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Ranger Journal

About This Blog

Explore the history, culture, science, nature, architecture, and stories that link the iconic spaces in the National Mall and Memorial Parks to our nation and its people. The articles collected here are produced by NPS staff at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

The Nine Lives of a Soviet Tank Commander: Vasily Bryukhov's Service During World War Two

December 29, 2013 Posted by: Michael A. Balis

A Soviet tank soldier's remarkable experience fighting the Nazis in World War II helped the Allies win the war.

 

A People at War: The Soviet Soldier in World War II

June 08, 2012 Posted by: Michael Balis, Park Ranger

The World War II Memorial honors allies who helped us defeat the Axis nations.

 

Did You Know?

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Annually visited by millions, the Lincoln Memorial is the most-visited memorial in the National Mall and Memorial Parks.