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Winkie Winkie was a pigeon who won the Dickin Medal in 1943 for assisting in the rescue of an aircrew forced to ditch in North Sea during the Second World War.

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This Man Hopes To Reunite A Second World War Dog Tag With The Soldier’s Descendants

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PICTURES FROM HISTORY: Rare Images Of War, History , WW2, Nazi Germany: Eastern Front (Russian Front) Second World War: 1945: The Last Months Of the War

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Labelled with love - what really happened to the evacuee kids in World War Two

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Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova: the only female pilot & navigator from Kazakhstan to serve during WWII. From May 1942 she served as navigator & later became head of communication of the 46th Guards Night Bomber Regiment—referred to as the Night Witches. Dospanova made 300+ combat missions & was injured in 1943 while landing in blackout conditions. She survived the crash but fractured her legs. 3 months later, she returned to keep fighting, going all the way to Berlin for victory.

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April 12, 1945: FDR dies. On this day in 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passes away after four momentous terms in office, leaving Vice President Harry S. Truman in charge of a country still fighting the Second World War and in possession of a weapon of unprecedented and terrifying power...

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