Category: World War II

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Jan
2021

Japan Must Pay Reparations To World War II Sex Slaves, South Korean Judge RulesJapan Must Pay Reparations To World War II Sex Slaves, South Korean Judge Rules

The Japanese government must pay reparations for its conduct enslaving South Korean “comfort women” for sex during World War II, a Korean judge ruled Friday. Japan must pay 100 million won — equivalent to $91,300 — to each of the families of 12 women who were allegedly made sex slaves by the Japanese during World […]

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Dec
2020

Archivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed FreelyArchivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed Freely

December 22, 2020 6:19 PM ET A former federal employee pleaded guilty to receiving unlawful payment for work he was supposed to provide the public as part of his taxpayer-funded job, according to the United States Attorney’s Office of Maryland. National Archives Records Administration. By Wangkun Jia. Shutterstock. Gerald F. Luchansky, 82, of Annapolis, Maryland […]

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Dec
2020

Holocaust Letter Written From Concentration Camp Delivered After 75 YearsHolocaust Letter Written From Concentration Camp Delivered After 75 Years

Seventy-five years after being written, a letter from Dutch concentration camp survivor Jules Schelvis reached its intended recipient on Sunday. Schelvis — one of the 18 Dutch detainees held in Sobibor, the Nazi extermination camp near Lublin, Poland — wrote this letter, dated May 7, 1945, to his cousin Karel Stroz, Newsweek reported. This letter […]

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Dec
2020

Experts Defuse World War II Bomb After Thousands Evacuate In Frankfurt, GermanyExperts Defuse World War II Bomb After Thousands Evacuate In Frankfurt, Germany

December 07, 2020 10:10 AM ET Officials in Frankfurt, Germany, reportedly evacuated thousands of people in the city after a World War II-era bomb weighing more than one thousand pounds was discovered at a construction site. The 1,100-pound explosive device was successfully defused and discarded by German authorities Sunday after roughly 13,000 people were evacuated […]

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Nov
2020

Winston Churchill Painting Showing The British Leader’s Favorite Alcoholic Morning Beverage Sells For $1.3 MillionWinston Churchill Painting Showing The British Leader’s Favorite Alcoholic Morning Beverage Sells For $1.3 Million

A painting by Winston Churchill that depicts the British statesman’s favorite whiskey was sold for $1.3 million, among the highest prices the amateur artist’s works have ever fetched, numerous sources reported.  The oil painting, called “Jug with Bottles” was made in the 1930s and shows a bottle of Johnny Walker’s Black label whiskey, Churchill’s favorite […]

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Nov
2020

6-Year-Old WWII Resistance Agent Who Passed Messages Behind Nazi Lines Honored On Veterans Day6-Year-Old WWII Resistance Agent Who Passed Messages Behind Nazi Lines Honored On Veterans Day

A 6-year-old French resistance agent that passed messages behind Nazi lines during World War II was honored for Veterans Day, The Associated Press reported. Marcel Pinte’s name was engraved last week on a war monument in the French town of Aixe-sur-Vienne, near where he served as a message carrier for the resistance, the AP reported. (RELATED: […]

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Oct
2020

Hundreds Evacuated In Poland While Largest Unexploded World War II Bomb Is DefusedHundreds Evacuated In Poland While Largest Unexploded World War II Bomb Is Defused

More than 750 people were evacuated from their homes in Poland as Navy divers began working to defuse the largest unexploded World War II bomb ever found in the country, numerous sources reported. The five-day operation to defuse the “earthquake bomb” was launched Monday near the town of Swinoujscie in northwest Poland, Reuters reported. The […]

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Jun
2020

EXCLUSIVE: Pompeo Sees Parallels Between Nazi Germany And Communist ChinaEXCLUSIVE: Pompeo Sees Parallels Between Nazi Germany And Communist China

June 06, 2020 10:03 AM ET Today we commemorate the 76th anniversary of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France in the greatest amphibious invasion in history. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with the Daily Caller that understanding the lessons from D-Day is important in […]

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Jun
2020

‘Looters Were Flag Burning:’ World War II Flag Stolen From Museum During Riot Returned With Message‘Looters Were Flag Burning:’ World War II Flag Stolen From Museum During Riot Returned With Message

After being stolen from a Reno city hall during riots, an American flag from World War II was returned with a handwritten message, the New York Times reported Thursday. Following a weekend of rioting, which included burning buildings and smashing windows, an anonymous person returned a World War II Navy Ship flag with a note […]

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