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The Nazi smart bomb that inspired China's most dangerous weapon

nazi smart bomb

Michael Peck writing for The Week describes the development of and countermeasures taken against the German guided bombs of World War Two.

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D Day 70th Anniversary Events

US National Archives

June 6th 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings in Normandy.

You can find out details of events in the UK and Normandy commemorating the landings at the UK Government's D-Day 70 site.

 (and "D" stands for "day" in case you were still wondering!)








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Avro LancasterThis site is intended to be a general World War Two resource, providing background information, special features and useful and interesting facts. Hopefully this will be a useful aid to those studying the history of World War II.

11 Jaw-dropping Weapons From World War II You Probably Never Heard Of

This article from io9 describes some of the more unusual weapons deployed in WW2

 unusual weapons


Revolt at Sobibor Camp

In October 1943 the prisoners of Sobibor death camp in Poland planned and carried out a revolt against their Nazi captors, leading to the escape of over 300 prisoners. The following article on the Student Pulse site describes the story...

The Sobibor Revolt: "Death to the Fascists"

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