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Letter sent by British WWII soldier delivered after being lost 76 years

British Lance Corporal John Wheldon-Williams, who was serving in Italy, wrote the letter to Pat Moore in 1944.

People watch S-300 air defense missile systems launching missiles

Russia deploys advanced S-300 missiles to disputed islands near Japan

Japan is highly sensitive to military moves by Russia on the strategically important chain of islands that stretch northeast from Japan's Hokkaido to the Russian Far East region of Kamchatka.

By REUTERS
01/12/2020

The Nuremberg Trials - 75 years on

After six years of war, the Allied powers came together to deliver justice on Nazi leaders who had caused the deaths of millions of people.

‘Glamour Boys’: When an LGBT group of British MPs foresaw Hitler’s threat

At a time when gay sex was still illegal in Britain, their decision to break ranks with then prime minister Neville Chamberlain’s policy of appeasing Hitler in the 1930s was all the more courageous.

By HUGO GREENHALGH
12/11/2020

The story of the Resistance Movement in Hungary

As we reflect 75 years after the end of World War II, we have much documentation about great resistance to the Nazis in many countries.

By ALEX STERNBERG , CAMMY BOURCIER
26/09/2020

Australian chain criticized for 'WWII evacuee' children's costume

While the official Smiffys site markets the costume as "wwii evacuee girl," at least one major site which sold the costume overseas had marketed it as an "Anne Frank costume."

Did World War II bring humanity peace, or are we back at square 1?

MIDDLE ISRAEL: 75 years on, the tools of the worst violence in human history are largely obsolete, but the mindset that underpinned it is alive and well

Japan's Abe, on WW2 anniversary, vows not to repeat war

Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for war dead.

By REUTERS
15/08/2020
Seth MacFarlane.

Seth MacFarlane adapting Herman Wouk WWII novels for miniseries

The author, an observant Jew, also wrote “This Is My God,” a book summarizing the tenets of Judaism intended for both Jews and non-Jews.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
13/08/2020

Resistance fighter whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98

The De Stentor newspaper reported Tuesday about van Gelderen’s death.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
01/08/2020
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