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They Deserve A Stamp - Petition
World  (tags: Japanese Americans, US commemorative stamp, Post Office, stamps, petition, WWII )

Dandelion
- 44 days ago - theydeserveastamp.org
This is not the first attempt to nominate this deserving group of Americans for a US commemorative stamp. While it is not the first time, we hope it will be the last.
Backgrounder: Hajj Amin Al~Husseini
World  (tags: Netanyahu, Hitler, al-Husseini, Holocaust, genocide, Islam, Muslims, WWII, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 179 days ago - meforum.org
Netanyahu caused a storm of controversy on October 20 by quoting Hajj Amin al~Husseini, the infamous grand mufti of Jerusalem during the interwar years, as having told Adolf Hitler in 1941 to burn rather than deport the Jews of Europe, insinuating that
There Are Now More Refugees Around The World Than Any Other Time In The Last 50 Years
World  (tags: refugees, WWII, Yemen, Burundi, Syria, EU, Australia, global conflicts, environmental, wars, Afghanistan, Darfur )

Dandelion
- 280 days ago - globalpost.com
A report released today by the United Nations close to 60 million people have fled their homes because of either conflict or persecution half of them are children. That number does not include people fleeing due to poverty gang violence or environmental
How Did Hitler's Scar-Faced Henchman Become An Irish Farmer?
World  (tags: world, Nazis, WWII, Otto Skorzeny, Ireland, freedoms, violence, government, crime, ethics, politics, interesting )

Carrie
- 484 days ago - bbc.com
He was Hitler's favourite Nazi commando, famously rescuing Mussolini from an Italian hilltop fortress, and was known as "the most dangerous man in Europe". After World War Two, he landed in Argentina and became a bodyguard for Eva Perón.
D-Day: Then and Now
World  (tags: D-Day, WWII, war, world, 6/6/1944, Normandy, humanrights )

Nancy
- 692 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
- 693 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
- 693 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
- 782 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
- 943 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
- 971 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
- 1362 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
- 1362 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
- 1705 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
- 3006 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
- 3088 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
 

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