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When Ian Fleming picked my grandfather to steal Nazi secrets

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Scanning WWII: The Arnett Institute's WWII Scanning Project

Most of the paper used during the war years was heavily acid based, and time is taking its toll. Documents from previous eras, World War I or even the Civil War, will outlast those from World War II. Congress has mandated that the entire National Archives be digitized, but with millions upon millions of records, they cannot do so without some big-time private sector help. We, the Arnett Institute, have stepped forward to assist in this mammoth project of scanning the WWII documents in the National Archives to prevent these important records from being lost for all time. To become an official partner of the National Archives so we can assist in scanning their WWII documents, we have to accomplish the following... War witness. Hitler. World War Two Local Study. WW2. World war 2.

The Holocaust. List of wars by death toll. See also: List of genocides by death toll This list of wars by death toll includes death toll estimates of all deaths that are either directly or indirectly caused by war.

List of wars by death toll

These numbers usually include both the deaths of military personnel which are the direct results of battle or other military wartime actions, as well as the wartime/war-related deaths of civilians, which are the results of war induced epidemics, diseases, famines, atrocities, genocide etc. See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] War. "Conflict zone" redirects here.


For the 2001 video game, see Conflict Zone. The War by Tadeusz Cyprian (1949), a photograph in the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw showing ruins of Warsaw's Napoleon Square in the aftermath of World War II. War is a state of armed conflict between societies. It is generally characterized by extreme collective aggression, destruction, and usually high mortality. An absence of war is usually called "peace". While some scholars see war as a universal and ancestral aspect of human nature,[1] others argue that it is only a result of specific socio-cultural or ecological circumstances.[2] Etymology The English word war derives from the late Old English (circa.1050) words wyrre and werre, from Old French werre (also guerre as in modern French), in turn from the Frankish *werra, ultimately deriving from the Proto-Germanic *werzō 'mixture, confusion'.

Types. World war 2. World War II Photographs - War Archives Management System. WW2 People's War. Hitler, Continued: Afterword from the Updated Edition of "Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil". All Events of World War II. The-history-of-the-electric-guitar_523ac005b75b8.jpg (JPEG Image, 850 × 3913 pixels) Dday-in-numbers-thumbnail_53915a6423635_w1500.png (JPEG Image, 1500 × 4631 pixels) - Scaled (13%) Ukraine-in-the-second-world-war_538f294a683b3_w1500.png (JPEG Image, 1500 × 1079 pixels) - Scaled (59%)

WWII. Wwii-museum-methods_53040e6ea2484_w1500.jpg (JPEG Image, 1500 × 1504 pixels) WW2 People's War. Cold War. Les étapes importantes de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. About World- & Cold War / Guerres Mondiale et Froide. British rule in Burma. British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 to 1948, from the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

British rule in Burma

Various portions of Burmese territories, including Arakan, Tenasserim were annexed by the British after their victory in the First Anglo-Burmese War; Lower Burma was annexed in 1852 after the Second Anglo-Burmese War. The annexed territories were designated the minor province (a Chief Commissionership), British Burma, of British India in 1862.[1] After the Third Anglo-Burmese War in 1885, Upper Burma was annexed, and the following year, the province of Burma in British India was created, becoming a major province (a Lieutenant-Governorship) in 1897.[1] This arrangement lasted until 1937, when Burma began to be administered separately by the Burma Office under the Secretary of State for India and Burma. Divisions of British Burma[edit] Background[edit] Société Thulé. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Société Thulé

Pour les articles homonymes, voir Thulé. Schutzstaffel. The Schutzstaffel (German pronunciation: [ˈʃʊtsˌʃtafəl] ( ), translated to Protection Squadron or defence corps, abbreviated SS—or Background[edit] The SS grew from a small paramilitary unit to a powerful force that served as the Führer's bodyguard, the Nazi Party's "Protection Squadron" and a force that, fielding almost a million men (both on the front lines and as political police), managed to exert as much political influence in the Third Reich as the Wehrmacht, Germany's regular armed forces. According to the Nuremberg Trials, as well as many war crimes investigations and trials conducted since then, the SS was responsible for the vast majority of Nazi war crimes. Chosen to implement the Nazi "Final Solution" for the Jews and other groups deemed inferior (and/or enemies of the state), the SS was the lead branch in carrying out the killing, torture and enslavement of approximately 12 million people.

Special ranks and uniforms[edit] NAZISMO.