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Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Aug 06, 2014

Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday. #United States #Japan #US #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #Hiroshima bombings
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

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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 19, 2014

The Pope faces evil

In the run-up to World War II, Joseph Stalin asked: “How many divisions does the Pope have?” The Russian dictator scoffed that the world’s preeminent religious leader wielded moral rather than military power...
From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Aug 19, 2014

Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines...
From pillow to pistol: Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Aug 18, 2014

New city Veterans' Affairs commissioner aims to help all generations of veterans

Newly-minted city Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Loree Sutton said her respect for the military came as a child listening to the World War II soldiers in her own family...