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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Amber Room, looted by Nazis during WWII, to be recreated
The recreated room will be installed in the 1899 building of the Konigsberg State Amber Factory.
President visits World War-II cemetery
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday visited the historic World War-II cemetery on Tuesday.
Iwo Jima World War II flag provider dies at 90
Alan Wood, the World War II veteran credited with providing the flag in the historic flag-raising on...
WWII vet who provided flag on Iwo Jima has died
Alan Wood, a World War II veteran credited with providing the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo...
Battle to repel Azad Hind Fauj selected `Britain`s greatest`
Britain`s struggle to repel force of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose-led Azad Hind Fauj and Japan during ...
Poland honours Jews who fought Nazis
A ceremony was held Friday here in the Polish capital to honour Jews who fought overwhelming Nazi Ge...
Germany to seek answers at landmark neo-Nazi trial
In the most high-profile case on German soil involving alleged far-right extremists since World War ...
Unexploded World War II shell found in Mumbai harb
An unexploded shell, believed to be dating back to World War II period, was found in the Mumbai harb...
Japan burnt 8,000 classified documents before WWII-end
Japan`s Foreign Ministry burnt about 8,000 files of highly-classified documents shortly before the n...
Taiwan gives medal to World War II general
Taiwan has presented a special medal to a 102-year-old former general for leading his squadron of ai...
Myanmar Spitfire hunters say search has hit snag
The Spitfire won fame for helping Britain beat back waves of enemy bombers during the war, which end...
Russian held selling World War II tank
A rare World War II-era tank was spared from disappearing into a private collection in Russia`s Rost...
US to search for World War II missing in Myanmar
The US Military is preparing its first search in eight years for remains of American soldiers lost i...
How first chain reaction transformed world after WW-II
Enrico Fermi and his colleagues at the University of Chicago engineered the first controlled, self-s...
Govt `closely watching` all activities of China: AK Antony
Government is "closely watching" all activities of China and necessary measures have been initiated ...
UN court convicts Bosnian Serb of genocide
Tolimir stood, crossed himself three times and removed his glasses but showed no emotion as Fluegge...
World War II Army veteran dies at age of 109
An ex-serviceman who had served in World War II passed away on Sunday at the age of 109 years at his...
Pearl Harbour dead remembered on 71st anniversary
Ceremonies get under way with a moment of silence at 7:55 am, the exact time the bombing began in 1...
91-year-old German charged with Nazi crimes
A 91-year-old former member of the Nazis` Waffen SS has been charged with murder in the 1944 slaying...
WW II pigeon message stumps UK`s top decoders
Britain`s top code-breakers have been stumped by a secret code found on the leg of a dead pigeon wit...
India`s contribution to World War II
Excerpts from "India And The War", official history of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II.
Germany unveils memorial to Roma Holocaust victims
More than 67 years after the end of World War II, Germany has unveiled its national memorial for an ...
UK to begin spy apprenticeships
"Catch them young" is an old adage. Taking cue from this, Britain has for the first time, decided to...
140 WWII Spitfire fighter planes found buried in Myanmar
As many as 140 World War II Spitfire fighter planes are believed to be buried in near-pristine condi...
EU detractors slam Nobel Peace Prize decision
Britain, which has been an EU member since the 1970s but likes to keep an English Channel-wide dist...
Experts called in to defuse WWII bomb in Germany
It was not immediately clear how long residents would have to stay away from the area after experts ...
`Hitler planned to invade Ireland during WWII`
The Irish allowed German U-boats and submarines into their waters during the Second World War.
Poland: House evacuated over massive WWII bomb
20 people have been evacuated from a house after workers uncovered a 500-kilo World War II bomb unde...
UK museum removes `explosive` World War II items
A UK museum hastily removed a World War II cannon shell and a military flare after discovering they ...
Sailor, nurse in iconic Times Square pic reunite 67 years later
After decades of dispute, the couple in the 1945 photograph were revealed to be 89-year-olds George ...
‘Jews screamed like geese when they were shot during WWII’
A suspected Nazi war criminal has described how Jews ‘screamed like geese’ when they were shot durin...
World War II museum coming up in Arunachal
The tourism industry in AP to construct a museum in memory of those who laid down their lives in Wor...
US recovers apparent remains of WWII airmen
US divers have recovered what appear to be remains of the crew that went missing nearly seven decade...
World`s most wanted Nazi held at 97
The world`s most wanted Nazi who sent thousands of Jews to torture camps during World War II has bee...
Wreckage of WW2 battleship located of Italy coast
The Italian navy says the wreckage of the World War II battleship Roma, sunk by German planes 69 yea...
US, India to resume ops to find remains of WW II heroes
The US and India have agreed to resume operations to recover the remains of around 400 American sold...
World War II bomb turned into church bell
The shell of an unexploded bomb of the World War II has been used as a church bell for the past many...
US to search for WW-II fighters in Arunachal?
A fresh request from the US to resume the search for the remains of American pilots who perished aft...
Japan asks US to remove memorial to Korean sex slaves
A team of Japanese officials recently visited New York to ask the US to remove a plaque outside a pu...
Ex-soldier turns 100, gifts hospital to village
Rao Kabool Singh, a World War-II veteran from Rajasthan who has turned 100, Sunday gifted a 15-bedde...
Allied forces ‘planned to arm Vichy France in World war II`
The British Army decided to take such a drastic step despite the fact they were fighting for enemy f...
Debris of WW II US aircraft found in Tripura
Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripu...
Belgian nurse of WWII honored by US Army
The US ambassador says there was a 67-year delay in presenting the award because it was assumed that...
Massive WWII bomb succesfully defused in Germany
Firefighters say a massive British World War II-era bomb that triggered the evacuation of half of Ge...
Poland reopens investigation into Auschwitz crimes
Nazi Germany opened Auschwitz in 1940, months after it invaded and occupied Poland.
WWII ship sunk off US coast to be searched for oil
A Japanese submarine shot a torpedo at an American oil tanker, sinking it and sending 3 mn gallons o...
Journalist famed for World War II scoop turns 100
The veteran journalist also witnessed the horrors of war in Vietnam, Algeria, the Middle East, Indi...
Old World War II bomb kills 7 in Myanmar
The seven found the bomb floating in a river in Rakhine state on Wednesday.
Japan marks World War II surrender anniversary
The ceremonies come as Japan struggles to recover from this year`s earthquake and tsunami.
Pearl Harbor skull could date to World War II
The skull was discovered during a dredging operation in April under 40 feet of water.
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