A B-25B used in the Doolittle Raid photographed on April 18, 1942.
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It’s the fall of 1946. The war has ended, a new home will cost you less than $3,000, Frank Sinatra just released his first album, and Tupperware containers are coming to a department store near you. Yes, the American Dream is in full swing. From Dior dresses to Dr. Spock’s baby advice, here’s a glimpse at American lives 65 years ago today.
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Like so many of our people, we have now had a personal experience of German barbarity which only strengthens the resolution of all of us to fight through to final victory.
— King George VI, September 1940
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Attacks on cities are strategically justified in so far as they tend to shorten the war and so preserve the lives of allied soldiers.
— Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris, the man who approved the RAF use of area bombing on German populace during the Second World War, March 1945.
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