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How the Yalta Conference Shaped the World

By Joshua L. Wick, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division For eight days in the beginning of February 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin convened one of the most secretive meetings of modern times. The decisions that came …

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Celebrating the Birth of the Nuclear Navy

From Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program will host a ceremony Jan. 9 at Naval Reactors’ Washington Navy Yard headquarters celebrating one of the first major milestones of the Navy’s nuclear propulsion program. Adm. John M. Richardson, joined by …

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