World War 2

Japan marks 75th anniversary of surrender

Japan marks 75th anniversary of surrender

There was no word of apology from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who gave thanks for the sacrifices of the Japanese war dead but had nothing ...Read More

Queen approves Victoria Cross for Australian war hero

Queen approves Victoria Cross for Australian war hero

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has approved awarding the Victoria Cross to sailor Edward "Teddy" Sheean, Australia's Governor-General David...Read More

Hiroshima Day: Why were the atom bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki called Little Boy and Fat Man?

Hiroshima Day: Why were the atom bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki called Little Boy and Fat Man?

It is 75 years since the first atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6, 1945. Thousands of p...Read More

Forces' Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn passes away at 103

Forces' Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn passes away at 103

British singer Vera Lynn, fondly known as Forces' Sweetheart, has died at the age of 103.

Sony announces Call of Duty: World War 2 as free monthly game for PlayStation Plus subscribers in June

Sony announces Call of Duty: World War 2 as free monthly game for PlayStation Plus subscribers in June

Call of Duty: World War II will be free to download from the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Plus subscribers starting May 26 throughou...Read More

Mass parachute drop marks World War 2 assault

Mass parachute drop marks World War 2 assault

Ginkel Heath: Hundreds of parachutists have floated out of clear blue skies in the eastern Netherlands to commemorate the 75th anniversar...Read More

Rajasthan government to enhance pensions of World War 2 widows

Rajasthan government to enhance pensions of World War 2 widows

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government will enhance the pension given to widows of World War 2 and honorarium of ex-servicemen who are put on d...Read More

Experience the Holocaust with Anne Frank’s traveling exhibition in Mumbai

Experience the Holocaust with Anne Frank’s traveling exhibition in Mumbai

Mumbai: Although many of us know about the Holocaust during World War 2, we are not aware about the hardships faced by Jews during Nazi’s...Read More

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Bhopal: Army’s 500 kms Chindits Trail Expedition concludes

Bhopal: Army concluded its 500 kilometres Chindits Trail Expedition on Friday in Narsinghpur district of the state. The expedition traver...Read More

Split by WW II, love-struck couple to marry!

Split by WW II, love-struck couple to marry!

London: A British World War II hero who split up from his fiancee after suffering post-traumatic stress is finally getting married to her...Read More

North Korea to switch to new time zone to mark liberation from Japanese

North Korea to switch to new time zone to mark liberation from Japanese

London: North Korea will soon switch to a new time zone in order to mark the country’s liberation from the Japanese at the end of World W...Read More

Japan lawmakers pass security bills despite public anger

Japan lawmakers pass security bills despite public anger

Tokyo: Controversial security bills that opponents say will undermine 70 years of pacifism and could see Japanese troops fighting abroad ...Read More

Superior air and sea strategy behind Allied’s WWII victory

Superior air and sea strategy behind Allied’s WWII victory

London: A superior air and sea power, not the titanic land battle as is generally believed, ensured Allied forces’ victory in the Second ...Read More

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