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Feb 12, 2018

London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found in nearby dock

London City Airport was closed Monday as military experts worked to remove a World War II bomb found in the neighboring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of London's most central airport. The bomb was ...

Decades after Holocaust, Poles still struggle with role

Feb 2, 2018

Decades after Holocaust, Poles still struggle with role

Seventy-three years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau — the infamous Nazi death camp that has come to symbolize the Holocaust — Poles are still struggling to understand their own role in Germany's wartime genocide of European Jews on Polish soil. A bill passed this week ...

Feb 1, 2018

Austria to dissolve 'Nazi songbook' fraternity

Austria's government said Wednesday that it plans to dissolve one of the country's controversial nationalist fraternities after it emerged that it had printed song texts celebrating the Holocaust and other Nazi atrocities. The lyrics in the book produced in 1997 by the Germania zu Wiener ...

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Jan 29, 2018

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Koichi Kaminishi, the last living member of a storied Japanese-Canadian baseball team active from 1914 until Canada's mass internment of Japanese during World War II, reflected on the team and his wartime experiences at a celebration of his 96th birthday this month near Vancouver. The ...