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World War II Pilots and Planes
World War II Pilots and Planes(12 Photos)
View photos of World War II pilots and planes.
World War II Posters
World War II Posters(16 Photos)
View photos of famous posters from the World War II era.
World War II: Rest and Relaxation
World War II: Rest and Relaxation(10 Photos)
View photos of soliders from World War II
World War II Political Leaders
World War II Political Leaders(9 Photos)
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World War II Damage and Destruction
World War II Damage and Destruction(7 Photos)
View photos of the damage and destruction from World War II.
End of World War II
End of World War II(8 Photos)
View pictures from VE day and VJ day as Americans celebrate the end of World War II.
Flying in the South Pacific
Flying in the South PacificVideo Clip (3:31)
Video Clip (3:31)
Fred Linden's father was a PBY naval aviator during World War II and left behind two reels of film documenting his service in the South Pacific.
Battle of Okinawa
Battle of OkinawaVideo Clip (2:31)
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On April 1, 1945, Allied forces invade the island of Okinawa and engage the Japanese in the bloodiest battle of the Pacific War.
Battle of Iwo Jima
Battle of Iwo JimaVideo Clip (2:32)
Video Clip (2:32)
On February 19, 1945, American soldiers make their first strike on the Japanese Home Islands at Iwo Jima.
Battle of Guam
Battle of GuamVideo Clip (2:37)
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On July 21, 1944, U.S. forces advance in the Mariana Islands to capture the former American territory of Guam from the Japanese.
Battle of Peleliu
Battle of PeleliuVideo Clip (2:10)
Video Clip (2:10)
In a costly battle, U.S. forces assault Peleliu in the Palau Islands to diminish its potential threat to their future invasions in the Pacific.
Battle of Saipan
Battle of SaipanVideo Clip (2:17)
Video Clip (2:17)
On June 15, 1944, the U.S. launches a critical attack on Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
Battle of Kwajalein
Battle of KwajaleinVideo Clip (2:05)
Video Clip (2:05)
The U.S. invades Kwajalein on January 31, 1944, breaking the outer ring of the Japanese Pacific territory.
Submarine ShooterVideo Clip (3:20)
Video Clip (3:20)
Tom Southwick's father caught amazing moments of life on a submarine on film as a naval photographer during World War II.
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl HarborVideo Clip (1:50)
Video Clip (1:50)
On December 7, 1941, Japan launches a surprise attack on American soil at Pearl Harbor.
Iwo Jima Statue
Iwo Jima StatueVideo Clip (2:15)
Video Clip (2:15)
The Marine Core War Memorial was built to honor those men who fought bravely for their country in the Battle of Iwo Jima as they raised the American flag in victory. How long will the marines continue to hoist Old Glory?
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During World War II (1939-45), the United States began its Central Pacific Campaign against Japan by invading Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands on November 20, 1943.Go
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