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Before the United States entered World War II, it asked American automotive companies to design a fast reconnaissance vehicle for the Army. The American Bantam company produced a prototype, but the company was too small ... More »

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World War II was won in 1945 by the main Allied powers, which consisted of the United States, Great Britain, China and the Soviet Union, that formed the primary alliance against the opposing Axis alliance. More »

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On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers, and Japanese officials signed the surrender documents on September 2, 1945, ending the war. The Japanese boarded the USS Missouri, a United States battleship, t... More »

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Soldiers in World War II primarily used fighters, bombers, transports and reconnaissance. Fighters engage other aircraft and attempt to establish air supremacy. Bombers deliver explosive or incendiary payloads to enemy t... More »

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The history of the Volkswagen Thing began in Nazi Germany during World War II, when Volkswagen manufactured the Kubelwagen as a military utility vehicle, similar to the Jeep. In 1973, VW introduced the Thing, styled like... More »

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Buy a World War II jeep by browsing the inventory of third-party dealers such as WarJeeps.com or Vintage Military Vehicles. You can also find World War II-era jeeps and parts for sale from private parties on eBay. More »

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The Big Four nations in World War I were the United States, Great Britain, Italy and France. After these nations and their allies won the war, their leaders met in France to determine the terms of the victory. More »

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