Latest World War II Stories

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.

2008-07-06 12:00:05

By Associated Press BERLIN -- A man tore the head off a controversial Adolf Hitler wax figure at Madame Tussauds' new branch in Berlin on its opening day Saturday, officials said. German police said they arrested the 41-year-old man.

2008-04-08 06:30:00

Many German people are completely unaware that the global space race began on a remote and sandy island off the Baltic coast, a modest place with wide open skies and rows of pine trees.

2007-11-01 12:00:00

Paul Tibbets, who piloted the B-29 bomber Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died Thursday. He was 92 and insisted almost to his dying day that he had no regrets about the mission and slept just fine at night.

2006-11-01 18:00:00

NEW YORK - A Brooklyn high school student caused a stir when he showed up for class dressed as Adolf Hitler for Halloween. Walter Petryk, 16, defended his costume Tuesday, insisting it was a satire of the Nazi dictator. But some students and officials at Leon M.

2006-08-28 10:58:53

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Monday that it welcomed Nobel prize winning novelist Guenter Grass's decision to waive restrictions on his Nazi archives so the center could investigate his time in Hitler's Waffen-SS.

2006-08-22 08:40:41

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged Nobel prize winning novelist Guenter Grass on Tuesday to come clean about his time in Hitler's Waffen-SS by waiving German data protection laws to enable the center to investigate him.

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