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Happy Birthday, Smokey Bear!

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign, making it the longest-running public service advertising campaign in …

Toys in Wartime

In December 1941, the attack on Pearl Harbor pulled the U.S. into World War II and brought the need for sacrifice to …

Li’l Abner Saves a City

For many people, the term civil defense evokes memories of backyard bomb shelters and schoolchildren crouched under their desks during the “duck …

Codename: Operation Neptune

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the pivotal invasion at Normandy, widely known as D-Day, which took place on June 6, 1944. …