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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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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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World War II was won by the Allies, which consisted of the United States, Britain, Australia, France, China, the Soviet Union and Canada. There were other countries involved in the defeat of the Axis alliance, however, 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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Among the laws passed in the United States during World War I were the War Revenue Act, the Sedition Act and the Espionage Act. These laws restricted freedom of speech and authorized the government to mulct more money fr... More »

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