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20th Century History

The history of the 20th century is marked by innovation as well as stories of tragedy and resilience. In this collection, explore places and events of our recent past that have significantly shaped the world we know today. Historic sites in this collection, such as Normandy American Cemetery, shed light on the casualties of unprecedented global warfare. Sites such as Stonewall National Monument and Antarctic Expedition Huts provide a window into monumental milestones in ongoing struggles for civil rights and stories of perseverance.