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Nurse Greta Friedman, kissed in iconic World War II photo, dies at 92

Sep 11, 2016

Nurse Greta Friedman, kissed in iconic World War II photo, dies at 92

Greta Friedman, the nurse who was kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in New York city's Times Square after the Second World War ended in 1945, has died, a media report said. #NewsTracker #Virginia #New York #World War II #Second World War #Shareworthy #World War II photo #Greta Friedman #Greta Friedmn kissed by a sailor #Greta Friedman kissed at Times Square #World War II Times Square photo
Japanese pay homage at Yasukuni Shrine as Japan marks 71st anniversary of WWII

Aug 15, 2016

Japanese pay homage at Yasukuni Shrine as Japan marks 71st anniversary of WWII

Japan marked 71 years of the end of World War I with its mayor lauding a visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima earlier this year. #Japan #ImagesOfTheDay #World War II #Hiroshima #Nagasaki #Shinzo Abe
South Korea protesters clash over 'comfort women' issue; say victims can't be silenced with money

Jul 28, 2016

South Korea protesters clash over 'comfort women' issue; say victims can't be silenced with money

South Korean protesters clashed with police on Thursday as they tried to disrupt the opening in Seoul of a Tokyo-funded foundation for women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels #NewsTracker #World War II #Colonial rule #Comfort women #Kim Tae-Hyun #Reconciliation and Healing Foundation
'Mein Kampf' publisher promises proceeds from sales to Holocaust survivors

Jun 30, 2016

'Mein Kampf' publisher promises proceeds from sales to Holocaust survivors

A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto Mein Kampf to a local organisation that works with ageing Holocaust survivors. #Germany #World War II #Nazi #Holocaust #Mein Kampf #Jews #Judaism #TheNarrative #Mifflin Harcourt
US Marines say they misidentified man in iconic Iwo Jima photo

Jun 23, 2016

US Marines say they misidentified man in iconic Iwo Jima photo

One of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image, the Marine Corps announced on Thursday after conducting an investigation prompted by the claims of two amateur historians. #NewsTracker #World War II #TheNarrative #Iwo Jima #Flags of Our Fathers #Mount Suribachi #Private First Class Harold Schultz
Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

Jun 20, 2016

Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide to a record 65.3 million at the end of last year. #Syria #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Europe #EU #World War II #refugees #UNHCR #displaced people
Bodies of over 100 migrants wash up on Libyan beach after boat capsizes

Jun 03, 2016

Bodies of over 100 migrants wash up on Libyan beach after boat capsizes

The bodies of more than 100 migrants have washed up on a Libyan beach as a new migrant boat tragedy unfolded in the Mediterranean south of Greece on Friday. #Libya #NewsTracker #Greece #Nato #Africa #EU #Turkey #World War II #Migrant crisis
North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

May 27, 2016

North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as the "childish" diplomatic ploy of a "nuclear war fanatic." #Obama #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #North Korea #World War II #Hiroshima
US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

May 27, 2016

US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

President Barack Obama is set to make history on Friday as he travels to Hiroshima more than seven decades after the end of World War II . #Japan #US #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #President Barack Obama #Little Boy
'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

May 27, 2016

'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #World War II #US President #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe #G7 meet