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German Far-Right Politics On The Rise
For the first time since the end of World War II, a far-right party looks set to win seats in Germany’s parliament.
The History Of Chemical Weapons
Banned under international law, chemical weapons are still making it onto the battlefield today. This is how their use developed throughout the 20th Century, before being deployed in Syria.
Sean Spicer Says Hitler Didn't Use Chemical Weapons
At his daily briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer says Hitler did not use chemical weapons in World War II.
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Couple's New Home Had A Romantic Surprise Hidden In An Old Cabinet
It was fate!
Congress Backs Arlington Burial Honor For Female Pilots
By Patricia Zengerle, Reuters
The women performed training and transport missions in the United States during the conflict so male pilots could be sent overseas.
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Neighbors Give Heartwarming Send-Off To WWII Vet Who Died With No Family Or Friends
Andrew Moore had been destined for a nameless grave.
Jaw-Dropping Visualization Shows The Sheer Number Who Died In WWII
Help Greece, but Forget About Reparations From Germany
Founder and publisher of The European, Sr. Advisor, Berggruen ...
BERLIN -- Germany bears responsibility for Greece. But that has nothing to do with World War II.
Group Says Japan's Prime Minister Can Address Congress If He Acknowledges WW2 Past
These Photos Show Dresden Rise From The Ashes Of World War II
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Today's Headlines and the Great War
Communications and Fundraising Consultant
From the crucible of the Great War that was sprinting towards a full boil 100 years ago this month, these chapters, taken together, illuminate how that war continues to shape not only our world in a lofty, conceptual way, but in today's headlines.
Curious About Quantum Physics? Read These 10 Articles!
Steve Mariotti is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entr...
Author at ISAW with a few of these papers (source: Ricardo Andres) Here are the first five. Stay tuned for Part II of this
These Bizarre Gas Mask Photos From WWII Britain Show Life During Wartime
An Unknown American Heroine
Journalist and Producer
Virginia was honored with the Legion of Honor in France, that country's highest civilian award. She kept her American citizenship until the day she died, but she is virtually unknown in the United States.
'FDR and the Jews'
Executive Director, Levantine Public Diplomacy
FDR and the Jews
is an excellent book for its complete examination of Roosevelt in the context of the period he loomed so large on the public stage.
75 Years After Kristallnacht: The Story of One Family
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard, MSW
Writer, College Instructor, Presbyterian Minister, Mom
On the infamous "Kristallnacht," my grandfather Renard, was informed of what was going on, he knew the stakes.
STYLE & BEAUTY
See The Plastic Bra That Protected The Freedom-Fighting Breasts Of WWII Women (PHOTO)
Flickr photo via The U.S. National Archives Dubbed the "Saf-T-Bra" (and helpfully demonstrated by a not-shy war worker in
World War II Soldiers Express Their Love In Heartbreaking Letter (PHOTO)
James Michael Nichols
This is in memory of an anniversary -- the anniversary of October 27th, 1943, when I first heard you singing in North Africa
As Troops Stormed Normandy, Churchill Launched a Drunken Tirade Against DeGaulle (Slideshow)
Author and Historian
On the evening of June 5, 1944, as Roosevelt spoke to the world about the liberation of Rome, and welcomed Italy back into the civilized world, Churchill and de Gaulle were having the most severe of all their many disputes.
'We Are Still The Weaker Sex,' Vintage Article Tells Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson
Many of us may be serving shoulder to shoulder with America’s fighting men—but we’re still the weaker sex, and it’s still
WWII Veteran and Grandson Retrace Journey Together Using Google Earth
Jarrod S. Chlapowski
Writer, teacher, and recovering lobbyist
Though he may not be able to return to France, Matt is determined to include others in his family in his grandfather's legacy. "My father is coming down with me to France this Memorial Day," Matt confides.
Issue Advocacy Media Consultant
It's hard to watch as Medicare is offered up for cuts while taxes are increased on virtually everything but tobacco. I agree with my politically conservative friends. Let's not raise taxes on tobacco.
CULTURE & ARTS
Award-winning conductor, writer, producer and educator.
Oklahoma! told a story of victory and it promised a world of flowers and hard work, with room for everyone and yes, with plenty of heart and plenty of hope. That is what I learned.
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