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World War II

A major global military conflict involving most countries in the world which began in 1939 and ended in 1945. With about 70 million in fatalities, World War II is the most widespread and deadliest conflict in human history. The war was marked by significant events that saw unprecedented mass killing of civilians including the Holocaust, the Nanjing Massacre and the only use of nuclear weapons in warfare.

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Military; World War II

SM U-103 was an Imperial Germany Navy Type Mittel U U-boat of the First World War. U-103 was built on AG Weser in Bremen, launched on 9 June 1917 and commissioned 15 July 1917. She completed 5 tours ...


Military; World War II

German submarine U-875 was a German Type IXC/40 U-boat of the Kriegsmarine, built for service during the Second World War. An extremely short-lived boat, U-844 served just ten days on her only patrol ...


Military; World War II

SM U-86 was a Type Mittel U style submarine manufactured in the Germaniawerft shipyard in Kiel for the German Empire during the first world war.


Military; World War II

Type VII U-boats were the most common type of German World War II U-boat. The Type VII was based on earlier German submarine designs going back to the World War I Type UB III, designed through the ...


Military; World War II

Another term for confinement. It's the forced relocation of a specific group of individuals, usually based on ethnicities, to a detention centre or facility. Internment is sometime used in wartime to ...

Adolph Hitler

Military; World War II

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, commonly referred to as the Nazi Party. He was ...

Eagle's Nest

Military; World War II

Name given to Hitler's mountain-top home at Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps. Called Kehlsteinhaus in German, it's a chalet-style house that serves as an extension of the Obersalzberg complex ...

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