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Last of Navajo ``code talkers`` dies in New Mexico

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 02:28

The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed an unbreakable code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico of kidney failure at the age of 93.

Poland opposition wants jail for use of term `Polish death camp`

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 22:41

Poland`s conservative opposition on Friday called for use of the erroneous term "Polish death camp" in reference to Nazi German facilities to be punishable by jail time.

Indian martyrs honoured in Egypt

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 17:30

Indian martyrs who had played a pivotal role in the famous Battle of El Alamein, considered to be a turning point during the Second World War have been honoured by the Indian Embassy here.

Brad Pitt shoots for `Fury` in England

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 14:01

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt is the star attraction in a sleepy English countryside as he shoots his second World War drama `Fury` there.

68th anniversary of end of WWII observed in Puducherry

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 10:15

French Ambassador to India Francois Richier paid homage at the statue of `Soldat Inconnu` (Unknown Soldier) at the French government maintained War Memorial.

Amsterdam made Jews pay rent while in WWII camps

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 17:55

Amsterdam has now made contact with Jewish organisations to find out to what extent Jews living elsewhere in the Netherlands were affected by back rent demands.

Hiroshima updates number of atomic bomb victims

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 17:29

The number of victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima has climbed up a notch to 557,478 - 15,000 more than the previously recorded figure, according to a new report.

Japanese atom bomb victims hail Obama Nobel prize

Last Updated: Friday, October 09, 2009, 22:19

Japanese victims of US atomic bombings in the Second World War on Friday welcomed US President Barack Obama`s Nobel Peace Prize award and applauded his efforts on the international stage.