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Independence Day Director Takes on WWII Thriller Midway Next

Bona Film Group has closed an $80 million deal at Cannes for the World War II action-thriller Midway, for Roland Emmerich to direct.

‘Ghosts of War’ Battles World War II Demons at Cannes

Highland Film Group, who is handling international sales at Cannes, shared with Bloody the first ever look at Eric Bress’ supernatural psychological thriller Ghosts of War, a World War II horror story that follows five soliders descent into hell. Show More Summary

The 5 Biggest U.S. Special Operations Disasters

Robert Farley Security, And yes, one involves North Korea. Since World War II, the U.S. military has experimented with special-operations forces, small groups of warriors with the equipment and training to undertake extremely difficult missions. Show More Summary

The boss of one of the world's biggest exchange groups said EU markets rules are the 'worst piece of legislation' he's ever seen

LONDON — The boss of one the world's biggest exchange groups said that the upcoming MiFID II rules for financial services companies are "the worst piece of legislation" he has seen in his decades-long career. Jeffrey Sprecher, the founder,...Show More Summary

Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp

Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction … Click to Continue »

Nastase ejected from Romania Fed Cup match after tirade

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the venue hosting Saturday's World Group II playoff against Britain after abusive comments toward players and the umpire led to play being briefly suspended        

Hainer Stollen in Siegen, Germany

Near the end of World War II, as the Allies were fighting to suppress fascist forces across Europe, groups of American troops who came to be known as Monuments Men had a different mission: finding and rescuing precious European art and...Show More Summary

Left Hook: A Brief History of Nazi Punching in America

Long before the New York Times wondered, "Is it O.K. to punch a Nazi?," far-right extremists were confronted by militant anti-fascists. These groups' roots go back before World War II, when radicals battled nascent fascists and Nazis in the streets of Europe. Show More Summary

Syndrome K: The Fake Disease That Fooled the Nazis and Saved Lives

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

A desperate group of doctors in Italy saved dozens of Jews during World War II by simply inventing a disease.

In 1944, a Malfunctioning B-24 Bomber Required Some Crazy Mid-Air Surgery

WarIsBoring Security, Europe A World War II story for the ages  On April 22, 1944, 26 B-24 bombers from the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 453rd Bombardment Group took off from Old Buckenham Airfield in England. Their target?—?a railway marshaling yard in Hamm, Germany. The pilot of the lead B-24 was Bill Norris, my father and a future Air Force test pilot. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Ten Interesting Facts about Eric Clapton

Born in the last year of World War II, Eric James Clapton is one of the most prominent rock and blues guitarists of all time.  Moving from groups to solo act several times in his career, he’s been active as a musician for over fiftyShow More Summary

The 100th Bomber GroupWorld War II

This week’s movie is a video of the Bloody 100th Bomber Group from WWII, B-17 pilots and crews, flying their bombing missions starting in 1943, and continuing into March 1944, to destroy German factories and rail lines and shipyards, and  at the end of the war, the bombing Berlin and Dresden. The B-17, also known […]

Retired Marines want ship named for Iwo Jima flag photographer

A group of retired U.S. Marines has begun a campaign to name a Navy warship in honor of Joseph Rosenthal, the former Chronicle photographer who took the famous picture of Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima in World War II. “Joe Rosenthal...Show More Summary

Great Britain's Fed Cup handed tough away trip to Romania

Great Britain's Fed Cup team, captained by Anne Keothavong, will head to the Black Sea city of Constanta to take on Romania's team in next month's World Group II play-off.

Top Trump Aide Has Ties to Anti-Semitic Groups

When photographs recently emerged showing Sebastian Gorka, President Donald Trump's high-profile deputy assistant, wearing a medal associated with the Nazi collaborationist regime that ruled Hungary during World War II, the controversial security strategist was unapologetic. Show More Summary

Jo Konta withdraws from Dubai Duty Free Championships

The 25-year-old world No 10 had last week helped Great Britain's Fed Cup team qualify for the World Group II play-offs by winning the Euro/Africa Zone Group I in Estonia.

GB to face Romania in Fed Cup World Group II play-offs

Anne Keothavong's team will play the tricky away fixture on April 22 and 23 as they bid to reach the competition's second tier for the first time in almost a quarter of a century.

Another Returns

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US airman. From World War II • 2nd Lt. John D. Mumford, 318th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force, US Army Air Forces, US Army, was lost in the Ukraine on 6 June 1944. He was accounted for on 17 January 2017. Welcome back, […]

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Hayes was among a group of noncombatants stranded behind enemy lines in Albania in 1943, hiding in caves, near starvation and hunted by German patrols.

'America First' policy echoes group that opposed fighting Nazis

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The America First Committee formed in 1940 against U.S. involvement in World War II included Nazi sympathizers such as Charles Lindbergh.

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