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National Geographic Magazine
June 2020
The Last Voices of World War II
by National Geographic
Some were heroes. Some were victims. Others fought for the fascists who sought to dominate the planet. Their remembrances are as poignant as ever.
Photograph by Robert Clark

75 years after the end of history’s deadliest war, survivors on all sides share their stories.

Their numbers are dwindling, their ages advancing – but their stories are still amongst the most powerful that can be heard first hand. In this special report, National Geographic records the testimony of survivors from all perspectives of the conflict: from British codebreakers to German infantrymen, Holocaust survivors, Japanese soldiers and American Marines. Also in this edition of National Geographic:

Access online articles and photo essays relating to this issue and to World War 2 here.

Also in this edition of National Geographic:

Quarantine Emperor penguinsWoman politicians rising Skateboarding


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The sound of speed | Denmark | Hiroshima | Penguins | Women leaders | Skateboarding 
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