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Hundreds celebrate 'mud people' festival in the Philippines

Filipino devotees muddied their faces and covered themselves with dried banana leaves on Saturday to celebrate a religious festival which also has roots in Japan's occupation of the country during World War II. The annual "Taong Putik"...Show More Summary

Why It Took 75 Years For My Grandpa To Have His Graduation Party

The night of my Grandpa Homer’s high school graduation, he was living in the barracks of a detention center in California with his mom, his sister and thousands of other Japanese-Americans imprisoned during World War II. Last weekend,...Show More Summary

Why It Took 75 Years For My Grandpa To Have His Graduation Party

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The night of my Grandpa Homer’s high school graduation, he was living in the barracks of a detention center in California with his mom, his sister and thousands of other Japanese-Americans imprisoned during World War II. Last weekend,...Show More Summary

The Fascinating Story of 'Tokyo Rose' Iva Toguri D'Aquino, And How She Became Known As a Traitor

Iva Ikuko Toguri d’Aquino, or “Tokyo Rose” as most people knew her was an American-born Japanese woman who famously hosted a Japanese radio program aimed at U.S. troops during World War II that was designed to broadcast propaganda. During...Show More Summary

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is all about punching Nazis out of America

13 hours agoTechnology : Venture Beat

The Wolfenstein video game story is quite disturbing. It’s built on a fictional alternative history, where the Nazis won World War II. By 1961, they have crushed all opposition and corrupted American culture with “Nazification.” In 2014’s Wolfenstein: The New Order, the American hero BJ Blazkowicz awakens from a coma and helps lead the opposition […]

Germany Finally Clears 50,000 Men Convicted for Being Gay

The German Parliament has voted to overturn post–World War II convictions and compensate the survivors.

The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project's Secrets

The residents of Los Alamos, New Mexico—a town that wasn’t supposed to exist—lived in a viscous state of secrecy during World War II. To disguise the existence of the nuclear bomb being built there, the group of Manhattan Project scientists, security personnel, and families needed to consider and reconsider their every move. Show More Summary

The Alpine Wall in Italy

Similar to the Maginot line of France, the Alpine Wall was built as a defense for Italy in preparation for World War II. There was concern that the natural defense of North Italy’s mountainous terrain was not enough as tensions roseShow More Summary

5 Weapons Russia and America Would Have Used in a Superpower War

Kyle Mizokami Security, If the Cold War went hot... The Chieftain was an evolution of the Centurion tank, which had appeared at the end of World War II.  Chieftain had considerably better armor than the Centurion and an improved engine. Show More Summary

France marks hottest post-war June day as Europe sizzles

France marked its hottest June day since World War II on Wednesdayas overheated residents across swathes of Europe coped with another day of sizzling temperatures.

When ‘Sleep No More’ Meets World War II: Review of ‘Seeing You’

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In the immersive and interactive ‘Seeing You,’ Hoboken residents’ experiences of World War II come to vivid, disturbing life. Watch out for the blood, and watch your step.

Native Americans are getting cheated again by a white president

To the editor: I am a Japanese American who was born at the Manzanar internment camp during World War II, so although I am not a Native American, I can empathize with them in their betrayal by the federal government over the Bears Ears National Monument proclamation. (“Shrinking Utah's Bears Ears...

Hop into the cockpit of a WWII plane for a first-hand look at Pearl Harbor attack

By air and by sea, visitors to Oahu have two new ways to see the sights of Honolulu. Certainly the more spectacular is the just-launched Pearl Harbor Warbirds experiences, in which people take to the skies in actual World War II planes. During the “Admiral’s Warbird Experience,” guests hop into...

Hidden Trove Of Nazi Relics Found In Argentina

3 days agoNews : Trending Now

Origins of the artifacts remain unknown even as police speculate they might have been brought by fleeing Nazis who went to the country after World War II.

More people were forced from their homes as of last year than any time since World War II

More people are displaced from their homes now than at any other period after World War II. In total, 65.6 million people have been forced to leave their homes by 2016, a new United Nations Global Trends report released Monday found. The...Show More Summary

The Passenger: Bertrand Tavernier on "My Journey Through French Cinema"

For the past few decades, filmmaker and critic Bertrand Tavernier has battling the idea that French cinema was a wasteland, with exceptions like Robert Bresson, Jacques Tati and Max Ophüls, between World War II and the French New Wave. Show More Summary

Man who died at U.S. Open passed away three days after his wife

Chick Jacobs lived an admirable life, a grandfather and a soldier, a World War II and Korean War veteran, recipient of the Silver Star and the Purple Heart, engineer involved with the moon landing, lifelong golfer. Chick’s life came to an end last week at the U.S. Show More Summary

EA is giving out Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault for free on Origin

It may be one of the lesser known and liked games in the series, but Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault was an okay time. Even if the game did nothing to innovate on the plethora of World War II shooters we had seen back in the day, it provided a look at the Pacific Theater that rarely gets discussed in media. Show More Summary

The Refugees Of Capitol Hill: ‘Here We Go Again’

An 81-year-old survivor of World War II says that D.C. drama in the time of Nixon was small potatoes compared to now

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