Many of the Japanese Americans incarcerated at Tule Lake had been farmers before the war. At camp, they were employed as field workers, often for $12 a month. Here, incarcerees work in a carrot field. Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project via The National Archives hide caption

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Residents leave their houses in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Sunday as part of a mandatory evacuation. It preceded an operation to defuse a World War II bomb discovered there. Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Wednesday, a police officer looks into the hole where an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during work on a gas station's underground tanks. The city plans a massive evacuation Sunday to defuse and remove the bomb. Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sweet potato consumption in the United States nearly doubled in just 15 years. U.S. Department Of Agriculture hide caption

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Ignacio Nicolas Campillo, director of a hops production facility in northern Spain, peels apart the flower of the hops plant, to reveal yellow powder inside. The powder is used to make beer. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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No Bitterness Here: Craft Beer Boom Boosts Spain's Hops Growers

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Diver Sammy Lee, the first American to win gold medals in platform diving in consecutive Olympic games, was also among the country's earliest "cultural ambassadors." Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Lehner, a Pearl Harbor veteran, attends an honor flight trip in 2010. Glen Moberg/WPR hide caption

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Pearl Harbor Survivor Recounts Sinking Of Japanese Sub Before Aerial Attack

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North Platte Canteen officers pose for a publicity photo, including (left to right) Helen Christ, Mayme Wyman, Jessie Hutchens, Edna Neid, and Opal Smith. Courtesy of the Lincoln County Historical Society hide caption

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Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was a high school senior when she entered the Manzanar internment camp. Now 92, she points to the place in Manzanar, near Death Valley in California, where she lived. Lauren Migaki/NPR hide caption

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At 92, A Japanese-American Reflects On The Lessons Of Internment Camps

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Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The history of the attack is clear, yet the conspiracy theory that President Franklin D. Roosevelt allowed the attack to take place to draw America into the war never dies. Express/Getty Images hide caption

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No, FDR Did Not Know The Japanese Were Going To Bomb Pearl Harbor

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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard carries the remains of World War II pilot Elaine Harmon during services on Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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LISTEN: Susan Stamberg on Female WWII Pilots, The Original Fly Girls

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Those who were helped by Portugal's consul general, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, during World War II assemble outside the former Portuguese consulate in Bordeaux. Sousa Mendes issued 10,000 visas to Jews including Stephen Rozenfeld (center front, in blue), George Helft (center front, in white) and Lissy Jarvik (third from right), before being recalled and dismissed from the diplomatic service. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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'Portugal's Schindler' Is Remembered, Decades After His Lifesaving Deeds

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Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown poses during the publicity tour for the 2012 movie, Red Tails. The film was based on their experiences during World War II. Carlo Allegri/AP hide caption

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Remembering Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown, Educator And Civil Rights Trailblazer

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A typical CARE package. "My mother, I am so thankful, had a fantastic imagination for how to make things with limited ingredients," recalls Renate Senter, 77. Her family first received one of the parcels in 1946 while living in West Germany, after fleeing Poland. Courtesy of CARE hide caption

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U.S. service members raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi in Iwo Jima, Japan, on Feb. 23, 1945. The Marine Corps is investigating whether some of the men in the photo have been misidentified. Joe Rosenthal/AP hide caption

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During World War II, Potato Pete, a dapper cartoon spud with a jaunty cap and spats, instructed U.K. consumers on the humble tuber's many uses – not just in standards like scalloped potatoes and savory pies but also in more surprising options, like potato scones and waffles. Imperial War Museums (Art.IWM PST 6080) hide caption

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Adolf Hitler gives the Nazi salute in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1935. Author Peter Ross Range says that Hitler's time in prison in 1924 helped pave the way for his rise to power. AP hide caption

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The Failed Coup That Led To Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'

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Relatives of Korean women forced into Japanese-run brothels during World War II demonstrate outside the foreign ministry in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday. The two countries announced a deal that included an apology from the Japanese prime minister and a fund to support the 46 surviving Korean women. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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A young woman holds a placard protesting against controversial military reform bills outside Japan's parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday. Lawmakers passed two measures to expand the role of Japan's military for the first time since World War II. Franck Robichon/EPA/Landov hide caption

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