Tag Archives: World War II

101-Year-Old Ex-Guard at Nazi Camp Is Convicted by German Court – Washington Post June 28, 2022

I saw this recently on Washington Post – 101-Year-Old Ex-Guard at Nazi Camp Is Convicted by German Court: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/06/28/germany-nazi-guard-sentenced-prison/. Longer article. By Annabelle Timsit June 28, 2022 A German court has found a 101-year-old former concentration camp guard guilty of being … Continue reading

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A ‘heroic’ US destroyer sunk fighting the Japanese navy in WWII discovered more than 4 miles down in the Pacific, making it the deepest shipwreck – Business Insider June 25, 2022

I saw this recently on Business Insider – A ‘heroic’ US destroyer sunk fighting the Japanese navy in WWII discovered more than 4 miles down in the Pacific, making it the deepest shipwreck: https://africa.businessinsider.com/military-and-defense/a-heroic-us-destroyer-sunk-fighting-the-japanese-navy-in-wwii-discovered-more-than-4/bf9gllh/. Longer article. BETHANY DAWSON June 25, … Continue reading

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22th June (’22): Anti-Fascist Struggle Day [Croatia] — Blog Site of Gabriele R.

Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Croatian: Dan antifašističke borbe) is a public holiday in Croatia. It is observed on 22 June and commemorates the formation of the First Sisak Partisan Detachment, a Communist-led guerrilla unit during World War II in Yugoslavia on … Continue reading

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Women in the war: the Canadian Women’s Army Corps in the Department of National Defence’s archives — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Rebecca Murray March 2022 marked the 80th anniversary of the incorporation of the Canadian Women’s Army Corps (CWAC) into the Canadian Army. The CWAC was first formed in the summer of 1941 as an auxiliary organization. Like their compatriots … Continue reading

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I Found Descendants of the Man Who Saved My Father from the Nazis – MyHeritage May 18, 2022

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – I Found Descendants of the Man Who Saved My Father from the Nazis: https://blog.myheritage.com/2022/05/i-found-descendants-of-the-man-who-saved-my-father-from-the-nazis/ Longer article. By Esther May 18, 2022 Lionel Rossler, 49, of Rebecq, Belgium, tried for years to find the … Continue reading

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May 28. Dunkirk evacuations day 2. Roll of Honour. – Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Coleraine born Thomas Moody died in 1918 serving with New Zealand infantry and is named on his country’s Roll of Honour. 14 of the names in today’s Roll are men who fell in the costly rearguard action to Dunkirk in … Continue reading

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How (and Why) We Almost Went to War Over a Pig – The NaptimeAuthor

Not every international conflict leads to destruction and violence. Our American Stories is featuring me in a 10-minute talk on a time when the U.S. and Britain almost went to war over a pig, but diplomacy triumphed. How (and Why) … Continue reading

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Home on the Farm — Footprints of Italian Prisoners of War in Australia

Living arrangements for the Italian POWs who worked on Queensland farms were inspected and approved by the commanding officer of the Prisoner of War Control Centre. Recollections of Queenslanders mention a variety of living arrangements for the Italians ranging from: … Continue reading

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The 500th Squadron Attacks Vunapope — IHRA

The following excerpt comes from Warpath Across the Pacific. At this point in the story, the 345th Bomb Group is attacking Vunapope, located near Rabaul, on October 18, 1943. The 500th Squadron Attacks Vunapope

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Remember WWII – Featured Vlogger of the Week – April 27, 2022

I chose Remember WWII: https://www.youtube.com/c/RememberWW2/  as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  The YouTube channel has 101K Subscribers; 161 Videos; Joined Jan 27, 2016; 13,376,276 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/RememberWW2/about Description: Remember WWII is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicating to video recording … Continue reading

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