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Top Secret Maps Reveal The Massive Allied Effort Behind D-Day loading...
Top Secret Maps Reveal The Massive Allied Effort Behind D-Day
As dawn broke on June 6, 1944, in northern France, the Allies began an invasion in the works for years: D-Day, the start of Operation Overlord that turned the tide against Nazi Germany.
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Vintage Photos Honour The Resting Place Of D-Day's Fallen Heroes
In 1957, National Geographic covered the dedication of American World War II cemeteries abroad, including the Normandy American Cemetery in France where more than 9,000 US troops are buried.
How The Treaty Of Versailles Ended WWI And Started WWII loading...
How The Treaty Of Versailles Ended WWI And Started WWII
European countries dealt a harsh punishment to Germany for its role in the First World War—a move that would soon come back to haunt the world.
THE DEFENCE OF DARWIN loading...
THE DEFENCE OF DARWIN
This article is sponsored by Tourism Northern Territory.
DARWIN'S SECRET TUNNELS loading...
DARWIN'S SECRET TUNNELS
This article is sponsored by Tourism Northern Territory.
Why One Photographer Spent Years Recording the Lives of Interned Japanese Americans loading...
Why One Photographer Spent Years Recording the Lives of Interned Japanese Americans
With a deep personal connection, Paul Kitagaki, Jr, set out to document the people interned during World War II.
Shockwaves From WWII Bombing Raids Rippled the Edges of Space loading...
Shockwaves From WWII Bombing Raids Rippled the Edges of Space
The discovery of this impact beyond Earth may help us better understand atmospheric changes that can disrupt modern technologies.
Inside the Haunting Remains of a Secret WWII Bunker loading...
Inside the Haunting Remains of a Secret WWII Bunker
Photographer Reto Sterchi takes us through a Swiss military shelter built into the mountains.
75 Years On, Pearl Harbor Survivors Forgive—But Can't Forget loading...
75 Years On, Pearl Harbor Survivors Forgive—But Can't Forget
On December 7, 1941, Japan’s deadly attack catalysed a nation, shattering America’s sense of invincibility and pulling the country into war. Today the site is a symbol of service, science, and healing.
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See how Britain’s Light Infantry, the British Royal Navy, the US Rangers and the SAS changed the course of a battle, or even the entire war, through their courage, daring and commitment.

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