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#World War II

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism Give Peace A Chance

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

From TheJournal.ie Remains of two crewmen of World War II fighter plane found in Poland 1945

Remains of two crewmen of World War II fighter plane found in Poland

The fighter-bomber plane was shot down by Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years World War II

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

From TheJournal.ie Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet Merry Unbirthday

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet

It said the company’s Twitter account will be managed better in future.

From TheJournal.ie "Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed" On This Day

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"

It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of 36 US Marines found 70 years after they died World War II

Bodies of 36 US Marines found 70 years after they died

The remains of the men were discovered after a four-month excavation on Betio Island in Kiribati.

From TheJournal.ie Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight Get On The Floor

Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight

It was introduced to protect the country’s youth from the more liberal attitudes of US citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations Germany

Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations

“We demand Germany’s debts.”

From TheJournal.ie Watch this 92-year-old woman fly a Spitfire war plane Nostalgia

Watch this 92-year-old woman fly a Spitfire war plane

Joy Lofthouse was a pilot during the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie A new Nazi museum has opened in Germany Adolf Hitler

A new Nazi museum has opened in Germany

It’s not what you think.

From TheJournal.ie More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII Codebreakers

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle Pacific

Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle

More than 70 years later, remains have been recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Amazing insights into what US intelligence knew about Hitler in 1943 World War II

Amazing insights into what US intelligence knew about Hitler in 1943

The precursor to the CIA commissioned a 229-page report into the German leader.

From TheJournal.ie Secret Nazi jungle hideout discovered by archaeologists Deep Cover

Secret Nazi jungle hideout discovered by archaeologists

Three stone buildings have been excavated in the Argentinian jungle complete with swastikas on the walls.

From TheJournal.ie All of Greece's problems can be traced back to the 1970s Oil
From The42 Unexploded World War II bomb discovered at Borussia Dortmund's stadium Diffused

Unexploded World War II bomb discovered at Borussia Dortmund's stadium

The Westfalenstadion was evacuated after the discovery today.

From TheJournal.ie 'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII Damages

'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII

The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 7 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition Changing Attitudes

These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition

The ‘Stolperstein’ project has been ongoing for 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun Chicago

Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun

The World War II veteran died of internal bleeding after being hit by beanbags five times at close range.

From TheJournal.ie Court won't prosecute 89 year old over worst Nazi atrocity on French soil Oradour-sur-Glane

Court won't prosecute 89 year old over worst Nazi atrocity on French soil

There was not enough evidence to charge the man, a former member of the SS.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting him die alone' World War II

'I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting him die alone'

Kamikaze pilots in Japan are trying to tell younger people what they did was not ‘cool’.

From TheJournal.ie 91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

From TheJournal.ie French MP fined for saying Hitler 'did not kill enough' Roma World War II

French MP fined for saying Hitler 'did not kill enough' Roma

The MP has already said that he is going to appeal the €3,000 fine.

From TheJournal.ie Video: How nuclear weapons are made Radioactive

Video: How nuclear weapons are made

Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

From TheJournal.ie Last crew member of atomic bomb plane Enola Gay dies aged 93 Enola Gay

Last crew member of atomic bomb plane Enola Gay dies aged 93

“I personally think there shouldn’t be any atomic bombs in the world — I’d like to see them all abolished.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Nazi concentration camp guards be tried for war crimes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Nazi concentration camp guards be tried for war crimes?

For more than 60 years German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they personally committed atrocities.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes?

For more than 60 years German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they personally committed atrocities.

From TheJournal.ie 89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz Concentration Camp

89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz

The man admits joining the Waffen SS when he was 17 but denies being an Auschwitz guard.

From TheJournal.ie School closed after World War II projectile found on grounds Manchester

School closed after World War II projectile found on grounds

It’s not believed to pose any danger to the public.

From TheJournal.ie "This was democracy's beachhead" - world remembers D-Day Operation Neptune

"This was democracy's beachhead" - world remembers D-Day

US President Barack Obama said that he was “humbled” to be in the presence of D-Day veterans.

From TheJournal.ie 70 years on, here's how D-Day was originally reported to the world D-Day

70 years on, here's how D-Day was originally reported to the world

“Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast of France in tremendous strength by cloudy daylight today and stormed several miles inland.”

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations Awkward

Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations

Obama is in Poland and announced a expansion of US military presence in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea Victory Day This post contains images

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him Dictatorship

Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him

Jesus Munecas is accused of torturing a prisoner during the country’s 36-year Franco-led dictatorship.

From TheJournal.ie A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today 70 Years Later

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today

Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.

From TheJournal.ie Did you know self-heating cans of soup were a thing in the 1940s? History Lesson

Did you know self-heating cans of soup were a thing in the 1940s?

A welcome comfort for WWII soldiers…if they didn’t explode.

From TheJournal.ie "Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow Crimea Crisis

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian soldier's remains found in German war cemetery after 14 year search WWII

Canadian soldier's remains found in German war cemetery after 14 year search

Lawrence S. Gordon’s remains were identified using dental records, and will now be returned to his hometown.

From TheJournal.ie The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110 Survivor

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110

Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.