Latest World War II Stories

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for.

2010-03-31 06:45:00

MONUMENT, Colo., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In the closing days of WWII, the Soviet Union attacked and occupied Japanese-controlled northern China, then called Manchuria.

2009-09-07 21:20:00

Three watercolor paintings believed to have been rendered by German dictator Adolf Hitler were sold for a total of more than $60,000 at an auction in Nuremberg.

2009-07-13 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stripped naked, lined up at the edge of a ditch and gunned down. Village by village, family by family, bullet by bullet.

2009-03-06 13:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jingwei International Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: JNGW; "Jingwei"), one of the leading providers of data mining and customer relationship marketing services in China, today issued a profit warning for the fourth quarter of 2008. Due to rapid deterioration in economic condition at the end of 2008, Jingwei's consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2008 is expected to show a decline as compared to that for the...

2009-01-08 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 6th, the Japanese Prime Minister acknowledged to members of Japan's Parliament that his family-owned coal mine used Allied Prisoner of War slave labor during World War II.

2008-10-27 09:00:22

Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ: PCYO) announced today that Lend Lease Lowry Range LLC (Lend Lease) has notified the Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners (State Land Board) of its intent to terminate, as of December 31, 2008, its agreement with the State Land Board regarding development at the Lowry Range.

2008-09-23 06:00:22

By Ellen Barry The new addition to the Russian pantheon of cinematic World War II heroes, a Soviet agent who has infiltrated the SS, has an unfortunate habit of waving around his passport, which is stamped with gold letters reading "Working Spy of the Soviet Union." Oleg Dolin, the star of "Hitler Kaput!" - a low-brow farce that opened Thursday in Moscow cinemas - dozes off while stealing top- secret documents, accidentally photocopying his face.

2008-08-21 12:01:13

EuroGas, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EUGS) (FRANKFURT: EUG) (XETRA: EUG) (HAMB: EUG) (STUTTGART: EUG) today announced that it has officially requested an acceleration of the return of the Gemerska Poloma talc mining concession to Rozmin s.r.o.

2008-07-19 18:00:23

HISTORIAN Antony Beevor takes viewers on a special tour of the German capital and in the process, sheds fresh light on a little- known aspect of the war. He'll be exploring the city's lost world of underground shelters, many of which have been closed to the public since the end of the conflict.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]