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GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR SUBMARINE WRECK DISCOVERED WITH 23 CREWMEN STILL ONBOARD


At this stage, it is unclear whether the submarine was sunk by a mine, a British ship or a British plane... READ MORE

19th September, 2017 472

HOW TO SURVIVE A NUCLEAR BLAST


Residents are being told to put on gas masks or hold a cloth over their noses and mouths at the first sign of a chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 413

FRENCH PRIME MINISTER CONDEMNS MP'S ATTACK ON RIVAL


French prime minister condemns MP's attack on rival - Independent.ie... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 0

EX-AIDE TO ISRAELI PM ARRESTED IN SUBMARINES PROBE


Reports Ex-aide to Israeli PM arrested in submarines probe... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 0

EX-AIDE TO ISRAELI PM ARRESTED IN SUBMARINES PROBE


Reports Ex-aide to Israeli PM arrested in submarines probe... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 0

EX-AIDE TO ISRAELI PM ARRESTED IN SUBMARINES PROBE


Reports Ex-aide to Israeli PM arrested in submarines probe... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 0

HOW TO LIVE TO 100 AND BE HAPPY (BY THOSE WHO HAVE DONE IT!)


Joyce, 101, was bright and passed her 11-plus, going on to work as a clerk in the corn merchants in Norfolk during the second world war... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 2491

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 3297

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 807

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 3613

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 570

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 3742

'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

HISTORIC WORLD WAR ONE AIRCO DH9 BOMBER RESTORED TO FORMER GLORY


Janice Black is the DH9's owner and she is also a director of the Historic Aircraft Collection... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 172

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

LEO VARADKAR'S BREXIT BORDER STANCE IS 'PURE POLITICKING'


Mr Dodds said there was already an economic border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 0

CENTURY-OLD BATTLE IN BELGIUM SUMS UP HORRORS OF WORLD WAR I


History, however, has highlighted the futility of the exercise, Chielens said, pointing out that Passchendaele could not be held once it was taken... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 1

2331LUSITANIA TELEGRAPH MACHINE RECOVERED FROM SEABED


The main telegraph machine from the wreck of the Lusitania has been recovered from the seabed... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 0

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

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

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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

THE WRITER WHO DREAMED OF A WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS


Zweig began to write The World of Yesterday after leaving Austria in 1934, anticipating the Nazification of his homeland... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 10510

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

'MY FACE IS OLD BUT MY HEART IS YOUNG'


Yet that's exactly what Quaas did and more! at this month's International German Gymnastics Festival in Berlin... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 5610

A YALE HISTORIAN BELIEVES DONALD TRUMP IS BEHAVING LIKE ADOLF HITLER IN THE 1930S


Donald Trump has been compared to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin by a professor at America's distinguished Yale University... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 5341

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN WILL HAVE HIS BAR MITZVAH 100 YEARS LATE


But Kristal once again managed to survive, and moved to the Israeli port city of Haifa in 1950 with his second wife and their son... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 3499

VANDALS TRASH VICTORIAN WAR MEMORIAL ON ANZAC DAY EVE


Van Der Helm told The Age You come to accept this type of moronic behaviour... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 3389

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

CHILDREN AMONG VICTIMS OF SUSPECTED GAS ATTACK IN ALEPPO, DOCTORS SAY


Dozens of Syrian civilians were treated for suspected chlorine-gas poisoning after an alleged government attack on Aleppo's Al-Sukkari neighborhood on Tuesday, activists and local doctors said... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 2604

VIMY RIDGE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY


Philippe Huguen Pool Reuters The Canadian National Vimy Memorial was unveiled in 1936 near Arras in northern France... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 2201

JEREMY CORBYN DID BOW AT THE CENOTAPH DURING REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICE


Jeremy Corbyn Slated For Not Bowing At The Cenotaph Even Though He Did... READ MORE

9th November, 2015 2100

THOUSANDS TO GATHER IN FRANCE FOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIMY RIDGE


Members of the Canadian armed forces take part in a sunset ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on April 8, 2017 in Vimy, France... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1966

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

WRECK OF SECOND WORLD WAR BRITISH SUBMARINE FOUND OFF DENMARK


The 84-metre T-class submarine sailed from Rosyth, Fife, in order, it is thought, to attack German merchant ships supplying arms to Nazi-occupied Norway... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1697

10-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO DIED DURING AN AIR CANADA FLIGHT TO LONDON WAS CANADIAN


Global Affairs Canada is confirming that a 10-year-old girl who died Christmas Eve after falling ill aboard a transatlantic Air Canada flight was Canadian... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 1655

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

CADETS STAND GUARD AT NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL TO MARK 100 YEARS SINCE VIMY RIDGE


A cadet stands in front of the National War Memorial in Ottawa during a ceremony to recognize 100 years since the Battle of Vimy Ridge... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1566

WHAT THE REST OF THE WORLD WONDERS ABOUT AMERICA, ACCORDING TO GOOGLE


The autocorrect suggestions below, from different Google country pages around the world, show the most popular questions that people have about Americans... READ MORE

3rd December, 2015 1560

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

RAISED IN EARLY HOURS OF VIMY BATTLE, CROSS HONOURING CANADIANS RETURNS TO FRANCE


Few memorials speak of monumental loss as eloquently as the limestone twin pillars at Vimy Ridge... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 1379

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

A CENTURY LATER, CANADA STILL IDENTIFYING ITS WWI DEAD


Missing First World War soldiers comprise the bulk of the caseload for the casualty identification branch at National Defence... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 1047

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

THE RISE AND FALL OF EUROPE, IN MAPS


If Britain votes to leave the European Union, its departure from the geopolitical bloc will have seismic consequences... READ MORE

20th June, 2016 876

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S FIRST BLACK MILITIA UNIT MARKED AT WAR MUSEUM


Exhibition at Canadian War Museum marks 100th anniversary of black battalion... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 815

WERENT SYRIAS CHEMICAL WEAPONS DESTROYED? ITS COMPLICATED


When did Syrian forces first use chemical weapons, and how did the United States respond?... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 767

THE UNSETTLING TRUTH BEHIND BEAUMONT-HAMEL'S CARNAGE


At Beaumont-Hamel, the distance the Regiment's soldiers were expected to cover to reach the Germans was at least three football fields long... READ MORE

1st July, 2016 741


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