Tag: world war 2

Jul 11, 2018

102 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Meets Nephew After Thinking His Entire Family Died

102 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Meets Nephew After Thinking His Entire Family Died

Eliahu Pietruszka escaped from Poland at the beginning of the second world war thinking his entire family had perished

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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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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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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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Jun 7, 2016

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history took place on the coast of Normandy, France

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