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“Hit Hard, Hit Fast, Hit Often”: The Story Of Chesty Puller, History’s Most Decorated Marine
Chesty Puller has received the most medals out of any marine, and he earned every one of them.
This Week In History News, June 10 – 16
True origins of bubonic plague revealed, claims of Stanford Prison Experiment fraud made public, WWII cash hoard uncovered.
He Survived The Titanic – Then Helped Others Survive Dunkirk
Charles Lightoller never expected to survive the sinking of the Titanic, let alone World War I and World War II.
From Sunken Tanks To Human Remains, Truk Lagoon Is WWII’s Most Haunting Undersea Graveyard
From shipwrecks to sunken tanks to human remains, Truk Lagoon is among the biggest and eeriest underwater graveyards on Earth.
His Name Was Popov, Dusko Popov – And He’s The Man Who Inspired 007
Though many spies have been named as the inspiration for James Bond, Dusko Popov actually knew Sir Ian Flemming and gambled with him in between his international espionage escapades.
They Relegated Him To The Kitchen — Then Doris Miller Became A Hero At Pearl Harbor
Some historians say Doris Miller's actions became the catalyst for the Civil Rights movement.
33 D-Day Photos That Capture The Heroism And Triumph Of The Allied Invasion
On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 troops converged on a single stretch of coast to pull off the D-Day invasion, one of the boldest wartime operations in modern history.
From Theodor Geisel To Dr. Seuss, The Forgotten History Of Everyone’s Favorite Children’s Author
While we know Dr. Seuss best for his tongue twisters and whimsical characters, the famed children's author actually got his start by drawing some rather controversial ads.
The Origins Of Evil: This Is The Woman Who Gave Birth To Hitler
Klara Hitler doted on her only son. When she died, the loss became more than he could bear.
He Raised The Flag At Iwo Jima – But His Story Ended In Tragedy
Ira Hayes was the first Marine paratrooper from the Pima tribe who became a hero for his bravery during the Battle of Iwo Jima, but the scars of war were simply too deep for him to overcome.