World War II Facts

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Looking for amazing facts and informations about World War II? Below you can discover three curiosities that are real, even if they are weird or funny, so please make sure to vote what you think is interesting!

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The British government coined the slogan, “Keep Calm and Carry on” during World War 2 in order to motivate citizens to stay strong.
In World War II, Germany tried to collapse the British economy by dropping millions of counterfeit bills over London.
The Philippines was the first country in Southeast Asia to gain independence after World War II, in 1945.

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In 2009, a team of researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of agriculture announced that they’d successfully mapped the bovine genome. The results? Cattle have about 22,000 genes, and a whopping 80% of those are shared with humans. (Another 10% are shared with dogs and rodents.)