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

World War II Today: [Execution of Mussolini](http://ww2today.com/): >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.

3 days agoNews : 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

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](https://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md057073) >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](http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md057052): >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

CV6.org: [Tokyo Raids: February 16 - 17, 1945](http://www.cv6.org/1945/tokyo/tokyo_2.htm): >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

3 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'

4 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

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

Seven More Come Home

DPMO has announced the identification of three US MIAs from World War II, three US MIAs from the Korean War, and one US MIA from Southeast Asia. 2nd Lt. Jimmie D. Collins III, 446th Bombardment Group, Eighth Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost on 21 June 1944, in the Netherlands. He was accounted […]

Atheists Want World War II Veterans Memorial Removed From Park

A group of atheists has demanded the removal of a World War II veterans memorial — because it contains a cross. An attorney with the The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint with the Department of Natural Resources, claiming...Show More Summary

Gun Review: CMMG Mk9 Pistol/Upper Group, 9mm PDW

The rise of the submachine gun - the pistol-round firing automatic carbine – began around World War I, picked up in World War II, and arguably peaked for several decades subsequent to its technological zenith in the 50s and 60s after the invention of still-prolific systems like the Heckler and Koch MP5 and the UZI. Show More Summary

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