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I learned some interesting facts  from OMG Facts about World War II I wanted to share with you.

Did you know these facts about World War II?

  1. During WWII, General Eisenhower ordered every citizen of Gotha, Germany to tour a concentration camp. After seeing the camp, the mayor hanged himself.
  2. During WWII the Japanese developed a torpedo with a cockpit.
  3. When the Emperor told his people that Japan was surrendering in WWII, almost no one understood his Classical Japanese dialect!
  4. When Germany surrendered after WWII, people in Russia celebrated long enough that they ran out of Vodka!
  5. A British soldier fought in WW II with a longbow, bagpipes, and a broadsword!
  6. A fake neighborhood was built in Seattle during WWII!
  7. Scientists considered bombing Japanese volcanoes in World War II to trigger eruptions.
  8. During WWII, the United States tried to train BATS to drop bombs in mid-flight.
  9. The narrow pass from 300 was used by British armies in WWII to defend against Nazis!
  10. A Japanese soldier refused to surrender to U.S. forces after WWII. Instead, he hid in Guam for 27 years.
  11. The U.S. printed special money for Hawaii during World War II.
  12. A World War II aviator was found frozen in a glacier in 2005.
  13. A Doctor saved thousands of Jews by making up an epidemic!
  14. Allied forces dropped dummies to trick German armies!

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