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Posts tagged ‘WWII’

The Greatest Forgery in the World

    Even experts sometimes have a hard time telling genuine 1940’s Bank of England notes from the counterfeits produced during Germany’s legendary “Operation Bernhard.” The…

WWII Impact on Fashion

From Victory Gardens to gasoline rationing, a lot of sacrifices were made on America’s “home front” during World War II. It may surprise you to know…

The 1943 Steel Cent

On December 7, 1941, with the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was launched into WWII.  As the war intensified, more resources were required to keep our…

Photo by Petar Milošević.

That’s All She Wrote

  “That’s all she wrote” is an American phrase used to say that there is nothing else to say about a subject. And where did it…

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