From the Nazis stealing the Harvard fight song to a 12 year old soldier who won a purple heart here are 25 interesting things you didn’t know about World War II.
20. In 1935, British engineer Robert Watson-Watt was working on a “death ray” that would destroy enemy aircraft using radio waves. His “death ray” instead evolved into radarâ€”or “radio detection and ranging.
15. In 1941, a private earned $21 a month. In 1942, a private earned $50 a month.
10. The Nazis killed millions of Poles. But they thought that some Polish babies and children looked German and kidnapped about 50,000 of them to be adopted by German parents
5. If it became necessary to drop a third atom bomb on Japan, the city that would have been the target was Tokyo
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