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D-Day: Then and Now
World  (tags: D-Day, WWII, war, world, 6/6/1944, Normandy, humanrights )

Nancy
- 194 days ago - news.msn.com
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops descended on the beaches of Normandy for D-Day - an operation that turned the tide of World War II against the Nazis, marking the beginning of the end of the conflict.
The Challenge of Counting D-Day's Dead
World  (tags: WWII, Normandy, deaths, war, Allied soldiers, humans, news )

Carrie
- 194 days ago - fivethirtyeight.com
In 2000, Carol Tuckwiller was handed the monumental task of identifying every Allied soldier who died on June 6, 1944, during the World War II invasion of German-held Normandy.
Missing 89-Year-Old Veteran Spotted at D-Day Event While Others Parachute in (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: WWII, parachute regiment, Britain, Allied Forces, 70th Anniversary, world, war, interesting, media, europe )

Carrie
- 194 days ago - rawstory.com
At least two 89-year-old veterans went to great lengths to attend the events honoring the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces' invasion of Normandy, commonly known as "D-Day," The Guardian reported.
The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: 'We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy'
World  (tags: violence, war, WWII, loyalty, unusual, Jews, Finland, Russia, Germany, Nazis, humans, interesting, society, world, freedoms, government, ethics, europe, politics )

Carrie
- 283 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them. But how do Finland's Jews feel today about their uneasy - and little mentioned - alliance with the Nazis?
Granddaughter of 'Schindler's List' Balcony Sniper Amon Goeth Publishes Memoir
World  (tags: WWII, Schindler's List, humans, Nazis, violence, death, europe, crime )

Carrie
- 445 days ago - rawstory.com
In a memoir published this month with the chilling title "Amon: My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me", Jennifer Teege recounts her dark family secret and the extraordinary story of how her own life became enmeshed with one of history's grimmest chapters.
Please Sign!! Japan: Stop Denying The "Comfort Women" Justice
World  (tags: japan, WWII, rape, war, women, forced, violence, crime, humanrights, asia )

Tamara
- 473 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Historians believe Japan forced up to 200,000 Chinese and Korean women to be sex slaves during WWII. Women who survived -- and weren't shamed into silence - have described being recruited for labor, then beaten and raped by as many as 40 Japanese officers
Tuesday, August 1945
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', america, Japan, WWII, death, violence, nuclear weapons )

Kit
- 863 days ago - truth-out.org
Truthout contributor Richard Lichtman was away at summer camp when the United States dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. His poem exploring his memories from that day brings the enormous violence of August 6, 1945, to a revealing focal point: the thoughts->
Did Muslims Save Jews From Nazis? New Film 'Besa' Reveals Hidden Past
World  (tags: WWII, Jews, Muslims, Albania, humans, europe, society, war )

Carrie
- 864 days ago - alternet.org
A new documentary traces the forgotten history of Albanian Muslims saving Jews and brings their descendants together.
Navajo Code Talkers Day August 14th
World  (tags: WWII, Navajo Code Talkers, August 14, military history, cryptographers, secret )

Dandelion
- 1206 days ago - navajocodetalkers.org
They were young Navajo men who transmitted secret communications on the battlefields of WWII. These modest sheepherders and farmers were able to fashion the most ingenious and successful code in military history,when America's best cryptographers weren't
Death Photo of Famed WWII Reporter Ernie Pyle Surfaces
World  (tags: WWII, reporter, history )

Brian
- 2508 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
This photo, perhaps never before published, shows famed World War II war correspondent Ernie Pyle shortly after he was killed by a Japanese machine-gun bullet on the island of Ie Shima on April 18, 1945.
Forgotten WWII-Era American Fighter Plane Found on Beach in Wales
World  (tags: wwII, england, fighter plane, found )

Jacquelin
- 2589 days ago - foxnews.com
NEW YORK -- Sixty-five years after it ran out of gas and crash-landed on a beach in Wales, an American P-38 fighter plane has emerged from the surf and sand where it lay buried -- a World War II relic long forgotten by the U.S. government and unknown to th
Court Confirms Sentences for Nazi Massacre
World  (tags: genocide, germany, italy, law, nazi, WWII )

Brian
- 2594 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
ITALY'S highest court has confirmed life sentences for three former Nazi SS officers for their role in the murder of 560 Tuscan villagers, in one of Italy's worst civilian massacres during World War II.
Remains on Glacier May Be WWII Airman
World  (tags: Glacier, WWII, human remains, nation, world )


- 2674 days ago - news.aol.com
Mountain hikers have discovered remains believed to be those of a missing World War II airman resting atop a glacier not far from where an aviation cadet's body was found two years ago, authorities said Monday. The second set of human remains was found
The Web of Lies
World  (tags: Federal Reserve Bank, IRS, war, WWI, WWII, Viet Nam War, Iraq War, money manipulation, New World Order, North American Union, RFID chips, National ID )

RC
- 2686 days ago - video.google.com
Boots sent this to me - a must watch. I knew a lot of this already - but to see it all put together in a way that we all can understand is illuminating - and frightening.
   

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