She said everyone in Germany must help protect those most vulnerable to infection, illness and death.
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press
In 1944, thousands of Allied soldiers landed on five different beaches in Normandy. The operation set the stage for liberation of German-occupied France during World War II. For those who participated in the critical mission, the challenges they faced and…
By Malcolm Brabant
During World War II, Elinor Powell, an African American nurse, joined the racially segregated army in Jim Crow-era Arizona. The discrimination she faced compounded after she fell in love with Frederick Albert, a German prisoner of war to whom she…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Construction workers found the British bomb, which weighed around 1.8 tons, on Tuesday in the German financial capital.
By Rebecca Oh
By Costas Kantouris, Associated Press
Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say an unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station was defused Sunday and safely taken to an army firing range outside the city, paving the way for over 70,000…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Senior executives from Mitsubishi Materials held a press conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Sunday to formally apologize for using American prisoners of war as forced laborers during World War II.
By Joshua Barajas, Ariel Min
More than 50 World War II aircraft flew over the nation’s capital Friday to commemorate Nazi Germany’s defeat to the Allies 70 years ago.
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: Details emerge of Obama’s request to Congress for military authorization to fight the Islamic State group A brief history of war power tension The U.S. hasn’t declared war since WWII, plus all 11 times…
When the Nazis occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939, tens of thousands of Jews applied for visas to anywhere. Among them, Paul Strnad and his wife Hedy, a dress designer. Ultimately, neither would get a visa to leave Czechoslovakia. Now, in an…
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