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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima: Here’s the story behind that iconic World War II photo

On Feb. 23, 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima (Feb. 19 to March 26), six Marines planted the U.S. flag at the summit of Mount Suribachi. The scene was photographed by journalist Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press and his image soon became famous around the world. What many people do not know is […]

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New Research Shows Gulf War Illness Not Caused by Depleted Uranium From Munitions

Inhalation of depleted uranium from exploding munitions did not lead to Gulf War illness (GWI) in veterans deployed in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, a new study co-authored by a leading researcher of the disease at UT Southwestern suggests. The findings, published today in Scientific Reports, help eliminate a long-suspected cause of GWI that has attracted […]

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Read a free issue of History of War magazine

From the brutal clashes of medieval England, to the grueling campaigns in the U.S. Civil war, History of War magazine takes you through the stories, strategies, heroes and machines of armed conflict through the ages. Each issue covers some of the most astounding and inspiring stories from battlefields across the centuries, including powerful interviews with war veterans […]

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