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Myanmar must protect patriotic sites: AIPF tells PM

Mar 01, 2014

Myanmar must protect patriotic sites: AIPF tells PM

With Manmohan Singh visiting Myanmar next week, the Assam branch of the All India Patriotic Forum has urged the prime minister to talk with authorities there regarding proper preservation of sites related to India's freedom movement. #World #India #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #Myanmar #World War II #Azad hindu Fauj
Signed copies of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to be auctioned

Feb 27, 2014

Signed copies of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to be auctioned

Bidding in the online auction for the signed books starts at $20,000 #BuzzPatrol #Germany #World War II #Nazi #Mein Kampf #Adolf Hitler
Israeli draft law aiming to ban the word 'Nazi' triggers outrage

Jan 17, 2014

Israeli draft law aiming to ban the word 'Nazi' triggers outrage

The bill would impose a fine of 100,000 shekels (nearly $29,000) and six months in jail for anybody using the word or symbols from Adolf Hitler's Third Reich in a "wrong or inappropriate way." #NewsTracker #Israel #Democracy #World War II #Nazi #Adolf Hitler #Auschwitz #Freedom of Expression #Jewish Holocaust
Japanese PM visits controversial WWII shrine

Dec 26, 2013

Japanese PM visits controversial WWII shrine

Visits to the Yasukuni shrine by Japanese politicians have long been a point of friction with China and South Korea, because of Japan's brutal aggression during World War II. #China #Japan #NewsTracker #Korea #World War II #Shrine #Shinzo Abe #War criminals
AK-47 rifle inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, dies at 94

Dec 24, 2013

AK-47 rifle inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, dies at 94

Mikhail Kalashnikov started out wanting to make farm equipment, but the harvest he reaped was one of blood as the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, the world's most popular firearm. #NewsTracker #World War II #Mikhail Kalashnikov #AK-47 assault rifle

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From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Feb 01, 2013

From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Saadat Hasan Manto lived through World War II and his most productive writing years in India were 1939-1945. This was the period where nations had converted industrial factories into armaments producing units. #World War II #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings

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From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Aug 01, 2014

U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central As... #Afghanistan #The Pentagon #Western Europe
From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Jul 31, 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Wrote Love Letters to Each Other While Apart

Jolie reveals she exchanged love letters with her fiancé while filming different World War II movie... #Brad Pitt #Angelina Jolie
From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Jul 30, 2014

Robina Asti Wins an Important Legal Battle for Transgender Couples

After serving her country in World War II as a man, Robina Asti took on the Social Security Administration - and wo... #Brad Pitt #Angelina Jolie