What event does D day refer to?

D-Day refers to when the allies landed in Normandy, France.

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Why would American soldiers stationed in the Pacific islands have German paraphernalia?

Some US Servicemen may have transferred to the PTO from the ETO (Pacific Theater of Operations and European Theater of Operations); or, if the material is "dated", meaning from WW1 (1914-1918), some of those islands were German territory and Japan took them by force in WW1 (Japan was an ally in W...

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How did evacuees dress?

The evacuees dressed up like well girls would wear a petticoat and a very long skirt boys would wear striped t-shirt with waistcoat and shorts

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Where can you find a copy of the quotation made famous by King George VI during World War 2 that commences 'I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year'?

The quotation was from a poem by Minnie Louise Haskins titled 'God Knows'. The portion quoted by the King is as follows (the full text of both the poem and the speech can be found at the Related Links below): And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: "Give me a light, that I may tr...

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Have seen picture of German child soldier memorial the figure in the memorial wears a German ww2 helmet and has a machine pistol in his hands any advice where this memorial is?

This memorial is called "Kleiner Partisane" auf stands in Warschau, in Poland.

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What wars if any has Ukraine been involved in?

The Berlin Wall came down in '87; upheaval (a violent change) commenced about that time in Eastern Europe (meaning NOT Germany, France, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, etc.). By 1990/91 widespread insurgencies occurred in Kosovo, Bosnia, etc. From 1945 until the Berlin Wall came down, only the H...

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Where was Queen Elizabeth II during World War 2?

For much of the war, the Queen - then Princess Elizabeth - was kept at Windsor Castle with her sister Margaret. In 1940 Princess Elizabeth then joined the ATS ( Auxiliary Territorial Service) as a mechanic.

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What did they wear during Kwanzaa?

Sometimes they wear a kanga, which is a type of shaw, can be worn on top of shirts or dresses

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Why aren't black soldiers represented at D-Day memorial events?

Given the segregated nature of American society at the time of WWII, and of the armed forces, there were significantly fewer Black sevicemen than white ones and they were often relegated to secondary roles. Black sailors could only serve as cooks and mess stewards. Although there were black army ...

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Who are the most important Jews?

My late parents, my wife, our four children and 2** grandchildren. **Flash: February 2010 . . . Make that 3 g.c. **Flash: September 2011 . . . Make that 4 g.c.

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Do kids get too many holidays?

Islam Holidays Who knows what they are? Maybe they are in a jar? And in a car?

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What day did World War 2 start?

world war 2 started in 1939 when Germany invaded Poland

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What day did world war 2 begin?

Answer It began on Sunday, 7 December 1941. Actually the Second World War began Friday September 1st 1939, when Adolf Hitler invaded Poland. America Came into the war on the 7th of December, 1941.

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What day is V-E Day and V-J Day?

V-E Day: May 8 V-J Day: September 2

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Did the Nazis and Hitler invade Finland?

Nn. Finland was an ally of Nazi Germany from 1941-44.

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How did World War 2 affect religion?

How did world war 2 affect religion

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How did World War 2 affect the environment?

Of course, all wars affect the environment with it's destructive bombs and gunshots.

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