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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.

 

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Independence Day Celebration on the National Mall

National Mall and Memorial Parks annually hosts more than twenty five million visitors from all around the world.