Tag Archives: World War II

Defense Secretary Ash Carter leaves a wreath at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial during a trip to Germany. DoD photo by Kevin O'Brien

There are many worldwide tributes to the victims of the Holocaust, but one of the most unique is in the heart of Berlin, where Hitler’s Nazi regime once reigned.
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May 8, 1945, marked the toppling of Hitler’s Nazi regime and the end of World War II on the Western front. It’s a day the world should never forget.
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The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious award bestowed upon servicemen and women for personal acts of valor.  Get to know a few of those decorated veterans here.

The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious award given to service members. Get to know a few of the recipients here.
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9/11 is a date that will forever be etched in American history as a day our entire society was irrevocably changed. For better or worse, we’ll never be the same.
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National POW/MIA Recognition Day observances are held annually on the third Friday of September by military installations around the world.
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