Remains ID'd of U.S. airman shot down in Germany during WWII
The remains of a U.S. airman whose plane was shot down over Germany during World War II have been accounted for, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Monday. U.S. Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Edgar L. Mills, 25, of Tampa, Florida, was shot down July 18, 1944, during a bombing raid on enemy aircraft and air defense installations around Memmingen, Germany, the agency said in a news release. Mills' body was not recovered at the time, and Germany never reported him as a prisoner of war, the agency said.news.yahoo.com
On this day in history, Jan. 27, 1943, US Eighth Air Force launches bombing offensive over Nazi Germany
The U.S. Eight Air Force attacked the port of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on this day in history, Jan. 27, 1943, marking the start of the American bombing offensive in Europe in World War II.foxnews.com
Putin suddenly claims that representatives of "many European countries" took part in the Siege of Leningrad
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has suddenly stated that representatives of "many European countries" took part in the Siege of Leningrad during World War II. Source: Putin during events marking the 80th anniversary of the breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad Quote: "Representatives of many European countries took part in the Siege of Leningrad and committed crimes.news.yahoo.com
Builders uncover Jewish WWII trove in yard in Poland
About 400 items believed to have been hidden in the ground by their Jewish owners during World War II have been uncovered during house renovation work in a yard in Lodz in central Poland, media reports said Sunday. History experts say that the objects include Hanukkah menorahs and items used in daily life, TVN24 reported. The office's experts said on Facebook last week that the objects will be handed over to the city’s Archaeology Museum.news.yahoo.com
If Putin saves face, it will be the last nail in the coffin of postwar order Polish Ambassador to UN
Krzysztof Szczerski, Poland's Ambassador to the United Nations, believes that Western attempts to allow the Russian President to save face will completely kill off the international order that was established after World War II.news.yahoo.com
Court denies govt aid for Nagasaki A-bomb survivors children
A Japanese court has rejected a damages suit filed by a group of children of Nagasaki atomic bombing survivors seeking eligibility for government support for medical costs, saying hereditary radiation impact has not been provenwashingtonpost.com
World War II treasure trove discovered
Dec. 10—Gloucester's George Story was just going through some odds and ends in his closet when he realized he had stumbled across a view to World War II history. But these photos were not your run-of-the-mill images from that war. The images he found were that of a Japanese warship sunk at Guadalcanal. According to Story, the black and white photos are a tad faded but they have held up ...news.yahoo.com
On this day in history, Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor attack kills 2,403 Americans, launches US into WWII
Japan launched a shocking surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor on this day in history, Dec. 7, 1941. It thrust the United States into World War II and changed history in an instant.foxnews.com
On this day in history, Nov. 30, 1874, indomitable British statesman and WWII hero Winston Churchill is born
Winston Churchill was born to a prominent British father and wealthy American mother in Oxfordshire, England, on this day in history, Nov. 30, 1874. He was voted the Greatest Briton in a BBC poll.foxnews.com
Experts: Dallas air show crash may lead to more safety rules
While the cause of a deadly collision between two vintage military aircraft at a Dallas air show to commemorate Veterans Day remains unknown, experts say the accident will likely renew discussion over whether additional safety rules are needed for such events.
US official says Solomon Islands leader 'missed opportunity'
The U.S. deputy secretary of state says the prime minister of the Solomon Islands “missed an important opportunity” by failing to attend a memorial service to mark the anniversary of a key World War II battle, amid concerns the South Pacific island nation is building closer ties with China.
Veterans Day legislation targets GI Bill racial inequities
In honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the families of Black veterans who fought on behalf of the nation during World War II for benefits they were denied or prevented from taking full advantage of when they returned home from war.