http://ift.tt/2tPnm24 Londoners had 750000 of their pets killed at the start of WW2

http://ift.tt/2tPnm24 Londoners had 750000 of their pets killed at the start of WW2

What caused World War 2? a hands on lesson using maps and colored pencils

The Start of World War 2

What caused World War 2? a hands on lesson using maps and colored pencils

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

German troops march into the Rhineland on 1 March 1936

German troops march into the Rhineland on 1 March 1936

JG 53 & The Phony War tells the story (utilizing the Xbox 360 version of Birds of Steel) about what happen in the skies over the French & German borders shortly after the start of WW2 on Sept 1st 1939 through to the invasion of France and the Low Countries on May 10th 1940.

JG 53 & The Phony War tells the story (utilizing the Xbox 360 version of Birds of Steel) about what happen in the skies over the French & German borders shortly after the start of WW2 on Sept 1st 1939 through to the invasion of France and the Low Countries on May 10th 1940.

"The Night Witches were Russian lady bombers who bombed German lines in WW2. Their ancient planes used to conk out halfway through their missions, so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props. The planes were also so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, and restart their engines in midair. Their leader flew over 200 missions and was never captured."

"The Night Witches were Russian lady bombers who bombed German lines in WW2. Their ancient planes used to conk out halfway through their missions, so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props. The planes were also so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, and restart their engines in midair. Their leader flew over 200 missions and was never captured."

On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2...

On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2...

I love this! This is when Russia took control of Prussia after WW2 and the start of the Cold War.

I love this! This is when Russia took control of Prussia after WW2 and the start of the Cold War.

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed.  The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed. The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

Now Aged 105, This Independent Woman Was The First Journalist To Report The Start Of WW2

Now Aged 105, This Independent Woman Was The First Journalist To Report The Start Of WW2

Destroyed Soviet T-26 light tank. One of the most common tanks in the Red Army at the start of WW2.

Destroyed Soviet T-26 light tank. One of the most common tanks in the Red Army at the start of WW2.

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