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Category: World War II

rosie the riveter

Who was the “real” Rosie the Riveter?

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What was Operation Mincemeat?

During World War II, British intelligence officers managed to pull off one of the most successful wartime deceptions ever achieved: Operation Mincemeat. In ...
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Were they always called World War I and World War II?

The short answer is no, though it’s hard to pinpoint precisely when the World War I and World War II—or First World War and Second World War—monikers ...