SGT Leigh Ann Hester: Hester enlisted in the U. Army in April & is the first female Army soldier to receive the Silver Star for exceptional valor since World War II. She repelled at least 30 insurgents when her convoy was ambushed.
On a crowded railway platform, two soldiers hoist a woman on their shoulders so she can kiss her sweetheart goodbye. Or perhaps she was the man's sister, saying a last goodbye as he was shipped off to the Second World War.
Medics tend to the wounded in the Ardennes, at the Battle of the Bulge: Jan. Victory for the allied forces came at a heavy price: Nearly Americans were killed and tens of thousands more were wounded, missing, or captured.
World War II Leaders Trading Cards Project This is a fun and interactive project to get your students to learn about the important leaders of World War II. Students will be assigned 3 out of 12 leaders of WWII and create trading cards with .