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There are 21 item(s) tagged with the keyword "WWII".

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11. Veteran Lives

The daily lives of World War II veterans is the subject of a new art project that brings these heroes’ stories and visages front and center.

Tags: photography, wwii, veterans
12. The Last Hero

A train ride, a war hero, sunflower fields, and the Loch Ness monster - just another day on the road for the Children of 1917 team.

Tags: WWII, travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
13. 100 Years Ago, In a Monarchy Far, Far Away

Exactly 100 years ago, on February 23, 1917, the Russian Revolution began. And once you've learned about that, there's space, WWII reenactments, and a portal back to medieval times. 

Tags: russia, february revolution, 1917, bolsheviks, space, WWII, medieval
By Alice E.M. Underwood
14. The Babi Yar Tragedy, Remembered in Poetry

On September 29-30, 1941, Nazi troops shot over 33,000 Jews at the edge of the Babi Yar ravine near Kiev. Yevgeny Yevtushenko's poem memorializing the tragedy ensures it will never be forgotten. 

Tags: Russia, Babi Yar, Yevtushenko, Evtushenko, Holocaust, WWII, poetry
By Alice E.M. Underwood
15. A Photo Guide to Russia's Lesser-Known WWII Sites

2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Revisit the history on this tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow's war sites – the ones you may not find in the guidebook.

Tags: WWII, war, moscow, st. petersburg, memorial
By Mariana Noble
16. 70 Years After Victory, the Battle for Stalingrad Rages On

The Battle for Stalingrad turned the tide of WWII in the Allies’ favor. Marked by the loss of nearly 2 million lives, it is one of the most devastating battles of human history. Yet it also continues to be embroiled in controversy, given the complex relationship Russians have toward Josef Stalin. 

Tags: stalin, wwii, war, stalingrad
By Alice E.M. Underwood
17. Nazi-Soviet Pact and Barbarossa

Germany's efforts to occupy the Soviet Union during WWII and executions of thousands of Jews on Russian soil.

Tags: barbarossa, WWII, nazis, stalin
By Linda DeLaine
18. Invasion of Russia Remembered

Sixtieth Anniversary of Operation Barbarossa; June 22, 2001.

Tags: nazis, hitler, barbarossa, wwii
By Linda DeLaine
19. After Stalingrad

By 1942, Stalin figured the strength of the Nazi army was beginning to wane and that he, finally, would have a strategic advantage. Stalin planned to liberate Leningrad and establish strongholds at Sevastopol and Kharkov.

Tags: stalingrad, hitler, WWII
By Linda DeLaine
20. After Stalingrad (con't)
Tags: stalingrad, stalin, WWII, berlin
By Linda DeLaine

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