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WWII Mascots of Land, Sea, and Sky

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Meet some of the animal companions that lifted the spirits of America’s WWII fighting men. See more


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Lucky Louis Zamperini

Louis Zamperini was lucky. Yes, his plane crashed, he suffered adrift at sea, and was tortured in a Japanese prison. But that wasn’t the end.


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Cobra King: Where Is She Today?

World War II’s most famous US tank—the one that broke German siege lines at Bastogne 70 years ago in the Bulge—is restored and ready for display. She’s just waiting for the museum where she’ll rest to be constructed.


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Hard Times in Hürtgen Forest

View World War II combat photos of American GIs fighting the grueling Battle of Germany’s Hürtgen Forest (often spelled Huertgen or Hurtgen) in 1944.