SINGAPORE – The sense of solidarity and collective responsibility that the pioneer generation embodied during the Japanese occupation serves as a guide to how Singapore…View More Solidarity shown by WWII generation can guide Singapore in pandemic: Lawrence Wong
Robert Thacker, who found himself caught in the middle of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor when he was piloting an unarmed B-17 bomber to…View More Robert Thacker, 102, Dies; Survived Pearl Harbor to Fly in 3 Wars
BERLIN (AFP) – Nearly 13,000 residents were evacuated in Frankfurt on Sunday (Dec 6) as experts defused an unexploded World War II bomb, local emergency…View More Mass evacuation in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused
TOKYO – South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered the olive branch of dialogue with Japan on Saturday (Aug 15) amid rapidly chilling relations but an…View More Japan, South Korea ties still clouded by wartime history
LONDON (AFP) – Britons will be urged to join a national singalong from their doorsteps and hold 1940s-style tea parties to mark the 75th anniversary…View More UK plans mass singalong for locked-down VE Day
ROME (AFP) – Locked down Romans sang an anti-Fascist resistance song out of windows Saturday as Italy celebrated the 75th anniversary of its liberation by…View More Coronavirus: Singing Italians celebrate World War II liberation at windows
AMSTERDAM (AFP) – A lifetime ago, a Jewish girl confided in her diary as she spent two years in isolation from the outside world in…View More Anne Frank's diary more relevant than ever, 75 years on
TOKYO (AFP) – Thousands of people have signed an online petition against the planned demolition of two early 20th-century buildings that remained intact after the…View More Thousands sign Hiroshima petition to save A-bomb buildings
TOKYO — When Miki Dezaki decided to make a documentary for his graduate thesis, he examined a question that reverberates through Japanese politics: Why, 75…View More A Filmmaker Set Out to Understand the Japanese Right. Now He’s Being Sued.
WESTERPLATTE, Poland — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia was not invited. President Trump abruptly canceled. And as other global leaders gathered in Poland on…View More In Poland, Where History Is a Weapon, Leaders Commemorate World War II
Winston Churchill once quipped that George C. Marshall, the famed American general who served as Army chief of staff during World War II, was part…View More Opinion | The Forgotten Story of Operation Anvil
The stoicism of World War II veterans, their reluctance to share their war stories, even with those closest to them, has long been something of…View More Opinion | 75 Years Later, We Know D-Day Through Movies
PARIS (AFP) – Several Eurostar trains heading for London were cancelled or delayed Sunday (Feb 17) in Paris, and 1,800 people temporarily evacuated from their…View More Eurostar train delays, evacuations as WWII bomb made safe in Paris
MOSCOW — This was no ordinary shipment of tanks. The Russian Defense Ministry greeted it with a display of public pride, sending a crew from…View More Russia Is Running Low on World War II Soviet Tanks. So It’s Getting Replicas From Laos.