Seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allies in Europe in a red schoolhouse in Reims, France. World War II would last three more brutal months in the Pacific, but six years of horror and Holocaust was…
By Malcolm Brabant
Europe marked the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces in low-key fashion Friday because of coronavirus lockdown restrictions across the continent.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
Seventy-five years after World War II ended in Europe, The Associated Press spoke to veterans who endured mortal danger, oppression and fear.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
In previous books like "The Devil in the White City" and "Isaac's Storm," bestselling author Erik Larson has used everyday people to chronicle historical events. But his latest offering, "The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and…
By Associated Press
Manolis Glezos, a Greek World War II resistance hero who remained active in politics into his nineties, has died in Athens. He was 97.
By Anita Hofschneider, Associated Press
The United States' 1951 peace treaty with Japan forgave Japan of the responsibility to pay Guam reparations. Instead, the compensation program is being funded with federal tax money normally reserved for Guam's government.
By Greg Wilsbacher, The Conversation
When most Americans think of the World War II battle for Iwo Jima – if they think of it at all, 75 years later – they think of one image: Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, the island’s…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Engineers say spanning the deep and stormy Irish Sea would be difficult. The water is up to 1,000 feet deep and the sea bed holds thousands of unexploded bombs dumped by Britain's defense ministry after World War II.
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
“If we don’t watch it, one day you wake up and it’s too late.”…
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