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OVER 6,000 OFFER PRAYERS AT TOKYO EVENT HELD ON 72ND ANNIVERSARY OF JAPAN'S WORLD WAR II SURRENDER


In their respective speeches, Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered messages that were almost identical to those given in last year's ceremony... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1009

GUAM LOCALS 'RELIVING WORLD WAR II' AMID MILITARY CRISIS


North Korea Guam locals say they are 'reliving World War II' amid escalating military crisis... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 315

JAPAN'S ABE SENDS RITUAL OFFERING TO NOTORIOUS YASUKUNI SHRINE


Yasukuni Shrine honors 14 Class-A convicted war criminals among 2.5 million Japanese war dead from World War II and is regarded as a symbol of past Japanese militarism... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0

AFTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VIOLENCE, WORLD WAR II ANTI-FASCIST PROPAGANDA VIDEO FINDS A NEW AUDIENCE


Some found an answer in a nearly 75-year-old anti-fascist propaganda film... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 2704

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, DIES AT 113


Kristal survived World War II weighing only 37 kilograms about 81 pounds the only survivor of his large family... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 784

AUSCHWITZ SURVIVOR WHO WAS WORLD'S OLDEST MAN DIES AT 113


Kristal was orphaned shortly after the first world war and moved to Lodz to work in the family confectionery business in 1920... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3371

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN, HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR ISRAEL KRISTAL, DIES AT 113


Kristal survived World War II weighing only 37 kilograms about 81 pounds -- the only survivor of his large family... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 537

ISRAELI HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND WORLD'S OLDEST MAN DIES AT AGE 113


Israeli Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest man, died Friday at the age of 113, Israeli... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 8

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN, AN ISRAELI HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, DIES AT 113


Israeli Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest man, died on Friday aged 113, Israeli media reported... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 3674

'DUNKIRK' AND THE WEST'S MYOPIA ABOUT WORLD WAR II


Perhaps the most fervent backlash against Dunkirk has come from Indian media, where critics justifiably complain about Hollywood's whitewashing of World War II... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 7792

MILES OF FORGOTTEN FIRST WORLD WAR TRENCHES UNEARTHED IN ENGLAND


Other first world war lines included the Maidstone-Swale line in Kent and the London defence ring across Essex, Kent and Surrey... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 2504

WAS DROPPING TWO ATOMIC BOMBS ON JAPAN THE RIGHT DECISION?


No sitting president had ever visited this city, destroyed by an atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945, in one of the final moves of World War II... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 645

A BRIDGE TOO FAR FROM EUROPE'S PAST CONFLICTS TO PRESENT TROUBLES?


O Zoe Williams has written an opinion piece too far in claiming Dunkirk for the anti-Brexit cause... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 30

CEREMONY IN BELGIUM MARKS 100 YEARS SINCE ONE OF FIRST WORLD WAR'S DEADLIEST OFFENSIVES


Monday's commemoration centres on the Tyne Cot cemetery near Ypres in Belgium, the largest Commonwealth burial ground in the world with 11,971 servicemen buried or remembered there... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 176

DIVERS RETRIEVE WORLD WAR II 'BOUNCING BOMBS' FROM SCOTTISH LOCH


The spherical Highball devices, developed by British war-time Dambuster engineer Barnes Wallis, are similar to the bombs used to destroy German dams during the war... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 0

FRENCH PAYMENTS GROUP WORLDLINE TO BUY DIGITAL RIVER WORLD PAYMENTS


This month, U.S. credit card processor Vantiv agreed to buy Britain's Worldpay for 7.7 billion pounds 10 billion, in a move expected to trigger further deals... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 377

BASTILLE DAY: PARIS SECURITY TIGHTENED BEFORE ANNUAL PARADE


Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron were expected at the parade's main viewing stand... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 23

THE 'WONDER WOMAN' GUIDE TO AVOIDING WAR WITH CHINA


Indeed, since World War II, there have been zero wars between great powers -- a remarkable anomaly in recorded history... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 744

MACRON, TRUMP AGREE TO WORK TOGETHER IF NEW SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


The French leader has said that Paris could launch unilateral air strikes against targets in Syria if a new chemical attack took place... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 71

SECRET TUNNELS WERE HIDDEN BENEATH LONDON SINCE WWI SOON YOU CAN VISIT THEM


During World War II, the mail rail slowed down when its stations were used as dormitories for troops... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2189

DAVID FROMKIN PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR ON MIDEAST DIES AT 84


Professor Fromkin advocated other constraints on American military intervention overseas... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 423

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TRUMP'S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER SAYS HE'S READY TO FIGHT ANOTHER WORLD WAR


Michael T. Flynn, the retired Army three-star general who is set to become White House national security adviser after President-elect Trump takes the oath of office... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 35955

AFGHANISTAN STRIKE MAY BOOST TRUMP, SEND MESSAGE TO NORTH KOREA


Analysis Afghanistan strike may boost Trump, send message to North Korea... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 20359

IS THIS THE START OF WORLD WAR III? THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE ARE WORRIED ABOUT


World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939, leading to Britain and France to declare war on Germany days later... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 15500

WE'VE LOST MORE THAN HALF THE WORLD'S WILDLIFE SINCE 1970


Evidence in this years Living Planet Report supports this, said Marco Lambertini,A WWF director general... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 13355

HUMANITARIAN CRISIS EVOKES EUROPES DARKEST HOUR


In Europe, we benefited from humanitarian assistance and the acceptance of refugees after the disaster that was World War II, Mr. Roth said... READ MORE

4th September, 2015 12691

JAPAN'S LEADER TO VISIT PEARL HARBOR FOR FIRST TIME


Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor led the U.S. to enter World War II... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 12092

AS TENSIONS MOUNT OVER SYRIA AND NORTH KOREA, WORLD WAR III AGAIN A U.S. FEAR


World War III again a U.S. fear as tensions mount over Syria and North Korea,... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 8956

VOTING IS A GIFT FROM OUR FOUNDERS


As an American, of course I go with the larger figure, so when asked about my service, I say I flew 52 missions in World War II... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 8412

HOW GERMANY'S ELECTORAL COLLEGE WAS SET UP TO PREVENT ANOTHER HITLER


The comparison between the United States and Germany is imperfect, of course The German president's powers were largely curtailed following World War II... READ MORE

19th December, 2016 8122

'NO ONE ESCAPED': POLAND ACCUSES 98-YEAR-OLD MINNESOTA MAN OF ORDERING A NAZI MASSACRE


Poland announced Monday that it will seek the arrest and extradition of Michael Karkoc, a 98-year-old U.S. citizen who suffers from Alzheimer's disease... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 7212

BATTLEFIELD LANDSCAPES FROM FIRST WORLD WAR 100 YEARS ON


Above, the landscape of the Newfoundland Memorial Park, in Beaumont Hamel, with trenches, shell crater and wire pickets... READ MORE

11th November, 2014 5105

TOWER POPPY DISPLAY TO GO ON TOUR


The Royal British Legion has said it hopes the sale of the poppies, after the installation has been dismantled, will raise in excess of 15m... READ MORE

9th November, 2014 4022

GERMAN CONSERVATIVES ARE DESTROYING EUROPE WITH AUSTERITY, SAYS ECONOMIST THOMAS PIKETTY


German conservatives are destroying europe with austerity says economist thomas piketty... READ MORE

6th July, 2015 3566

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN FINALLY CELEBRATES BAR MITZVAH AGED 113


Israel Kristal, a Holocaust survivor, had missed his bar mitzvah in Poland 100 years ago because of the first world war... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 3148

9 ICONIC QUOTES FROM PEARL HARBOR, WORLD WAR II


The day after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of Congress... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 2765

AUSTRIA NOW SAYS OVER 70 BODIES THOUGHT TO BE MIGRANTS WERE IN TRUCK


The Austrian daily newspaper Kronen Zeitung said that 71 bodies were recovered from the truck... READ MORE

28th August, 2015 2379

EUROPE'S CURRENT ANTI-MIGRANT RHETORIC CARRIES ECHOES OF 1930S ANTI-SEMITISM


Even during World War II, let alone before it started, antisemitism was rife in American political and public life... READ MORE

2nd September, 2015 2125

DIGITAL MOSAIC OF FALLEN WW1 PRIVATE


Artist, Helen Marshall, 43, said she looked through hundreds of World War One images before choosing Pte Beaney... READ MORE

7th November, 2014 1984

ENGINEERS STUMBLE ON WWI GERMAN SUBMARINE SUNK BY 'SEA MONSTER'


- Captain Krech, German U-Boat captain When questioned about why his submarine was floating on the surface, the ship's Captain Krech told a wild tale... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 1940

THE FIRST WORLD WAR HELPED SHAPE MODERN AMERICA. WHY IS IT SO FORGOTTEN?


On 6 April 1917, America declared war on Germany and charged into the first world war... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1874

WOODROW WILSON MADE DEMOCRACY UNSAFE FOR THE WORLD


This week is the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's speech to Congress seeking a declaration of war against Germany... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 1630

70 YEARS LATER HOW WORLD WAR II CHANGED AMERICA


Even as World War II was ending 70 years ago, Americans already knew it had transformed their country... READ MORE

18th July, 2015 1627

EMIRATES TO LET TRAVELERS KEEP LAPTOPS, TABLETS UNTIL BOARDING


We are closely monitoring the business impact of this new security measure, and we will decide on our strategies and interventions accordingly... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 1537

FOREST OUTSIDE NAZI DEATH CAMP YIELDS DISTURBING FIND


During World War II, the Nazis were known to adjust Stutthof's size depending on their needs... READ MORE

21st October, 2015 1411

INSIDE THE INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT: WAR, PROPAGANDA, CLINTON & TRUMP


This is to maintain the dominance of the United States and to subjugate Russia, and, if possible, China... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 1387

NAZI MEMORABILIA, WORLD WAR II-ERA TANK FOR SALE AT MASSIVE COWRA MUSEUM AUCTION


Working WWII-era tank, Nazi memorabilia up for grabs at museum auction... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 1333

CANADIAN MEMORIES OF FIRST WORLD WAR'S FORGOTTEN CHRISTMAS TRUCES


The Christmas truce occupies a special place in First World War history... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 1136

THIS HEIRESS RISKED HER LIFE TO DRIVE CARS IN WORLD WAR I


One such woman was a lumber heiress from Minnesota named Alice O'Brien, who spent the better part of 1918 in the French war zone... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 920

RUSSIA DISPLAYS INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILES IN PARADE MARKING NAZI SURRENDER


Russia has sought to show off its military might during a Victory Day parade in Moscow... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 894

'WE CAN DO IT!' HUNDREDS DRESS UP AS WWII ICON ROSIE THE RIVETER


They'd just tentatively broken the Guinness World Record for most Rosies in one place since WWII... READ MORE

16th August, 2015 863


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