This site features information about the worldwide military conflict of World War II, which involved 61 countries and lasted from 1939-1945. Links to additional World War II resources are also provided.
These preserved trenches from World War I in France were dug in the deep woods, giving soldiers the cover they needed during battle. Today they are empty but for a couple of inches of snow, and the scene is peaceful and serene.
Discount stores date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s, just after the end of World War II. They were conceived during the post-war economic boom, to serve the consumer needs of baby boomer families.
Antique airplanes are reminiscent of an era gone by. This photo shows the rotary motor and wooden propeller of a red World War I era biplane that is on display at the Air & Space Museum in San Diego's Balboa Park.
Lucia DeClerck, who survived the Spanish flu, two world wars, and the deaths of three husbands, is now the oldest person in her nursing home to beat COVID-19.
CBS News. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:17:59 -0500.
Lucia DeClerck, who lives at the Mystic Meadows nursing home in New Jersey has survived three husbands, two world wars, and now two pandemics. She tested positive for COVID on January 25.
Daily Mail. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:22:20 GMT.
Although Winston Churchill is best known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II, Churchill had plenty of other accomplishments beyond his political and military endeavors.
Carla Delgado. Mental Floss. Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0000.
World War Bibliography
Willmott, H. P., Robin Cross, and Charles Messenger. World War II. New York, NY. DK Publishing. 2008.