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Finding the heart of Shanghai, a haven for Jews in World War II

As I walked through Shanghai’s Hongkou district on a cold February day, I saw the names written in English, seven times, on a museum’s bronze perimeter wall. First name. Middle initial. Then Kessler — my last name. I was stunned. They were among the Jews, 13,700 of them, who had spent some or all...

USS Missouri Model Ship in Washington, D.C.

There are countless model warships on display at the U.S. Navy Museum, ranging from wooden paddlewheelers to World War II flattops, but none of these miniature marvels could trade broadsides with the 19-foot-long model of the USS Missouri. The...Show More Summary

AP PHOTOS: British royals to celebrate 70th anniversary

LONDON (AP) — When Britain's 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II.

Georgia nurses laugh as 89-year-old WWII veteran dies gasping for air in video

Hidden footage from 2014 shows the disturbing moment a group of nurses laughed as a World War II veteran repeatedly called for help and died. Read more...

‘Darkest Hour’ director Joe Wright takes another shot at World War II Dunkirk

Director Joe Wright is known for an amazing five-minute tracking shot of Dunkirk in "Atonement," and he revisits the event in his latest film, "Darkest Hour."

V for victory? Gary Oldman spurs Oscar talk with his 'refreshing' Winston Churchill

The British actor disappears into the role of the famous World War II statesman: 'He's our Lincoln.'        

Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored

22 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A World War II veteran’s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.

Gresham's Law

Authored by Ted Rivelle via, This year’s Nobel prize in economics was awarded to Richard Thaler, a pioneer of behavioral economics. But there is a tale told by a lesser known Nobel laureate, Kenneth Arrow. As a World War II weather officer, he was tasked with analyzing the reliability of the army’s long-range weather forecasts. Show More Summary

Can’t breathe…help me

USAToday reports on the story of World War II veteran James Dempsey, of Woodstock, Georgia who was in a nursing home. One day, he began gasping for air and he called for help from the nursing home staff. Nursing supervisor, Wanda Nuckles, claims she rushed to his side and began chest compressions until paramedics arrived. […]

Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

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James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And then his family watched the footage on a hidden camera they had put in his room.

"Gasping For Air" - Atlanta Nursing Home Staff Laugh As WWII Veteran Dies After Calling For Help

Authored by Mac Slavo via, Staff at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center laughed as a decorated World War II veteran took his last gasps of air after frantically calling for help six different times, according...Show More Summary

Memorial services held for 2 servicemen killed overseas in World War II

Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II finally got funerals in their California hometowns. The Defense Department says Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Homer Spence and Marine Corps Reserve Assistant Cook Frank Masoni was...

Servicemen killed in WWII to finally be buried in California

Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns. The Defense … Click to Continue »

Video shows nurses laughing as dying WWII vet calls for help

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The clip revealed a decorated World War II veteran died calling out for help while a pair of nurses laughed in front of him.

FACT: America Was Experimenting with Suicide Drones in World War II

Warfare History Network History, Europe During Operation Aphrodite, radio controlled B-17s proved to be deadly and ahead of their time. When it came to advanced military technology in World War II, arguably no one was better at it than...Show More Summary

Nurses Laugh As WWII Veteran Cries For Help Before Dying

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

A World War II veteran yelled to nurses for help that he could not breathe and the nurses laughed trying to get his oxygen tank to start.

The Moments That Changed the Meaning of Adoption in the U.S.

Americans didn't start adopting kids from other countries until after World War II—and that's just one way adoption has evolved over time

Gary Oldman completely transforms in 'Darkest Hour'

'Darkest Hour' explores the true story of Winston Churchill becoming Britain's prime minister during World War II.        

On This Day in Football: Dynamo Moscow dazzle in Britain

2 days agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

On This Day in Football: Dynamo Moscow dazzle in Britain - originally posted on With World War II at an end, the Football Association invited Soviet champions Dynamo Moscow for a tour of Britain in November 1945. Europe was finally at peace again which provided an excellent opportunity to take a peek behind the Iron Curtain. Show More Summary

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk Returns to Theaters This December

Warner Bros. is bringing its World War II drama Dunkirk back to standard theaters, plus IMAX and 70MM theaters starting December 1.

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