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Indian World War II hero's medals to be brought back home after IAF buys them

May 25, 2015

Indian World War II hero's medals to be brought back home after IAF buys them

World War II veteran Wing Commander Karun Krishna 'Jumbo' Majumdar's Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and bar will return to India, after IAF buys them from a Britain-based auction house. #India #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Medals #IAF #World War II #Wing Commander Karun Krishna 'Jumbo' Majumdar #Distinguished Flying Cross
Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election

May 08, 2015

Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election

Britain marked the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday with events to be attended by top politicians despite chaos in some party ranks following the Conservatives' shock election triumph. #Elections #NewsTracker #Britain #Politicians #World War II #VE day
The Imitation Game mostly gets it right about WWII codebreakers, says historian

Feb 20, 2015

The Imitation Game mostly gets it right about WWII codebreakers, says historian

The Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game gets a lot right about the Allied effort to crack the German armed forces' communications code during World War II. #didyouknow #Germany #World War II #The Imitation Game #Imitation Game #Allied forces #Enigma code
Oscar special: Alan Turing who? Benedict Cumberbatch acts like SRK in The Imitation Game

Feb 18, 2015

Oscar special: Alan Turing who? Benedict Cumberbatch acts like SRK in The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is blessed to have a supporting cast with actors like Mark Strong who are able to rally around the hybrid of Sherlock and Turing that Cumberbatch plays #Homosexuality #Movie review #MovieReview #World War II #The Imitation Game #Benedict Cumberbatch #Sherlock #Alan Turing
US baiters unite: North Korea's Kim Jong-Un confirms official visit to Russia

Jan 28, 2015

US baiters unite: North Korea's Kim Jong-Un confirms official visit to Russia

The trip, if it takes place, would be Kim's first foreign visit since taking power in the reclusive state in 2011, succeeding his father Kim Jong Il who died suddenly, and is likely to come before he visits China, the North's main ally. #China #ThisisNext #US #Russia #North Korea #Vladimir Putin #World War II #Kim Jong-un

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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