The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service hope you'll join us as we pay tribute to the Greatest Generation at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, May 8th at 11:00 a.m. marking the 72nd anniversary of the Allied Forces Vict...
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In April 1942, just four months after the Pearl Harbor attack, an US Army B-25 (Mitchell medium bomber) awaits takeoff on the deck of the USS Hornet (CV-8) before leaving for the first US bombing of Japan: the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo. National Archives photo
In April 1942 just four months after the Pearl Harbor attack an
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The war was nearly won. But as the 100th Infantry Division’s GIs attacked fortified Heilbronn, Germany, they feared they’d never see V-E Day... click through to read this feature article: [ Americainwwii.com Link ]
The war was nearly won But as the 100th Infantry Divisions GIs

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In 1939, the US military counted 356,000 men and women in its ranks. During World War II, 16 million were churned through the recruiting process. Click to see our photo gallery (National Archives photos): [ Americainwwii.com Link ]
In 1939 the US military counted 356000 men and women in its

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Recruits training on an obstacle course usually carried their trusty M1 Garand rifles. The weapon weighed about 10 pounds, and felt much heavier by the end of the day. (National Archives photo) see more in this gallery of images: [ Americainwwii.com Link ]
Recruits training on an obstacle course usually carried their trusty M1 Garand
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A new item on our bucket list... =) Congrats to the museum and the hard-working folks that made it happen!
A new item on our bucket list Congrats to the museum and

Volunteers restore World War II torpedo boat

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Photos: Mae Eckley, Eckley and her work partner Margie Moore, and a rivet gun (courtesy Mae Eckley Graybill). circa 1942
Photos Mae Eckley Eckley and her work partner Margie Moore and a
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On National Rosie the Riveter Day, click through to read one Rosie's story, from the America in WWII magazine archive:
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March 21st, 2017 marks the very first "National Rosie the Riveter Day".

During WWII, many American women from all backgrounds came together to provide vital support for the war effort and filled countless jobs usually held by men.

Click the links (below) to read more about the Congress people and contributors who made this 2017 national day, possible. While this resolution was passed by...
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Congratulations, Sir, and thank you for your service!
Congratulations Sir and thank you for your service

Inspiring America: The oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran turns 105

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Look what we found while researching our WWII Carrier War special issue [order here: [ Bit.ly Link ] ]! From the National Archives,1943. Caption: Crash landing of F6F [Grumman Hellcat] on flight deck of USS ENTERPRISE while enroute to attack Makin Island. Lieutenant Walter Chewning, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot, Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit.
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72 years on, a few snapshots of the marines on Iwo Jima, February 1945. Click through to view the full album, then hover over pix for captions. National Archives photos. [ Americainwwii.com Link ]
72 years on a few snapshots of the marines on Iwo Jima

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75 years after the history-changing Battle of Midway, we're celebrating with a special issue: WWII CARRIER WAR. You're the first to know! Reserve your copy today at [ Bit.ly Link ]
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National Archives photo. Mt Suribachi, Iwo Jima.
National Archives photo Mt Suribachi Iwo Jima
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