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Missing World War II trunk delivered to Vero Beach veteran fighter pilot - TCPalm

Missing World War II trunk delivered to Vero Beach veteran fighter pilot - TCPalm | World at War | Scoop.it
Missing World War II trunk delivered to Vero Beach veteran fighter pilotTCPalmTen years ago Latter moved to Florida from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, accidentally leaving his foot locker from World War II in the attic of his Tennessee home.
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70 years later, retired officer returns to World War II sites where he fought

70 years later, retired officer returns  to World War II sites where he fought | World at War | Scoop.it
After leaving the Pacific battlefields of World War II, retired Lt. Col. Kenneth “Scooter” Barclay, a Killeen resident, said he never imagined returning.
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Filming the war on the Eastern Front: the memories of a Soviet cameraman | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Filming the war on the Eastern Front: the memories of a Soviet cameraman | Russia Beyond The Headlines | World at War | Scoop.it
Boris Sokolov talks to RBTH about life on the frontlines in World War II
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Postcard link to World War II prisoner of war

Postcard link to World War II prisoner of war | World at War | Scoop.it
A rediscovered postcard sent from a prisoner-of-war in Germany to a barber friend in Sydney has brought back some long-forgotten memories for an East Maitland woman.
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Seeking the WW2 heroines who paid the ultimate price

Seeking the WW2 heroines who paid the ultimate price | World at War | Scoop.it
News: Israel is trying to identify the Jewish women who served - and fell - in the British army during combat on the Egyptian front.
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Family finally discover World War II pilot's fate after Croydon Guardian appeal - Your Local Guardian - Croydon news - NewsLocker

Family finally discover World War II pilot's fate after Croydon Guardian appeal - Your Local Guardian - Croydon news - NewsLocker | World at War | Scoop.it
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Family finally discover World War II pilot's fate after Croydon Guardian appeal
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Relatives of an RAF Officer whose plane disappeared in 1942 were able to learn of his fate thanks to a Croydon Guardian appeal. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) sought out relatives of Croydon-born Pilot Officer Anthony William Lawrence through the ...and more »
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Japan PM says may drop formal apology in WWII statement

Japan PM says may drop formal apology in WWII statement | World at War | Scoop.it
Japan's leader Shinzo Abe drew sharp rebukes from China and South Korea Tuesday after sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may no...
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Germany marks 70th anniversary of liberation of two Nazi concentration camps - Jewish World News

Germany marks 70th anniversary of liberation of two Nazi concentration camps - Jewish World News | World at War | Scoop.it
Meanwhile, hundreds in Poland marked the 72nd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.
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Local Woman Who Served in the Tuskegee Airman Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

Local Woman Who Served in the Tuskegee Airman Honored with Congressional Gold Medal | World at War | Scoop.it
Tt took more than seventy years for the Tuskeegee airmen to be recognized for their service during World War II. Today family, military, and one Senator took time to honor a local woman who broke b...
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Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy | World at War | Scoop.it
In Norman Baker's mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and pillaging anything with the worse-than-death fate of crossing their path.
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Truman Library to display artifacts of Germany's surrender

Truman Library to display artifacts of Germany's surrender | World at War | Scoop.it
A significant piece of history from the end of World War II and the early days of the Truman presidency will be on display locally for a month.The
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The banker behind Hitler’s shadow empire

The banker behind Hitler’s shadow empire | World at War | Scoop.it
Hjalmar Schacht was the most powerful minister in Germany, an economic "wizard" with a destructive plan for growth
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Maybe final Nazi war crimes trial is for Book-keeper of Auschwitz

Maybe final Nazi war crimes trial is for Book-keeper of Auschwitz | World at War | Scoop.it
Oskar Groening, cleared in 1948 of war crimes, is charged with being an accessory to 300,000 murders because his service records are entirely intact for that period
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‘River full of corpses was our reality:’ Survivors recall childhood in besieged Leningrad

‘River full of corpses was our reality:’ Survivors recall childhood in besieged Leningrad | World at War | Scoop.it
One of the most tragic episodes of World War II was the Siege of Leningrad. RT interviewed two survivors who lived through the blockade as small kids. Seventy-one years on, both still shed tears as they recall the dark days.
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Ex-Imperial guard, 92, mourns fallen WWII comrades | The Japan Times

Ex-Imperial guard, 92, mourns fallen WWII comrades | The Japan Times | World at War | Scoop.it
Koichi Arai, 92, a former Imperial Guard member, prays for the repose of fallen comrades under a tree near the moat of the Imperial Palace compound in Toky
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Auschwitz survivor: 'We had no rights but a fierce determination to survive'

Auschwitz survivor: 'We had no rights but a fierce determination to survive' | World at War | Scoop.it
Eva Mozes Kor takes the stand at the trial of former SS guard Oskar Gröning and describes her ordeal at the death camp where he worked
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Sun City couple’s love story encompasses 70 married years

Sun City couple’s love story encompasses 70 married years | World at War | Scoop.it
Some unions were meant to be. Sun City Summerlin residents Phillip and Helen Rosenberg recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married March 18, 1945.
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Seventy years after enlisting in Hitler's army, a German soldier revisits his experience in this documentary

Seventy years after enlisting in Hitler's army, a German soldier revisits his experience in this documentary | World at War | Scoop.it
Dorian Warneck started making videos in his youth, filming skateboard scenes with friends. His talents have led him to tell a story of much greater import — that of his father's World War II service in Hitler's army.
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Dannevirke: Visiting site of father's heroic stand - Hawkes Bay Today - Hawke's Bay Today News

Dannevirke: Visiting site of father's heroic stand - Hawkes Bay Today - Hawke's Bay Today News | World at War | Scoop.it
On a cool morning in September 2014, a small car rolls to a halt on the cobbled Caracho Rd leading into Buchenwald Concentration Camp. - Hawke's Bay Today
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Paul Fugleberg: Polson pilot’s courage never quit

Paul Fugleberg: Polson pilot’s courage never quit | World at War | Scoop.it
Among the many thousands of war heroes honored over the years was the late Harry Lee Shryock of Polson. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II
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American Agents Discovered a Nazi Spy Ring In China - War is Boring

American Agents Discovered a Nazi Spy Ring In China - War Is Boring - Medium
German spies lingered in East Asia after Berlin fell
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Imperial army ex-cadet remembers public's about-face in August 1945 | The Japan Times

Imperial army ex-cadet remembers public's about-face in August 1945 | The Japan Times | World at War | Scoop.it
One of the last cadets of the Imperial Japanese Army Academy vividly remembers how popular attitudes toward military officers in the final days of World Wa
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Gallardo treated WWII soldiers as an Army nurse

Gallardo treated WWII soldiers as an Army nurse | World at War | Scoop.it
[...] she enrolled in the nursing program at the Robert B. Green Hospital, leading to a career that included caring for soldiers returning from World War II — some with horrific injuries — and later, German prisoners of war. Gallardo explained her feelings about her vocation during a 2007 interview with the Oral History Project done by the University of Texas at Austin. Father would bring them to the house and seat them at the head of the table for dinner. Commissioned as a second lieutenant,
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Last 2 of WWII's Doolittle Raiders to present congressional gold medal to Air ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Last 2 of WWII's Doolittle Raiders to present congressional gold medal to Air ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune | World at War | Scoop.it
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Family of Hitler's propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels sue publisher

Family of Hitler's propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels sue publisher | World at War | Scoop.it
Cordula Schacht - whose father Hjalmar Schacht was Hitler's economist - is representing Joseph Goebbels' (pictured) estate in the case against Random House Germany and Sidler.
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Forgiving My Nazi Father: A Horrific Past Made Present

Forgiving My Nazi Father: A Horrific Past Made Present | World at War | Scoop.it
In the documentary A Nazi Legacy, two men deal with their father’s Nazi pasts—with one not willing to accept his father did anything terrible.
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