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Interesting Facts About World War II (12 pics)

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The U.S. was the only country Germany officially declared war on

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President Roosevelt used Al Capone’s Limousine


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Calvin Graham was the youngest U.S. serviceman, he lied about his age and enlisted in the Navy at age 12 in 1942, it wasn’t until after he was wounded that his real age was discovered


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Hamburgers were redubbed “Liberty Steaks” in order to avoid the German-sounding name


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In 1942, American radio DJs were prohibited from taking listener requests. The government feared that enemy spies would embedded secret messages


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The term Third Reich was first used by German author Arthur Moeller van den Bruck in his 1923 book Das Dritte Reich (“The Third Reich”). His book heavily influenced the Nazi party




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The SS ran a brothel named “The Kitty Salon,” that was frequented by foreign diplomats. They gathered intelligence by wiretapping it and training the prostitutes on how to get information from clients


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Russia and Japan have never signed an official peace treaty with each other to end World War II


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Almost 80% of the males born in the Soviet Union in 1923 did not survive World War II


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Russia was also the country with the largest number of causalities, with an estimated 21 million


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Niju hibakusha is the Japanese term for survivors of both atomic bombings. The word translates to “explosion-affected people.”


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“Monopoly” board games helped thousands of Allied POWs escape German camps


12 Interesting Facts About World War II (12 pics)


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№1 Author: Wulfruna (13 Jun 2013 04:43) Total user comments: 141


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Some good facts and pics there.
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№2 Author: 1234 (13 Jun 2013 06:40) Total user comments: 1878


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:02: interesting stuff

you got feel bad for russians tho to lose that many people in war and then
stalin starving millions and millions more after the war
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№3 Author: Lu (13 Jun 2013 17:21) Total user comments: 15082


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Love Al Capone's car, and would like to know more about the Monopoly story? ? ?
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№4 Author: amcjau (13 Jun 2013 19:22) Total user comments: 885


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boring and superficial information
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№5 Author: Forfattare (14 Jun 2013 00:49) Total user comments: 897


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good stuff
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№6 Author: adzhoe (16 Jun 2013 00:11) Total user comments: 14959


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One moronic comment aside....like you all said...
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