British Lance Corporal John Wheldon-Williams, who was serving in Italy, wrote the letter to Pat Moore in 1944.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for war dead.
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.
The De Stentor newspaper reported Tuesday about van Gelderen’s death.