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Syrian Rebels Get Hands on Nazi Howitzer

When one sees a group of Islamic terrorists, using a Nazi howitzer used during World War II, it’s a clear sign that the world might have gone wrong.

Here’s how World War II spurred vaccine innovation

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As large groups of people move across borders, they introduce and encounter disease in new places. Often, they move into crowded, resource-poor environments that allow...

United States 'Monuments Men' group returns historic paintings taken after World War II

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The family of an American tank commander who won three historic paintings playing poker during World War II returned the stolen art treasures on Tuesday to their rightful owners. Two more paintings acquired by a librarian while serving...Show More Summary

Not-Liveblogging World War II: May 1, 1945: The Man of "Destiny": Nicholas Fairweather on Adolf Hitler in 1932

Nicholas Fairweather, March 1932: >Hitler and Hitlerism: A Man of Destiny: AT the present juncture, when the followers of Adolf Hitler appear to be the strongest group in Germany, when, as the London Times recently said: >>the Hitler...Show More Summary

Liveblogging World War II: April 27, 1945: Execution of Mussolini

World War II Today: [Execution of Mussolini]( >It was on the 27th April that a column of German trucks made their way north to Switzerland. Amongst the group was Benito Mussolini, thinly disguised in a German army helmet, and his mistress, intending to take a plane to Spain. Show More Summary

American Adam Gadahn, Death Metal Fan Turned Al-Qaeda Propagandist, Killed by U.S.

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

A operation in January killed Adam Gadahn, an American-born Al-Qaeda member who served as a spokesman for the group, the White House revealed Thursday. Gadahn, the first American to be charged with treason since the World War II era, was born in Oregon on September 1, 1978 and raised on a ranch in Riverside County, California. Show More Summary

America’s New ‘Lend-Lease’ for Drones

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay.

Auction of Art Made by Japanese-Americans in Internment Camps Sparks Protest

A Japanese-American group wants to stop a collection of artifacts from World War II interment camps from being dispersed on the market.

Liveblogging World War II: April 11, 1945: Eleanor Roosevelt

[MY DAY by Eleanor Roosevelt, April 11, 1945]( >KEENE, N.H., Tuesday—Yesterday I went to the Cosmopolitan Club in New York to meet with a distinguished group of women who had been invited by the foreign division of the International Board of the YWCA to hear General Carlos P. Show More Summary

Ukraine Recognizes Ultranationalists as Freedom Fighters

The Ukrainian parliament passed a bill recognizing notorious ultranationalist groups, including those active in Ukraine during and after World War II, as fighters for the country's independence in the 20th century.

SBU Head Wants to Model Security Service on WW2-Era Ukrainian Nationalists

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) should be modeled on the security services of the ultranationalist groups, active in Ukraine during and after World War II, namely the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), SBU head Valentyn Nalyvaichenko said.

Liveblogging World War II: March 17, 1945: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt: [MY DAY, March 17, 1945]( >Yesterday in Washington I lunched with a group of women who appeared on a panel arranged by Mrs. Charles Tillett, vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and a number of other women interested in the meeting. Show More Summary

Liveblogging World War II: February 17, 1945: Tokyo Raids [Tokyo Raids: February 16 - 17, 1945]( >As a night carrier, Enterprise's primary role during the daylight hours was to provide Combat Air Patrol for the Task Force. Night Air GroupShow More Summary

Serena Williams Illness: Updates on Tennis Star's Status and Recovery

Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from Sunday's competition at the Fed Cup World Group II tournament due to illness. Continue for updates. Williams Battling Illness, Replaced by CoCo Vandeweghe Sunday, Feb. 8 With the United States...Show More Summary

Three More Are Home

DPMO has announced the identification of one US MIA from World War II and one US MIA from Korea. • 1st. Lt. James F. Gatlin, Jr., 575th Bombardment Squadron, 391st Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost 23 December 1944 in Germany. He was accounted for 9 January 2015. • CPL […]

Enigma machine from World War II finds unlikely home in Beverly Hills

4 months agoArts : Culture Monster

In the Oscar-nominated movie "The Imitation Game," a group of young British mathematicians is tasked with cracking the German Engima machine, the cipher device that the Nazis used to encrypt and decrypt war communications.

2 Tuskegee Airmen Die in L.A. on the Same Day, Aged 91

Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen, the renowned group of all black military pilots who fought bravely in World War II passed away on the same day, both aged 91, the Associated Press reports.

Richard C. Hottelet dies at 97; last of CBS News' 'Murrow Boys'

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Richard C. Hottelet, a former longtime CBS News correspondent who was the last living member of the "Murrow Boys," the elite group of reporters who covered World War II for CBS under the legendary Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was ...

Jordan's King Says Fight Against ISIS Is 'a Third World War, a Muslim Problem'

Jordan's King Abdullah II, who is in Washington to meet with President Barack Obama, described the battle against the Islamic State, or ISIS, terror group in Iraq and Syria as "a third world war" and "a Muslim problem," they need to take ownership of.

The Imitation Game: World War II Like You Never Knew

The Imitation Game is a well crafted, beautifully shot and acted World War II film that tells the behind the scenes story of how we won the war: a story that remained secret for 50 years. It is the story of a group of English code breakers...Show More Summary

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