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World War II: Breaking the Code

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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    The Enigma machine was a German-designed encryption device used largely by the Axis side during World War II.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    The August 6, 1945, U.S. bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, which was the first use of the atomic bomb, helped bring an end to World War II.
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    Pearl Harbor, Attack on
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    Small boat rescues a seaman from the 31,800 ton USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    Beginning in April 1942, Americans were issued ration coupons to be used to purchase clothing, food, and other scarce commodities.
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    Rationing: child with war rationing book
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    Eager schoolboy gets his first experience in using War Ration Book Two in February 1943.
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    Stalingrad, Battle of: Soviet snipers
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations | Time Period: The World at War, 1914-1945
    Soviet snipers looking for German targets during the Battle of Stalingrad.
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    World War II: back cover  of a war ration book
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations
    Back cover of war ration book, issued by the U.S. government during World War II.
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    World War II: front cover of a war ration book
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations
    Front cover of war ration book, issued by the U.S. government during World War II.
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    World War II: ration book stamps
    Resource Type: Photos & Illustrations
    Page of stamps in a war ration book, issued by the U.S. government during World War II.

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