1939-1945: World War II

A who’s who and what’s what …

Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Harry S. Truman, Premier Joseph Stalin; Hiroshima; Hitler; Panzas, Junkers, and The Bismarck; the Maginot Line; London and Poland; Spitfire and U-boats; Japanese expansion; Ford Island, the Burma-Ledo road; the Atlantic Charter; Rommel, Guadalcanal; Danzig Harbour; B-17; General Henri Geraud, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, General Charles de Gaull; battle of Kursk; Prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King; ruins of Ortona; Tehran conference; Cape Gloucester, Gilbert Islands, Marshall Islands, and the Mariana Islands; Normandy Invasion; Livorno; Shermans; Fuhrer; paratroopers; Strasbourg; Barrage rockets; Manila; Yalta Conference; Panther; Nurnberg; May 8, 1945; U.S. Coast Guard and Navy; Iwo Jima, Okinawa; smoke grenades; Hiroshima; V-1 and V-2’s; Herbert Matter posters; Battle of Midway; Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus; Battle of Stalingrad; Red October factory; General dwight D. Eisenhower; Arc de Triomphe; USS Missouri; General Douglas MacArthur; internment camps; V-E Day; relocation order; ration book; Wolverine tank; Lepte Island; Carentan.

Encyclopedia Britannica

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Featured Image: The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor – NARA 195617, 7 December 1941 [Wikimedia Commons]


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and of them was the whole earth overspread.