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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • WWII veterans reflect on 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion

     
    June 6, 2014, is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings that saw 156,000 Allied troops — including from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Norway — begin the liberation of France that eventually led to the defeat of Nazi...
  • Pictures in the News | June 6, 2014

     
    Friday's Picturs in the News begins in France, where D-Day ceremonies this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 2 – 8, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This year marks the 70th anniversary since the D-Day invasions, a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the...
  • Scenes of D-Day revisited in then and now photos

     
    Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid literally followed in the footsteps of World War II combat photographers to re-shoot scenes from D-Day captured in their historical photographs. He wanted to match them as closely to show the changes in 70 years....
  • Lamberti's aide accused of comments about Wasserman Schultz, German SS

    Lamberti's aide accused of comments about Wasserman Schultz, German SS
    Former Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti's right-hand man, Sgt. Donald Prichard, was accused of praising Nazi organizational skills and saying he wished BSO could use technology to follow U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and to catch her in...
  • Not your bubbe's film festival

    Not your bubbe's film festival
    The director of the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival for only six months, Ellen Wedner says she has already dispeled the perception that it is "another doom-and-gloom Holocaust festival." "I think all Jewish film festivals get pigeonholed by people...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • What's new in France in 2014

    What's new in France in 2014
    France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year. The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...
  • Code breaker Alan Turing granted royal pardon for gay-sex conviction

    Code breaker Alan Turing granted royal pardon for gay-sex conviction
    LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime of having...
  • British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen

    British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen
    LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Adolf Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime...
  • Depictions of 'beauty and brutality'

    Depictions of 'beauty and brutality'
    The first needlework panels by Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz depict her life in the quiet farming town of Mniszek, Poland, just before Nazis invaded the country. In one fabric collage, a teenage Krinitz carries water from a tributary to...