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The “Blobel Commando” begins its cover-up of atrocities

Year 1943 Month Day June 15 On June 15, 1943, Paul Blobel, an SS colonel, is given the assignment of coordinating the destruction of the…

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German battleship, the Bismarck, sinks Britain’s HMS Hood

Year 1941 Month Day May 24 On May 24, 1941, Germany’s largest battleship, the Bismarck, sinks the pride of the British fleet, HMS Hood. The…

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The Battle of Britain begins

Year 1940 Month Day July 10 On July 10, 1940, the Germans begin the first in a long series of bombing raids against Great Britain,…

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FDR and Churchill meet on ship, map out Atlantic Charter

Year 1941 Month Day August 12 On August 12, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill meet on board a ship at…

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News of Holocaust death camp killings becomes public for first time

Year 1942 Month Day June 01 On June 1, 1942, a Warsaw underground newspaper, the Liberty Brigade, makes public the news of the gassing of…

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Nazis kill “unfit” people in East Prussia

Year 1940 Month Day May 21 On May 21, 1940, a “special unit” carries out its mission-and murders more than 1,500 hospital patients in East…

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Benito Mussolini falls from power

Year 1943 Month Day July 25 On July 25, 1943, Benito Mussolini, fascist dictator of Italy, is voted out of power by his own Grand…

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Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” is published

Year 1925 Month Day July 18 On July 18, 1925, Volume One of Adolf Hitler’s philosophical autobiography, Mein Kampf, is published. It was a blueprint…

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Lord Mountbatten, cousin to a king, sunk by German dive-bombers

Year 1941 Month Day May 23 On May 23, 1941, Captain Lord Louis Mountbatten, second cousin of King George VI of Britain and the only…

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Legislation creating the Women’s Army Corps becomes law

Year 1942 Month Day May 15 On May 15, 1942, a bill establishing a women’s corps in the U.S. Army becomes law, creating the Women’s…

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