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Japan Marks 72 Years Since Hiroshima Atomic Bomb
World  (tags: war, atomic bombs, weapons, destruction, Japan, history, World War II )

Freya
- 656 days ago - yahoo.com
Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world's first nuclear attack on Hiroshima, with the nation's traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus.
The Untold History of US War Crimes
World  (tags: war, atrocities, World War II, Vietnam War, atomic bombing, invasions )

Freya
- 1110 days ago - truth-out.org
Peter Kuznick speaks of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, US crimes and lies behind the Vietnam war, why the US engaged a Cold War with the Soviet Union, and more.
15 Badass Women of World War II You Didn't Learn About in History Class
World  (tags: history, women, World War II, conflict, heroes )

Freya
- 1285 days ago - upworthy.com
Much like their male counterparts, women in the Allied countries were clamoring to get in the game from the moment war broke out.
Decades On, Hibakusha Explains the Horrors of Nagasaki
World  (tags: war, Nagasaki, atomic bomb, pain, dying, testimonies, stories, peace, message, burned, world war II, death, children )

Naoko
- 3219 days ago - asahi.com
As the children listened attentively, Kiwamu Ejima recalled the misery in his childhood, how he tried to comfort his dying sister burned beyond recognition in a city leveled by a nuclear weapon.
War's Aging Victims Still Wait for Apology
World  (tags: war, violence, South Korea, Japan, comfort women, apology, compensation, waiting, protest, world war II )

Naoko
- 3220 days ago - asahi.com
Some seven decades on, South Korean former "comfort women" who were forced to provide sex for Japanese soldiers during World War II are still waiting for an official apology and compensation from Japan.
The Best Way to Honor Howard Zinn By Ralph Nader
World  (tags: Howard Zinn, tribute, war, historian, human rights, history, veteran, peace, autobiography, Chomsky, world, usa, ethics, world war II, human rights, death, society, memory, ralph nader )

Brigitte
- 3392 days ago - commondreams.org
For sixty years, this Army veteran spoke out against all wars, from Vietnam to Iraq, and others, from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan to Indonesian, African and Chinese assaults. Howard Zinn did not choose his injustices. No matter where they came fr
Poland Embraces New Effort to Fight Anti-Semitism
World  (tags: World, Poland, anti-Semitism, discrimination, education, human rights, school, books, Catholic, history, Middle Ages, World War II, Nazis, SS, Holocaust, Jewish, Polish )

Tom
- 3727 days ago - google.com
Poland is the fifth in a group of 12 countries adopting such workbooks, after Germany, Ukraine, Denmark and the Netherlands. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe guided the project as part of an overall effort to fight anti-Semitisim.
D-Day Soldier's Dog Tag Found in Sand of Omaha Beach
World  (tags: Normandy, world war II, D-Day, soldier, dog tag, omaha beach )

Marilyn
- 4369 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The family of Pvt. William Bernice Clark never had a funeral for him, never got to say goodbye and never really accepted his fate among the fallen during the Normandy D-Day landings in World War II until the soldier's dog tag was discovered at Omaha Beach
   

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