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20 rare and weird facts about World War II
We’ve all seen “Saving Private Ryan” and “Band of Brothers,” but here’s a list of facts from World War 2 that you probably didn’t know: 1. The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese.
The Army lost a super heavy tank prototype for 27 years
As the Allies advanced on all fronts in World War II, the United States needed a new weapon. It had…
Today in military history: US troops land on Okinawa
In 1945, U.S. troops landed on the island of Okinawa. The Battle of Okinawa would be the last major battle…
These are 10 of the longest-serving weapons in the US combat arsenal
With rapid changes in technology, some weapons come and go rather quickly. Other times they stay in service for decades.
10 bizarre moments from inaugurations throughout history
Fun fact: Inauguration wasn’t always on January 20. Once upon a time (ha!) it was scheduled for March in order…