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Japan must do more for WWII 'comfort women': UN experts
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:41:00 +0200
Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tok
© The Korea Herald
Tombstone in Switzerland for Polish diplomat who helped Jews in WWII
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0200
A new tombstone will be placed at a Swiss cemetery for a Polish diplomat who helped Jews during World War II, a news agency reported on Friday.
© The News
New tombstone in Switzerland for Polish diplomat who helped Jews in WWII
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0200
A new tombstone will be placed at a Swiss cemetery for a Polish diplomat who helped Jews during World War II, a news agency reported on Friday.
© The News
Wreck of only U.S. ship sunk in battle in America during WWII is found off Alaska
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:32:16 +0200
Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the ...
© Japan Times
WWII POWs, killed in attack on Japanese ship and buried as unknowns, will get memorial marker in Hawaii
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:31:57 +0200
U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Daniel Crowley endured more than three years of slave labor while being held prisoner by Japan during World War II.This ...
© Japan Times
Yokohama kin to receive fallen soldier’s second WWII ‘good luck flag’ after getting first one in 2016
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:26:50 +0200
Relatives of fallen Japanese soldier Masamoto Abe will receive his second Yosegaki Hinomaru — a “good luck flag” signed by friends and family that Japanese ...
© Japan Times
Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck off Alaska: ‘So many’ to rescue
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:18:23 +0200
Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the ...
© Japan Times
China marks Japan’s WWII surrender
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:01:00 +0200
A PEACE assembly was held in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, yesterday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II. Representatives from countries, including
© Shanghai Daily
Japanese remember the fallen and pray for a peaceful future on WWII anniversary
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:15:46 +0200
On the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Wednesday, people across the nation remembered the country’s past and expressed hopes that ...
© Japan Times
Abe forgoes Yasukuni visit on anniversary of WWII surrender, sends ritual donation instead
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:33:24 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe skipped a visit to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday, the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II in ...
© Japan Times
Emperor repeats phrase ‘deep remorse’ in WWII anniversary speech; Abe vows to stay course of peace
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:36:35 +0200
In his last appearance in the annual ceremony commemorating the end of Word War II in 1945, Emperor Akihito on Wednesday repeated his “deep remorse” ...
© Japan Times
Abe sends ritual donation to Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine on WWII surrender anniversary
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:52:04 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual donation to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday as Japan marked the anniversary of its surrender in World ...
© Japan Times
2,000 people evacuated as three WWII bombs are removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:56:34 +0200
More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation ...
© Japan Times
Polish WWII airman to be buried near Chicago
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0200
A Polish WWII airman who took part in the historic Battle of Britain as part of a legendary Polish squadron of the British Royal Air Force is to be buried in the US on Friday.
© The News
Residents evacuated as WWII bomb found in Polish river
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:54:00 +0200
Hundreds of residents were evacuated as a massive World War II bomb was removed on Thursday from a river in south-western Poland.
© The News

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Intended recipient of WWII-era love letters found
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:27:00 +0200
Relatives of Dorothy Bartos Carlberg say she is the intended recipient of love letters written by a sailor during World War II and have stepped forward to claim the long-lost correspondence. 
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Intended recipient of WWII-era love letters found
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:27:00 +0200
Relatives of Dorothy Bartos Carlberg say she is the intended recipient of love letters written by a sailor during World War II and have stepped forward to claim the long-lost correspondence. 
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WWII reenactor shot by live ammo during battle at Texas park
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:46:14 +0100
A suburban Dallas man “fighting” on the German side of a World War II reenactment at a Texas park Saturday was shot with a live round.
© NY Daily News
WWII vet fighting NYCHA for his home
Fri, 02 May 2014 00:44:11 +0200
Ralph Calinda saw his share of bullet holes during his combat experience in World War II, so he doesn’t need to see any more at home.
© NY Daily News
Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:00:00 +0100
John Wrana had to die.
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Lost WWII love letters delivered to intended recipient
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:52:00 +0200
After almost 70 years, the letters written by a World War II sailor made the final leg of a mysterious journey Wednesday when they were turned over to Dorothy Bartos Carlberg, their intended recipient.
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Lost WWII love letters delivered to intended recipient
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:52:00 +0200
After almost 70 years, the letters written by a World War II sailor made the final leg of a mysterious journey Wednesday when they were turned over to Dorothy Bartos Carlberg, their intended recipient.
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‘WWIII if the Right is purged’
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:00:00 +0100
Conservatives warn of ‘World War III’ if Liberals’ moderate faction isn’t stopped from trying to topple sitting MPs.
© The Australian
Last of 7 brothers to serve in WWII dies before highway naming dedication
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:48:00 +0200
The lone surviving sibling of a downstate family that sent seven sons to war died Monday, marking what loved ones call the "end of an era."
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WWII ‘pumpkin bomb’ victims remembered in Osaka ceremony
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:33:12 +0200
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday in Osaka to honor victims of the “pumpkin bombs” that were dropped on cities in preparation for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which hastened the end of World War II. At least 400 people are thought to...
© Japan Times
WWII ‘pumpkin bomb’ victims remembered in Osaka ceremony
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:33:12 +0200
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday in Osaka to honor victims of the “pumpkin bombs” that were dropped on cities in preparation for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which hastened the end of World War II. At least 400 people are thought to...
© Japan Times
US ambassador salutes WWII saviours of Jews
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0200
The US ambassador to Poland saluted a group of 50 'Righteous Gentiles' who aided Jews during WWII as “a light in the darkness” at a reception in Warsaw on Sunday.
© The News
US ambassador salutes WWII saviours of Jews
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0200
The US ambassador to Poland saluted a group of 50 'Righteous Gentiles' who aided Jews during WWII as “a light in the darkness” at a reception in Warsaw on Sunday.
© The News
Rosie the Riveter’s WWII-era factory saved from demolition
Fri, 02 May 2014 00:31:01 +0200
A Detroit-area factory where "Rosie the Riveter" and other women built World War Two-era bombers has been saved from demolition by last-minute donations to help turn it into a museum, fundraisers said on Thursday.
© NY Daily News
WWII hero Wojtek the Bear statue unveiled
Mon, 19 May 2014 12:20:00 +0200
A statue to Wojtek, Poland's 'soldier bear' , has been erected in Krakow to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Casino.
© The News
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