World War II

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Out Of The Ashes
ON DECEMBER 2, 1943, German Ju 88 aircraft dropped bombs on the dozens of Allied ships docked at the harbor in Bari, Italy, completely obliterating one vessel and heavily damaging many more. The blasts ruptured the port’s fuel pipeline and thousands
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Heavyweight Fighter
LEAVE IT TO ADOLF HITLER to build the largest battleship ever produced by a European power. In 1935, Hitler unilaterally renounced the Treaty of Versailles and began rebuilding Germany’s army, air force, and navy. His engineers proceeded to design tw
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A Speculative Succession
REGARDING YOUR AUGUST 2020 COVER STORY, “Night of the Assassins,” about Germany’s Operation Long Jump: Had the plot to assassinate the three Allied leaders succeeded in Tehran in 1943, we know who would have replaced Roosevelt. Who would most likely