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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Japan's Emperor Akihito delivers his remarks with Empress Michiko during a memorial service at Nippon Budokan martial arts hall in Tokyo, on Saturday. His expression of "deep remorse" for Japan's wartime past is seen as an unprecedented apology. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows after delivering an address marking the 70th anniversary of World War II's end for his country. Abe noted Japan's continued grief over the war, but he also said future generations shouldn't be compelled to apologize for the war. Toru Hanai/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Military bomb disposal experts examine an unexploded German bomb from World War II in East London. Hundreds of residents were moved out for their safety. Sgt. Ross Tilly/Ministry of Defence hide caption

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In London, A Bomb In The Basement Stirs Memories Of The Blitz

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Children offer prayers Thursday after releasing paper lanterns to the Motoyasu River, where tens of thousands of atomic bombing victims died, with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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The USS Indianapolis (CA-35), pictured off the Mare Island Navy Yard, Calif., in July 1945. U.S. Navy/National Archives via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Cost Of War: Veterans Remember USS Indianapolis, Shark Attacks

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James Murphy, World War II veteran and prisoner of war, was photographed at his home in Santa Maria, Calif., on Thursday. Murphy received an apology from a senior Mitsubishi executive for being forced to work in the company's mines during the war. Michael A. Mariant/AP hide caption

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Henri Matisse's Seated Woman was found in an apartment in Munich. Wolf Heider-Sawall/Courtesy of Art Recovery Group hide caption

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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home

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