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#World War 2

From TheJournal.ie Ex-cop released from custody over Alps killings, immediately rearrested over WW2 weapons Gendarmes

Ex-cop released from custody over Alps killings, immediately rearrested over WW2 weapons

The 48-year-old was arrested as part of the probe into the 2012 killings of three members of the al-Hilli family and a French cyclist.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary tells story of only Irish man to survive Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Documentary tells story of only Irish man to survive Nagasaki

Dr Aidan MacCarthy was being held in a prisoner-of-war camp in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city.

From TheJournal.ie TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII WWII

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York Manhattan This post contains images

These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York

Some aspects of New York City have remained unchanged over the course of 75 years.

From TheJournal.ie Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O'Connell Bridge? Man On Bridge This post contains images

Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O'Connell Bridge?

Fields took more than 185,000 photos of people on O’Connell Street and bridge from the 1930s-1980s – and a documentary-maker wants to track those pics.

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks World War 2

Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks

More than 450,000 Holocaust survivors and heirs have received money from the fund which was set up for people who had kept secret accounts in Switzerland during the war.

From TheJournal.ie Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis OLD WOUNDS

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

The liberal politician has received strong criticism from some commentators unwilling to come to terms with the crimes of the Stalin era.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary' Japan

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary'

The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of suspected WW2 victims exhumed from mass grave in Croatia Croatia

Bodies of suspected WW2 victims exhumed from mass grave in Croatia

The victims were thought to have been cadets in a Croatian military academy.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Time to ask questions about Irish army deserters during World War II Opinion

Column: Time to ask questions about Irish army deserters during World War II

What do we know about the men who deserted during the war? Noble heroes who fought for the allies, mercenaries who battled the Nazis, or simply men who wanted out, asks Dr Michael Kennedy.

Crystal, cricket and Croatian boobs: the week in statistics

Plus – the latest estimate of the average industrial wage, and how close Spain is being pushed to an international bailout…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…