Tag: World War II
Alan Turing’s code-breaking work at Bletchley Park helped shortened World War II.
US Vice President Mike Pence condemns Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing migrant detention facilities to 'concentration camps.'
South Korea formally dissolves a Japanese-backed World War II foundation meant to resolve a dispute over women who were trafficked to Japanese Imperial Army brothels across Asia.
World leaders gather on the coast of southern England on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a feat that helped bring World War Two to an end.
The British Oscar winner is set to star in a new World War II drama as a spy spreading disinformation to protect Allied soldiers mounting raids against the Nazis.
The remains of US airmen linked to the crashed B-25G aircraft in February 1944 will be sent to a forensics laboratory in Hawaii.
Japan expresses displeasure at South Korea's suggestion that the Emperor apologises for war crimes committed in his father's reign.
The town was established by the Dutch around a fortress, Fort de Kock, built in 1825 to withstand attacks from local rebels.
This writer goes to Scotland in honour of his late grandfather who always dreamed of setting foot on this 'green and beautiful' place but never did.
Outdoor living war museum is among Top 10 Most Haunted Sites in Asia due to the numerous deaths that took place there during World War II.
The cemetery, containing 36 graves, is on the edge of an ordinary residential neighbourhood in the Bukit Baru district of the city.
Labuan is known as the Pearl of Borneo and many who live here appreciate its quiet, peaceful and stress-free lifestyle.
Sister Agnes-Marie Valois saved several lives by persuading German officials to tend to some of the wounded and stole German rations to feed the injured.
The Old Post Office building, which now houses the Sabah Tourism Board, has stood the test of time and continues to be a beacon of the city's history.
Death Railway NGO urges Crown Prince Naruhito to help focus attention on the issue, for Japan to make available records of Asians forced to work there.
Sabah tourism minister says the state will issue a formal statement on the removal of assets from three sunken World War II vessels.
Family to celebrate milestone century of Ellan Kannian, who was taken to Burma by the Japanese occupation army during one of the darkest periods in Malaysia's history.
"It would be impossible to find a more impactful relic than the primary tool used by the most evil man in history," the auction house said in a statement.