Posts Tagged ‘ww2’

Commemorating Peace in the Pacific

On August 15th, 1945, Japan’s acceptance of surrender terms from Allied Forces marked the end of World War II. The surrender brought a formal close to the most widespread war in history, nearly six years of violent conflict that forever altered the political and social structure of the world. V – J Day commemorates this […]

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Remembering D-Day

On Tuesday, June 6th, 1944, nearly 160,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, taking part in the largest amphibious landing in world history. An additional 195,700 troops on 5,000 naval vessels participated in what has gone down in history as perhaps the greatest fight for freedom the world has […]

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