in charge of transporting German prisoners of war from a camp in Glenview to work as farmhands. (dailyherald.com)
  • When they were just boys, ages 12 and 10, Ronald Rengel, left, and his younger brother, Kenneth, were given the daily chore of hauling German prisoners of war from a camp in Glenview to work on suburban farms during World War II. (dailyherald.com)
  • When the boys were 12 and 10 years old, they transported German prisoners of war from local camps to work on suburban farms during World War II. (dailyherald.com)
  • It would have been easy for the prisoners to overpower the two brothers and flee into the suburbs. (dailyherald.com)
  • Other monuments honor recipients of the Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and former prisoners of war. (visitflorida.com)
  • Prisoners of war endured a special hell. (ips-dc.org)
  • Someone working at the age of 16 in 1942 could very well have enlisted and served before the war ended, earned the GI bill, and returned to school later in life. (marginalrevolution.com)
  • In January 1942, barely a month after Pearl Harbor, the United States War Department sounded a call to enlist. (nytimes.com)
  • By 1942 she was accredited as a war correspondent for Vogue, which was thrilled to have its own writer who could tell a story of women and war, and much more. (bbc.com)
  • Primary source and first person accounts of world war two in the form of mailed document sent to and from WWII military servicemen. (hubpages.com)
  • 1462 words - 6 pages WWII, one of the bloodiest wars in history. (brightkite.com)
  • Working on a movie for the first time in 20 years, writer and director Terrence Malick takes the rapt, nervous, beauty-drunk vision of his two great '70s classics, "Badlands" (1973) and "Days of Heaven" (1978), and translates them to the huge, gory canvas of World War II. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Malick is a true product of the Vietnam years, and this is a genuinely anti-war battle epic, a movie that treats warfare as an obscenity and scourge, an intrusion into a lush, lovely natural world and into the minds and hearts of the young men who kill and die there. (chicagotribune.com)
  • For more than 60 years, the American Red Cross has provided generations of Americans with blood and blood products through its Blood Services, a program started during World War II. (redcross.org)
  • and within 6 years to pay the equivalent of $300 million in goods for war reparations . (britannica.com)
  • Despite the efforts of Great Britain and other Allied countries, Germany ran virtually unchecked through Europe in the first few years of the war , but was stopped short of an invasion of England as the British held their own in the air-based Battle of Britain . (factbites.com)
  • More than 20 years since the end of the Cold War, tensions between East and West have again burst to the surface. (time.com)
  • Under the leadership of virologist Thomas Francis Jr, the commission gained FDA approval for their vaccine in less than two years. (navytimes.com)
  • Two years later, more puzzles appeared in the Daily Telegraph . (listverse.com)
  • However, two years before French talked, another unnamed boy said that he put down the names. (listverse.com)
  • Stone began this latest project three years ago, after he came upon a study that mentioned the World War II-era impact of the lice-borne bacterial illness typhus-a disease that took on a leading role during the Holocaust. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Don't forget women's participation in the war years. (hubpages.com)
  • A great glimpse into the war years. (hubpages.com)
  • In the aftermath of World War II the American scientific community called for an increased emphasis on basic research to restore the stock of knowledge that had been depleted by four years of war-related research and development (1). (springer.com)
  • Many older adults in the Internet community who read the students' invitation contributed their recollections of the war years. (everything2.com)
  • The full contribution of intelligence to the winning of World War II is clear only now, nearly sixty years after that conflict. (historynet.com)
  • It worked as we see in the global imperial power of the Western oligarchy as engineered by Roosevelt after the war which has ruled now for 75 years. (moonofalabama.org)
  • Their deaths across two short years of bitter fighting on the Western Front tell of an almost unparallelled family tragedy, yet it is the survival of the youngest brother Wilfred that provides drama worthy of any blockbuster. (medindia.net)
  • More than two hundred thousand refugees were admitted into the United States under the Refugee Relief Act of 1953, a sweeping immigration law passed by Congress to assist displaced eastern Europeans in the years after the war. (yahoo.com)
  • It was only three years later, after Manila was liberated by General Douglas MacArthur's troops and Filipino guerrillas, that she learned her husband had been summarily executed, along with three other doctors, while trying to escape from a prisoner-of-war camp. (thenation.com)
  • Meanwhile, despite ongoing segregation in Jim Crow America, roughly 125,000 African Americans fought overseas in World War II - a contribution that for years has been overlooked in the annals of history. (washdiplomat.com)
  • The United Kingdom had already been fighting the Germans for over two years when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and the Dominion garrisons in Malaya , Hong Kong , Shanghai , and elsewhere. (worldwar2database.com)
  • Fifty two years later, she would stand in front of the world as a major power. (worldwar2database.com)
  • You may well be right: in the immediate post-war decades, the return on education was a lot lower than it was to become later. (marginalrevolution.com)
  • We use the model to assess the impact of the war on female labor supply and fertility in the decades following the war. (repec.org)
  • Over the intervening decades it has been discovered that throughout the war the intelligence services of the Western powers (particularly the British) intercepted, broke, and read significant portions of the German military's top-secret message traffic. (historynet.com)
  • Instead, it has further ignited it, which may indeed have been Abe's intention - he has campaigned for nearly two decades to undermine the apology. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Public recognition of sacrifices and the trauma caused by combat in World War II has taken decades and is still incomplete. (ips-dc.org)
  • Due to decades of Hollywood propaganda many people in 'western' countries believe that the U.S. did the most to defeat the Nazis during World War II. (moonofalabama.org)
  • This article examines the social, medical, and military contexts that shaped the cycle of World War II demobilization films released in the United States between 1946 and 1951. (jhu.edu)
  • The discussion specifically concerns two films at either end of the demobilization cycle, Pride of the Marines (1946) and Bright Victory (1951), both of which were adapted from literary texts. (jhu.edu)
  • About 850 Australian military personnel and other volunteers were used as medical guinea pigs, gathered from army hospitals, internee labour camps, and convalescent depots for the clinical trials, which took place at Cairns in northern Queensland between 1943 and April 1946, eight months after the war ended. (wsws.org)
  • Japan, which aimed to dominate Asia and the Pacific, was at war with the Republic of China by 1937. (wikipedia.org)
  • On July 7, 1937, Japan invaded China to initiate the war in the Pacific. (ushmm.org)
  • The featured 1937 letter from a Japanese primary school student apologizing for the sinking of the USS Panay by Japanese aircraft provides an entry into the study of U.S.-Japanese relations before World War II. (socialstudies.org)
  • The students wanted to learn about WW2 directly from the people who had served in the nation's wartime military and Merchant Marine , and from civilians who had produced, serviced and transported weapons, equipment, foodstuffs and other things for the war effort from where they were made to where they were used. (everything2.com)
  • The authors highlight the Carter G. Woodson award winner Dear Miss Breedwhich recounts the stories of 19 children of Japanese descent interned in U.S. camps during World War IIas an excellent resource for studying the Japanese American wartime experience. (socialstudies.org)
  • Grunden's overview of major scientific developments in Japan during World War II contributes to the historiography of Japan's wartime mobilization, the evolution of bureaucratic systems of economic control, and the development of science in Japan. (jhu.edu)
  • Asked what characteristics best summed up the Heisei Era (1989-2019), 79 percent of Japanese people thought it would be best remembered as being "peaceful and without war. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • As the United States became the "arsenal of democracy" during World War II , economic mobilization brought a double victory for the American people by ending the decade-long Great Depression at home, as well as playing a pivotal role in defeating the Axis Powers abroad. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The state had already begun its recovery after the Great Depression, but the war brought major industrial expansion, dramatic population shifts, and new opportunities in the workforce for African Americans and women. (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • That is from the new Maury Klein book A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II . (marginalrevolution.com)
  • When America went to war, she was on the family farm in Paris, but she wanted to get involved in the war effort and moved to Chicago where her sister lived. (dailyherald.com)
  • In the aftermath of World War I , Romania, which fought with the Entente against the Central Powers, had greatly expanded its territory, incorporating the regions of Transylvania , Bessarabia , and Bukovina , largely as a result of the vacuum created by the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian and Russian empires. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experts say it's an unprecedented find that could provide insight into how the war was fought in the South West Pacific theater. (spiegel.de)
  • In the main, however, the war was fought with the same or improved weapons of the types used in World War I (1914-1918). (factbites.com)
  • In the main, however, the war was fought with the same or improved weapons of the types used in World War I. The greatest advances were in aircraft and tanks. (factbites.com)
  • After the war, she went to beauty school in Paris and married a soldier who fought in the European Theater. (dailyherald.com)
  • Of the several hundred men from Barnard Castle who fought in World War I, 125 were killed. (medindia.net)
  • John Persons, a Birmingham banker and commander of the Thirty-first Dixie Division, which fought in the Pacific theater, was one of only two National Guard generals to lead troops into combat in World War II. (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • In a state of total war, directly involving more than 100 million personnel from more than 30 countries, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • This exhibit highlights the contributions of the thousands of Americans, both military and civilian, who served their country during World War II. (academicinfo.net)
  • Presents the general aims of the civilian defense program during World War II. (bsu.edu)
  • It involved the vast majority of the world's countries-including all the great powers-forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. (wikipedia.org)
  • the European Axis powers declared war on the US in solidarity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first game spans WW2, allowing players to control the axis or allied forces through the entire war in the European Theatre. (matrixgames.com)
  • Even before the Tripartite Pact, two of the three Axis powers had initiated conflicts that would become theaters of war in World War II. (ushmm.org)
  • Greek entry into the war and victories in northern Greece and Albania allowed the British to open a Balkan front against the Axis in Greece that might threaten Romania's oil fields, which were vital to Nazi Germany's invasion plans. (ushmm.org)
  • During the war period, the Red Army "ground up" 626 divisions of the Axis states, of which 508 were German. (moonofalabama.org)
  • World War II and its aftermath changed the face of American culture, and this was equally true in Alabama . (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • Mathematician Alan Turing, whose cracking of a Nazi code helped the Allies to win World War II but who committed suicide after being convicted for homosexuality, will appear on the Bank of England's new £50 banknote, the central bank said Monday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Did Japan have allies in World War 2? (answers.com)
  • Was japan allies with germany in World War 2? (answers.com)
  • Japan and Germany were both waging war on the US and the Allies of the US. (answers.com)
  • The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has taken the opportunity of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II to describe the build-up to the war, the diplomatic and military considerations Russia took into account during that time, and the results of the allies' victory. (moonofalabama.org)
  • The alliance system was also important in the causing of WW2, because after WW1, Germany was blamed for starting the war and had to pay $33 billion in reparations to the Allies (Doc. (brightkite.com)
  • World War II is generally considered to have begun on 1 September 1939, when Nazi Germany, under Adolf Hitler, invaded Poland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe was primarily carved into two ideological camps in wake of the collapse of Nazi Germany, pitting Washington against Moscow. (time.com)
  • The war ravaged civilians more severely than any previous conflict (bringing to its first fruition the concept of total war ) and served as a backdrop for genocidal killings by Nazi Germany as well as several other mass slaughters of civilians which, although not technically genocide, were significant. (factbites.com)
  • World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, resulting in 70 to 85 million fatalities, with more civilians than military personnel killed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The statistical results of World War II were stunning: all told, approximately 61 million people lost their lives, with the Soviet Union (over 25 million) and China (11 million) suffering the most fatalities, most of them civilians. (factbites.com)
  • But she made it into Colliers with her first despatch from Normandy, taking her signature focus on civilians and the casualties of war. (bbc.com)
  • The ratio of disease-to-battle casualties was approximately 5-to-1 in the Spanish-American War and 2-to-1 in the Civil War . (navytimes.com)
  • Improved sanitation reduced disease casualties in World War I, but it could not protect troops from the 1918 influenza pandemic. (navytimes.com)
  • Explains what war gas is, how it is used by the enemy, and how simple household items, such as bicarbonate of soda and bleaching solution, may be used to prevent casualties. (bsu.edu)
  • He is soon faced with the brutality of war due to the attack on Pearl Harbor, as the pilots aboard his aircraft carrier must battle Japanese forces and the ship is at constant risk of torpedo attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • A startling World War II-era US propaganda film shows how Americans were spurred on to support their country in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Within two weeks of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Pennsylvania Hospital unit was called to duty. (upenn.edu)
  • During the war, Illinois was home to several prisoner of war camps. (dailyherald.com)
  • The Netherlands had proclaimed neutrality when war broke out in September 1939, just as it had in World War I , but Adolf Hitler ordered it to be invaded anyway. (wikipedia.org)
  • His book 'Hitler's Escape,' suggests that Adolf Hitler did not commit suicide and survived World War II. (newsmax.com)
  • Profiting from German national resentment of World War I peace terms and international aversion to new armed conflict, Hitler began driving a new German war machine across Europe in 1939. (countrystudies.us)
  • Stalin felt that the USSR was carrying the main burden of the war against Hitler and constantly pressurised Churchill and US leader Roosevelt for a second front against the Germans. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Hitler realized that after a whirlwind victory in Poland and France that his three biggest obstacles in his course of world domination would be, England, Russia, and the United States. (everything2.com)
  • When Hitler invaded Poland, he actually believed that France and England would not go to war with Germany in that nothing they could do could save Poland, which in a few weeks was under Soviet and German control. (answers.com)
  • When I read here and in the article the quotes from Churchill and the 'west' praising Russia's conduct of the war against fascism I can't help but translate them into praise for Hitler should he have won. (moonofalabama.org)
  • Aircraft played a major role in the conflict, including the strategic bombing of population centres, and, with the development of nuclear weapons, the only two uses of such in war. (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] This occasionally led to violent conflict, as exemplified by the Hungarian-Romanian War and the Tatarbunary uprising . (wikipedia.org)
  • During World War I , the Dutch government under Pieter Cort van der Linden had managed to preserve the Dutch neutrality throughout the conflict. (wikipedia.org)
  • The crisis that led directly to renewed European conflict in 1939 commenced with German demands against Poland, backed by threats of war, for territorial readjustments in the region of Danzig and the Baltic coast to connect East Prussia with the rest of Germany. (countrystudies.us)
  • World War II , global military conflict that, in terms of lives lost and material destruction, was the most devastating war in human history. (factbites.com)
  • The modern world is still living with the consequences of World War 2, the most titanic conflict in history. (factbites.com)
  • The war concluded with the surrender and occupation of Germany and Japan. (factbites.com)
  • In what year did japan surrender to germany in world war 2? (answers.com)
  • Japan did not surrender to Germany in WW 2. (answers.com)
  • The Taylorcraft L-2, dubbed "the Grasshopper" by pilots during the war, was only used for enemy reconnaissance. (upi.com)
  • The Pensacola Naval Air Station trained 1,100 fledgling pilots per month during World War II. (visitflorida.com)
  • While the Japanese began the war with a superb set of naval aviators, trained at the Misty Lagoon experimental air station, their practice, perhaps from the warrior tradition, was to keep the pilots in action until they died. (citizendium.org)
  • Two lost their lives as pilots during the war, and the eldest, John, served as flight officer on the carrier Enterprise and later as chief of staff of a carrier task force. (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • the OWI] depicted life and culture in the U.S., with a focus on factories and women employees, railroads, aviation training, and other aspects of World War II mobilization. (academicinfo.net)
  • Prior to United States entry into World War II, a request for Pennsylvania Hospital to sponsor the 52nd Evacuation Hospital came from the U. S. Surgeon General as part of the War Department's Protective Mobilization Plan. (upenn.edu)
  • For the war generation of women, the high demand for female labor brought about by mobilization leads to an increase in labor supply that persists after the war. (repec.org)
  • To what extent can the greater "success" of government mobilization of postwar science be attributed to lessons learned from the war rather than a simple thinning of the bureaucratic herd as a result of occupation reforms? (jhu.edu)
  • The first half of the twentieth century was shaped by two global conflicts, World War 1 (WW1) and World War 2 (WW2). (brightkite.com)
  • From April 19 to May 16, 1943, during World War II (1939-45), residents of the Jewish ghetto in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland, staged an armed revolt against deportations to extermination camps. (history.com)
  • 2. Why were Japanese Americans placed in internment camps during World War II? (yahoo.com)
  • His eagerness later turns to horror after he is sent to North Africa to fight the Afrika Korps, where he witnesses the horrors and atrocities of war firsthand. (wikipedia.org)
  • It faced unprecedented hyperinflation, among the very worst such incidents in world history. (forbes.com)
  • His invasion of Poland in September 1939 was the tripwire that set off World War II, the most devastating period in the history of the Polish state. (countrystudies.us)
  • Financing Japan's World War II Occupation of Southeast Asia ," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _109, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford. (repec.org)
  • Financing Japan's World War II Occupation of Southeast Asia ," The Journal of Economic History , Cambridge University Press, vol. 73(04), pages 937-977, December. (repec.org)
  • The 20th century was the bloodiest century in the history of mankind, for it hosted two world wars, in both of which our country participated. (in.gr)
  • World War II was one of the most monumental events in history and certainly one of the most significant events in the 20th century. (factbites.com)
  • During World War II, they became the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft. (loc.gov)
  • Interestingly, two of the GT40 drivers, AJ Foyt and Jacky Ickx, were some of the most successful drivers in the history of the Le Mans races. (fossilcars.com)
  • A graphic history of World War 11. (worldcat.org)
  • 6] Historian Keith Jeffery has pointed out that although enlistment rates fluctuated according to events at home and abroad - such as the increase which occurred after the evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk - enlistment figures never managed to approach those seen during the First World War. (qub.ac.uk)
  • This looks quite normal, until you realize that two days after the puzzle ran (and one day after its solution was given), Allied troops launched a deadly assault on the French port of Dieppe. (listverse.com)
  • After France's swift and surprising fall during World War II, what remained of the French Army, along with British and Belgian troops, retreated from the mainland to the port of Dunkirk. (listverse.com)
  • An assault on the Allied troops at Dunkirk would have had an unforgettable effect on the war. (listverse.com)
  • Warm weather, plenty of rugged, empty land and miles of beaches for troops to practice storming ashore made Florida a top military training site during World War II. (visitflorida.com)
  • My job was to repair and pack-for-service personnel and cargo parachutes for United States Army Air Corps aircrews, Army parachute troops in training, and for U.S. and friendly foreign nations' special operations in which the U. S. was involved around the world. (everything2.com)
  • A Caterpillar tractor on a beach in France with U.S. troops during World War II. (dailyherald.com)
  • As the military fortunes of Romania's two main guarantors of territorial integrity- France and Britain -crumbled in the Fall of France , the government of Romania turned to Germany in hopes of a similar guarantee, unaware that the then dominant European power had already granted its consent to Soviet territorial claims in a secret protocol of 1939's Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact . (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result of the war , the United States emerged as the world's leading military and economic power, and geopolitical boundaries changed radically, with the Soviet Union controlling most of Eastern Europe . (factbites.com)
  • SACRAMENTO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Attendees at a California estate sale had an interesting item to consider in the home's backyard shed: a World War II military airplane. (upi.com)
  • Initially, the Army overlooked homosexual activity, but as the war advanced, they began to crack down: military tribunals, threats of imprisonment, discharge and public exposure. (nfb.ca)
  • Home to Lee Field during the war, Green Cove Springs has the Military Museum of North Florida. (visitflorida.com)
  • Mr. Topus, just 18 when he enlisted in the Army, was among the last of the several thousand pigeoneers, as military handlers of the birds were known, who served the United States in the war. (nytimes.com)
  • Gerard Ryle told the World Socialist Web Site this week that the Howard government and military authorities had offered no remedial action, despite stating that the cases would be reviewed. (wsws.org)
  • When the war ended more than 4,000 Elgin-area men and women had served in various branches of the military. (dailyherald.com)
  • The number of Illinois women joining the military during the war was 13,587. (dailyherald.com)
  • Counting those who already were in the military and those whose National Guard units were activated, Illinois supplied the U.S. armed forces with nearly 1 million of its citizens during the course of the war. (dailyherald.com)
  • The impulse to mythologize our last declared war and ignore postwar problems created a culture in which the needs of today's military children have taken too long to be recognized. (ips-dc.org)
  • Shows the numerous pieces of equipment that Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was producing for the military during World War II. (bsu.edu)
  • Once war erupted, she was trained to fly by the Civil Air Patrol and ferried military planes up and down the East Coast. (loc.gov)
  • It is necessary that I report on this war," writer Martha Gellhorn fumed in an angry letter to military authorities. (bbc.com)
  • World War II thus brought the return of good times for the American people and laid foundations for the unparalleled prosperity of the postwar era. (encyclopedia.com)
  • We argue that one major cause of the U.S. postwar baby boom was the rise in female labor supply during World War II. (repec.org)
  • Postwar, my two fathers walked starkly different paths. (ips-dc.org)
  • During the last 20 months of World War II German U-boats made operational use of acoustic torpedoes, which were first employed in September 1943. (ibiblio.org)
  • By the end of 1943 escort vessels were equipped to tow one or two noisemakers about 200 yd astern. (ibiblio.org)
  • In 1943, at age 18, Doris Smith joined the Army Nurse Corps, signing the required pledge to stick with the corps for the duration of the war, plus six months afterward. (allpeoplequilt.com)
  • Financing Japan's World War II Occupation of Southeast Asia ," Economics Series Working Papers Number 109, University of Oxford, Department of Economics. (repec.org)
  • Financing Japan's World War II occupation of Southeast Asia ," Working Paper 2013/02, Norges Bank. (repec.org)
  • Nevertheless, several members of Abe's cabinet are gearing up for a demand that the statement be withdrawn next year, the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II - and the 50th anniversary of the normalization of relations with South Korea, an action, if successful, that is certain to poison Japan's relations with South Korea, China and other Asian countries. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Grunden seeks to describe the impact of science on Japan's conduct of the war. (jhu.edu)
  • The incident stands out because these well-recognized health-preserving measures were promulgated successfully, even as the Nazis attempted to use starvation and typhus to wipe out 450,000 people packed into an area the size of New York City's Central Park-five to 10 times the density of any city in today's world. (scientificamerican.com)
  • After the war , many high-ranking Nazis were prosecuted for war crimes, as well as the mass murder of the Holocaust committed mainly on the area of General Government, in the Nuremberg trials. (factbites.com)
  • It is appropriate to note that operating underneath its comic surface the sketch was a reminder to the workers that Russia was bearing the brunt of the ground war in Europe and at a critical stage in her struggle against the Nazis. (factbites.com)
  • The narrator - who appears to be a white man in 'yellow face' - also mocks Americans as fat and cowardly, with no taste for war. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Every generation of Americans in this century has been linked to an event central to its experiences and age, such as a depression or war. (wsj.com)
  • The United States Armed Forces accelerated their training programs, and Americans were also active in the war zones of other nations. (everything2.com)
  • Of the more than 16 million Americans who served during World War II, fewer than 2 million are alive today. (bellinghamherald.com)
  • About half a million African Americans served overseas during World War II, almost all in segregated second-line units. (ospreypublishing.com)
  • This is the first time we have found a foreign submarine from the war in our waters," said Bambang Budi Utomo, head of the research team at the National Archeology Center that found the vessel off the coast of Java. (spiegel.de)
  • The U-boat was eventually torpedoed by a Dutch submarine while en route to Australia. (spiegel.de)
  • This undated image shows a skull found by Indonesian archeologists at the site of what is believed to be a German submarine from World War II. (spiegel.de)
  • German submarine warfare against the United States (Operation Drumbeat), in the early part of the war, however, was significant. (citizendium.org)
  • Howard Gilmore, born in Selma and commander of the USS Growler, became the first submarine commander in World War II to receive (posthumously) the Medal of Honor. (encyclopediaofalabama.org)
  • Zamperini joined the Army Air Forces during the war and was shot down over the Pacific. (bpnews.net)
  • War games had indicated that victory could be achieved in about ten weeks, which was significant because the Russian summer, the ideal time for fighting in the USSR, was short, and the Balkans operations had caused a 3-week delay at the outset. (factbites.com)
  • Following the outbreak of World War II on 1 September 1939, the Kingdom of Romania under King Carol II officially adopted a position of neutrality . (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Theatre Wing began as a war-service organization associated with British War Relief and was created shortly after the German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of war . (factbites.com)
  • In the wake of the war, Germany and Japan were occupied, and war crimes tribunals were conducted against German and Japanese leaders. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the short film - titled My Japan and produced by the United States Office of War Information - the 'host' paints a picture of the Japanese as bloodthirsty, cold killers. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • War was declared (Dec. 8) on Japan by the United States, the Commonwealth of Nations (except Ireland), and the Netherlands. (factbites.com)
  • This paper analyzes how Japan financed its World War II occupation of Southeast Asia, the transfer of resources to Japan, and the monetary and inflation consequences of Japanese policies. (repec.org)
  • This technology actually dates from the time of World War II, where, besides the U.S. and England, Germany and Japan too tried to develop atomic bombs, since the basic physical laws were well known. (newsmax.com)
  • Why did Germany go into war with Japan in World War 2? (answers.com)
  • The Yomiuri said the Asahi's coverage had helped fuel anti-Japan sentiment in South Korea, and became a basis of "misperception of Japan" throughout the world. (globalresearch.ca)
  • The war left its mark not only on relations between Japan and its neighbors, but also on class politics within these countries. (thenation.com)
  • With this record of atrocities, one would have expected that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent remarks on the war-in which he admitted that Japan had caused "immeasurable damage and suffering" but asserted that "generations to come" must not be "predestined to apologize"-would elicit the same negative reaction in the Philippines that it did in China and Korea. (thenation.com)
  • Indeed Grunden makes it abundantly clear that Japan was by far the least successful in mobilizing the human and research potential of its major universities, which were left largely to pursue their own work during the war. (jhu.edu)
  • This evolution would forever alter the way the world thought about Japan , and started to dig the chasms over which the Pacific War would start. (worldwar2database.com)
  • The Heaven Can Wait bomber was found last year in Hansa Bay, on Papua New Guinea's northern coast, where five United States aircraft are believed to have gone down during World War II. (nytimes.com)
  • These supplies include the fuel that allows tanks to move, aircraft to fly, ships to sail, artillery to fire, armies to fight and the war to be pursued. (in.gr)
  • Women entered the war effort too, working in aircraft factories, saving for war bonds, gathering metal for the scrap drives. (hubpages.com)
  • In time of war, the controlled descent might be that of an aircrew member who had to abandon an aircraft because it could no longer remain safely airborne . (everything2.com)
  • The Soviet front also had to handle four-fifths of German tanks and about two-thirds of German aircraft. (moonofalabama.org)
  • Japanese aviation pioneers, at the Misty Lagoon in Kasumiga-ura, were confident, and with reason, that they had developed the finest naval aviators in the world. (citizendium.org)
  • Mahafee and eight other World War II aviators were recognized during the ceremony. (af.mil)
  • Mahon and eight fellow World War II aviators, all bomber crew members, were shot down flying missions over Germany and were held in a prison camp in Wauwilermoos, Switzerland. (af.mil)
  • The Soviet Union and the United States emerged as rival superpowers, setting the stage for the nearly half-century-long Cold War. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Finland rejected the demand, the Soviet Union launched an attack on November 30, 1939, beginning the Russo-Finnish War . (britannica.com)
  • 2) the destruction or neutralization of Soviet Communism. (ushmm.org)
  • Bulgaria, whose leaders were reluctant to get involved in a war with the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia, which was nominally an ally of Greece, stalled, resisting German pressure. (ushmm.org)
  • The German blitzkrieg , or lightning war , with its use of new techniques of mechanized and air warfare, crushed the Polish defenses, and the conquest was almost complete when Soviet forces entered (Sept. 17) E Poland. (factbites.com)
  • The war triggered an international outcry and on December 14 the Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations . (factbites.com)
  • During the defensive actions near Moscow, the Soviet forces also carried-out two offensive operations: one in the Tihvin area (near Leningrad), and the second in the Rostov area. (everything2.com)
  • Based on existing guarantees of security, Britain and France declared war two days later, but they gave no effective assistance to their ally. (countrystudies.us)
  • A group of U.S. Senators block the President's request for permission to offer economic aid to Britain and France in case of war. (shmoop.com)
  • Britain and France declare war on Germany honoring their commitment to Poland. (shmoop.com)
  • Congress grants President Franklin D. Roosevelt's request to revise neutrality laws, to repeal an arms embargo so that munitions could be sold to Britain and France, and to prevent American ships from sailing into war zones. (shmoop.com)
  • Two major drug companies, ICI of Britain and Winthrop of the United States, were given carte-blanche to infect volunteers with malaria up to the equivalent of 13,000 mosquito bites each and then treat them with experimental drugs. (wsws.org)
  • First edition of one of his most famous works, a comic novel of Britain during World War II. (qbbooks.com)
  • There used to be, but World War II vets are vanishing. (growingbolder.com)
  • Many esteemed World War II vets had been spared the horror and brutality that was experienced by a minority. (ips-dc.org)
  • Poland was the only country to combat Germany from the first day of the Polish invasion until the end of the war in Europe. (countrystudies.us)
  • Commander Europe at War Gold is the first in a series of high level turn based strategy games. (matrixgames.com)
  • World War 2 involved every major world power in a war for global domination and at its end, more than 60 million people had lost their lives and most of Europe and large parts of Asia lay in ruins. (factbites.com)
  • However, neither the trapezers nor their supporters knew the Tournament would never take place, for events unfolding behind the scenes were propelling the competing factions and the nations of Europe into yet another World War. (opednews.com)
  • This retrospective on the Marshall Plan for post-World War II Europe offers an assessment of a successful U.S. reconstruction program that benefited both the donor and the recipients. (socialstudies.org)
  • Mobilizing the population to contribute to the war effort was a battle in itself requiring a special weapon: propaganda. (nfb.ca)
  • Written at the request of the War Production Board and entitled "Sloppy Joe," this bit of musical propaganda was intended to help reduce a high incidence of on-the-job accidents through an effective use of humor and ridicule. (factbites.com)
  • Dead in the Water focuses on the older of two brothers, Hank, who joins the US Navy to fight in World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • World War II boosted the population at the station from 6,000 to 68,000, according to the Navy. (dailyherald.com)
  • After the war, the USS Tills (DE 748) was converted to a training vessel and in 1969 the ship was sunk in a training exercise off the U.S. east coast, according to Navy historical records. (blueridgenow.com)
  • The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the 20th Century by giving them access to the primary material. (academicinfo.net)
  • World War II cost the United States a million casualities and nearly 400,000 deaths. (factbites.com)
  • It played a vital role in national defense during World War II by providing electricity to industries important to the war effort and to a top-secret government complex that helped develop the atomic bomb . (encyclopedia.com)
  • A comprehensive, bilingual database of Japanese nationals who died in Australia during World War II and were buried in a war cemetery in the country's east has been completed, researchers announced Thursday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • In response to Japanese action in China, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers a speech in which he calls for peace-loving nations to act together to "quarantine" aggressors to protect the world from the "disease" of war. (shmoop.com)
  • Even prior to the war, the Japanese - motivated by a belief in the purity and supremacy of their blood - were reviled for the atrocities they committed while occupying China. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • NASHVILLE (BP) -- Louis Zamperini, an Olympian who was later captured by the Japanese during World War II and whose story was told in the book "Unbroken," died July 2 at age 97. (bpnews.net)
  • No person of Japanese ancestry living in the United States was ever convicted of any serious act of espionage or sabotage during the war. (nps.gov)
  • Japanese forces invaded the small Pacific nation and its residents during World War I, and the United States did the same during World War II under that classic guise of "liberation. (boingboing.net)
  • The day after the surprise attack that propelled the U.S. into the war, Japanese fighter planes swooped in and sank Tills PBY-4 Catalina flying plane. (blueridgenow.com)
  • During the war, her husband left their house in Manila to serve as a medical doctor in the Filipino-American army, which retreated to the Bataan Peninsula as invading Japanese forces advanced. (thenation.com)
  • Overshadowing even the Bataan Death March as a war crime was the indiscriminate killing spree that Japanese naval infantrymen unleashed in Manila as the war drew to a close. (thenation.com)