World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days

World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days

World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days The “Battle of Wizna” took place between September 7 and September 8. It is often referred to as “the Polish Thermopylae,” a reference to three hundred Spartans, who bravely held off an enormous Persian army in Ancient Greece. Polish historian […]

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Army dentist, killed 98 Japanese soldiers during the Battle of Saipan before he was killed – after being shot 76 times

Army dentist, killed 98 Japanese soldiers during the Battle of Saipan before he was killed – after being shot 76 times

The WWII Dentist Who Killed 98 Japanese Soldiers Before Being Shot 76 Times Benjamin Lewis Salomon was a Jewish American dentist and soldier. He was born on September the 1st, 1914, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the fall of 1940, he was ordered to report for induction into the Army and Dr. Ben Salomon became an infantry private. From humble beginnings […]

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Inside Adolf Hitler’s secret underground tunnels ‘where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II’

Inside Adolf Hitler’s secret underground tunnels ‘where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II’

Underground Nazi weapon factory discovered by the Allies was one of the most extraordinary finds of World War II On the morning of April 11, 1945, the American 3rd Armored division and the 104th Infantry Divisions found a hidden Nazi underground factory. It was one of the most extraordinary finds of World War II. The factory was called Mittelwerk, and […]

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Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy

Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy

Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy Every now and again, real-life archaeology sounds a little like an Indiana Jones movie. Allied bombers dropped 165 bombs on the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. In the latest discovery of dormant bombs in Europe, at least 10 unexploded bombs are reportedly still buried underneath […]

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