Tag Archives: World War II

How the Boy Scouts won World War II

This year is the big centennial of the Boy Scouts of America. Thousands of young Scouts will gather together next week at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia to celebrate 100 years of scouting. Sixty years ago, Boy Scouts were swarming … Continue reading

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Facial Hair Friday: Daring escapes from Nazi prisons!

In honor of Bastille Day earlier this week, we present a French “moustache.” This moustache decorates the face of General Giraud, here seen out walking in the gardens of the cliffside fortress Konigstein, where he was held as a POW … Continue reading

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The Japanese Invasion of America

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. While June 6, 1944, is best known as the day when Allied forces invaded Nazi-occupied Europe, there was another invasion that took place on almost … Continue reading

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