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New Orleans, Louisiana--National World War II Museum

Discover National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana: Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.

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Jerpoint Abbey

Discover Jerpoint Abbey in Ireland: This ancient Irish religious site is covered in ancient carvings, many of which have barely aged.

Military history fans certainly knows the Anzac, short for “Australian and New Zealand Army Corps”, these troops from Oceania, who fought in the First World War. Gallipoli, Canakkale Dardanelles

Gallipoli: Military history fans certainly knows the Anzac, short for “Australian and New Zealand Army Corps”, these troops from Oceania, who fought in the First World War.

Artificially coloured, this relatively unknown picture gives a good impression of the scale of 71000 ton, 18 in Japanese super-battleship Yamato - together with her sister Musashi, the largest such vessels ever built by a significant margin.  Musashi was sunk in October 1944 and Yamato in April 1945, both by sustained air attack.

71000 ton, 18 in Japanese super-battleship Yamato - together with her sister Musashi, the largest such vessels ever built Musashi was sunk in October 1944 and Yamato in April both by sustained air attack.

Long Slumber: Present-day wreck of USS Yorktown as rendered by National Geographic.

The almost perfectly preserved USS Yorktown ship wreck more than three miles down.

French cruiser sub Surcouf. Lost under mysterious circumstances, believed rammed by US freighter in 1942. Guns are 8 inch.

French cruiser sub Surcouf. Lost under mysterious circumstances, believed rammed by US freighter in 1942 or bombed by misleaded US Aircrafts. Guns are 8 inch.

The Japanese army performed medical experimentations on humans during the early and mid-20th century. In 1935, Japan established Unit 731, a biological and chemical warfare research and development group that operated medical experimentation on humans. As a result, at least 3,000  Chinese, Russians, Mongolians and Koreans died from the experiments between 1939 and 1945. (Photo from Unit 731).

Unit 731 was a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook lethal human experimentation during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II.- the commander Shiro Ishii

The History of the "Big E" during WWII. The USS Enterprise, CV-6.

The most decorated ship of the Second World War, Enterprise changed the very course of a war she seemed to have been expressly created for.

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