Tag: war

Feb 6, 2018

10,317 Days Later, The Berlin Wall Has Been Down Longer Than It Stood

10,317 Days Later, The Berlin Wall Has Been Down Longer Than It Stood

For more than 28 years, the Berlin Wall stood as one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War

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Jan 26, 2018

How One Soldier’s Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Allied Lives

How One Soldier’s Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Allied Lives

During the evacuation of Gallipoli in WWI, an invention was constructed on the battlefield to deceive the enemy

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Dec 15, 2017

The Fascinating Hidden History of London Railings

The Fascinating Hidden History of London Railings

There’s a surprising link between railings and the capital’s wartime past

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Aug 28, 2017

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall

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Dec 20, 2016

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

40 before and after photos that capture unbelievable destruction the city and its citizens have endured

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Aug 3, 2016

Once a Year the Entire City of Warsaw Stands For a Minute of Silence

Once a Year the Entire City of Warsaw Stands For a Minute of Silence

Every August 1st at 5pm, the people of Warsaw stand in silence to honor the 200,000 lives lost during the Warsaw Uprising of WWII

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Jun 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

“Into the Jaws of Death” is a historic photograph taken on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert F. Sargent of the United States Coast Guard

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