Destroyed village of San Pietro Infine, Italy, on the Allies' road to Rome. Captured by 36th Infantry Division, 1944.

Legislation would designate Wilmington as first 'American World War II City'

U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, R-N.C., has introduced legislation that would designate Wilmington as the country’s first “American World War II City.”CLICK FOR MORE

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Hitler's Eagles Nest, Obersalzburg, Germany. 2008
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