10 things Americans should know about World War II

The first thing to know about World War II is that it was a big war, a war that lasted 2,174 days and claimed an average of 27,600 lives every day, or 1,150 an hour, or 19 a minute, or one death every three seconds. One, two, three, snap. One, two, three, snap.

In an effort to get our arms around this greatest calamity in human history, let's examine 10 things every American ought to know about the role of the U.S. Army in WWII. Full Story »

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by Kenneth Sibbett - May. 25, 2009

They say you learn something everyday. This must be my something. I had no idea that our military was in such a shambles before WW11.

While the conservatives come out with these feel-good, do no good slogans like the Patriot Act, they should read this article and find out what real patriotism is all about.

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