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74 years ago, US troops got their first foothold in Nazi Germany — here are 8 photos of the Battle for Remagen

Crossing the Rhine River vexed Allied planners, but a sudden opportunity at Remagen presented US forces with a way into the Nazi heartland.
Commuters board a tram in bomb-damaged Dresden, March 12, 1946.

74 years ago, Allied bombers obliterated one of Germany’s most beautiful cities — here are 18 photos of the bombing of Dresden

The scale of the destruction in Dresden was some of the most horrific of the air war in Europe, and the attack has been condemned as a war crime.
The USS Hornet's five-inch gun in a still from video footage of the moment the WWII aircraft carrier was found.

A WWII US aircraft carrier, lost for 76 years, has been found on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean

The USS Hornet, which sank in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, was discovered by Vulcan, founded by the late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.

12 photos of the Tuskegee Airmen — the historic African-American World War II aviators who paved the way for the full integration of the US mili...

Pilots, maintainers, and other airmen who trained at Tuskegee Army Airfield made history, proving to the US military that African-Americans could fly.

Trump drew from Putin’s playbook by using WWII as unifying message in State of the Union

The Soviet Union frequently employed nostalgia about World War II to reassert its authority and legitimacy, a tradition Vladimir Putin has continued.

74 years ago, the Allies beat back the Nazis’ last major western offensive — here are 16 photos from the Battle of the Bulge

German troops slammed into Allied lines on December 16, 1944. It took six weeks for the Allies to fight back to their original positions.
Talofofo Falls Resort Park, where Shoichi Yokoi dug a cave and hid for nearly 28 years after the US invasion of Guam during World War II.

The unbelievable story of a Japanese soldier who hid in a jungle cave for 27 years until he was found in 1972

Shoichi Yokoi spent 27 years in a self-dug cave in the jungle of Guam, where he hid to avoid capture by US forces in World War II.
Melvin Morris, Jose Rodela, and Santiago Erevia received their Medals of Honor from President Obama in March 2014.

These American war heroes were overlooked for decades due to race discrimination. Here are their remarkable Medal of Honor stories.

The Army veterans had been overlooked for the nation's highest honor due to racial discrimination. Here are their unbelievable war stories.
Russian T-14 tanks with the Armata Universal Combat Platform drive during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016.

Russia buys WWII-era T-34s for propaganda boost as supposed NATO killer T-14 tank fails to launch

Russia's pivot to WWII tanks over the new, better T-14 shows Putin has failed to modernize its military, and that the tank was more theory than tread.

79 years ago, the B-24 Liberator took its first flight — here’s how it helped cripple the Nazi war machine

"Yes, the Nazis and Fascists have asked for it," Franklin Roosevelt said. "And they are going to get it."