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Most History Books Don't Mention These 13 Women - And How They Changed Everything

"The Night Witches were Russian lady bombers who bombed German lines in WW2. Their ancient planes used to conk out halfway through their missions, so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props. The planes were also so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, and restart their engines in midair. Their leader flew over 200 missions and was never captured."

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WWI, Nov 1916, Somme, Ancre; Troops outside a London coffee stall at Auchonvillers, a starting-point of the British attacks on Beaumont Hamel. ©IWM

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These 20 Photographs Will Leave You Speechless. Especially The 6th One. There Are No Words.

This is a heartbreaking picture... I know this a depression board. But this is making me cry :( anyone else out there ?!?!?

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Britain declaring war on Germany for taking over Belgium to get to France was an indication that Britain's main target would be the enemy, in this war, it was Germany.

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Appeasement and the Road to World War Two Package: 20+ Pages/Slides of Resources

The Road to World War Two: An in-depth and interesting overview of the events leading to the start of World War Two. The package also thoroughly covers the events early in the war from 1939 - 1940.

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Night Witches: The Female Fighter Pilots of World War II

Night Witches: Night Witches were russian lady bombers in WW2. They had the oldest, noisiest, crappiest planes in the entire world. The planes were so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming and starting up their anti aircraft guns, the Witches climbed to a certain height to coast down to German positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair, and get back to base.

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