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Ukraine says it aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW2 commemo...

By Natalia Zinets KIEV(Reuters) - Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War Two commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. ..., 57 minutes ago

Seeking the WW2 heroines who paid the ultimate price

Israel is trying to identify the Jewish women who served - and fell - in the British army during combat on the Egyptian front. Rotem Elizera Ahead of Memorial Day on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry's Families and Commemoration Department has ...
 Ynet News3 hours ago

Antiques Roadshow on case of WW2 medal

From the section Northern Ireland Alan Cook (right) brought his grandfather's medal to Antiques Roadshow expert Paul Atterbury A County Down man has traced the remarkable story of his grandfather's World War Two exploits with the help of ...
 BBC1 day ago VIDEO: Antiques Roadshow on case of WW2 medal  BBC23 hours ago

The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

In the post-war UK, groups of teenagers found a use for the crumbling bomb sites that scarred their cities - they raced bicycles on them. How did this hazardous and haphazard pastime become a hugely popular sport? "The back wheels skid wildly, the ...
 BBC1 day ago

Israel downgrades rank of rep at Putin's WW2 event

Instead of a delegation headed by a minister, Israel will send its ambassador to Moscow to attend the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory. Sources in Jerusalem believe move linked to Russia's decision to lift ban of missile sales to Iran. Israel ...
 Haaretz1 day ago

Plaque to honour WW2 glider veterans

A group of veterans and their families met to unveil the plaque, including (L-R) Katrina Thompson, Gordon Humphries, his friend, Sarah Gleadell, Jim Bick and Chris Copson A plaque has been unveiled to commemorate a group of World War Two veterans. ...
 BBC2 days ago Stolen RAF WW2 plaques returned  BBC1 week ago WW2 plaque bid to trace families  BBC1 week ago Plaque marks WW2 'doodlebug' site  BBC4 weeks ago

$50m worth of silver coins recovered from WW2 shipwreck

More than 100 passengers went down along with the cash when a German submarine struck a ship traveling from India to the U.K. in 1942. REUTERS - Marine salvage experts have recovered $50 million in silver coins from a ship sunk by a German submarine ...
 Haaretz4 days ago Silver coins worth US$50m recovered from WW2 wreck at record depth  Malay Mail4 days ago Silver coins worth $50 million recovered from WW2 wreck at record depth  London South East4 days ago Historic Dive Recovers $50m WW2 Silver Trove days ago
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Germany says No to WW2 reparations

Sigma Gabriel BERLIN. - Germany's economy minister branded Greece's demand for 278,7 billion euros ($302 billion) in reparations from World War Two as stupid yesterday, while the German opposition said Berlin should repay a forced loan dating from ...
 Zimbabwe Herald1 week ago Germany brands Greek demand for WW2 reparations as 'stupid'  Irish Independent1 week ago Greek demand for WW2 cash stupid  IOL1 week ago Germany dismisses Greek demand for billions in WW2 reparations  Reuters1 week ago

Russia halts Western WW2 display

A central Russian gallery has cancelled the opening of an exhibition of World War Two images by US and British photographers, sparking claims that the event was pulled for political reasons. Yekaterinburg's House of Metenkov said the closure was a ...
 BBC1 week ago Russia cancels Western WW2 display  BBC1 week ago Joint Ukrainian-Russian WW2 Film Opens #1 at Russian Box Office  Sputnik2 weeks ago

WW2 Vets in Kiev Demand Repeal of Law Calling Fascists Freedom Fighters

About a hundred people gathered in central Kiev on Tuesday, among them Ukrainian veterans of the Soviet Army, to protest the Ukrainian parliament's decision to recognize the wartime Nazi collaborationist Ukrainian Insurgent Army as freedom fighters, ...
 Sputnik6 days ago
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