TOKYO (AP) — Japan's foreign minister accused South Korea on Monday of worsening already strained ties by making “illegal” demands for compensation for the sexual abuse of Korean women and use of forced laborers during World War II.
PHOENIX (AP) — An 18-year-old U.S. Navy sailor from Arizona who died at Pearl Harbor was buried with full military honors on Friday after his remains were identified last year, about 80 years after the Japanese attack.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107.
HONOLULU (AP) — The remains of some U.S. military personnel who died during World War II and were buried anonymously in the Philippines have been returned to Hawaii to try to determine their identities.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington, Oregon, more than two dozen Native American and Alaska Native tribes and cultural groups from the Northwest are suing the federal government to stop the sale of the National Archives building in Seattle, a plan that would force the relocation of millions of invaluable historical records to California and Missouri.
TYRINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — British diplomat Brian Urquhart, an early leader of the United Nations who played a central role in developing the U.N. practice of peacekeeping, has died, according to his family. He was 101.
JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who was among the last surviving members of the World War II jungle fighting unit known as Merrill's Marauders has died at age 99.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two German WWII graves bearing Nazi swastikas have been removed from Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery and replaced with new headstones.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) —
In 2020, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Sterling Publishing, in cooperation with The Associated Press, released an illustrated book called “Victory: World War II In Real Time,” filled with original AP dispatches from the time to mark the occasion and scores of original news photos.
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“Outlander” series by Diana Gabaldon: This one got the TV treatment from Starz. Claire Randall, a World War II nurse, travels back in time to 18th-century Scotland where she is swept up in adventure and romance with Jamie Fraser.“The Aubrey-Maturin Series” by Patrick O’Brian: In this historical epic saga, a commander in the British Royal Navy and his surgeon explore the world and defend the empire in the year 1800. The series formed the basis for the 2003 film “Master and Commander: Far Side of the World.”
I had never realized how much growing up in World War II has changed who I am.
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