| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:00 AM
For more than half a century, what had once been Hawaii's largest and longest-operating internment camp was ignored and forgotten. To the hundreds of Japanese Americans who had been forcibly confined at the camp, the experience was a source of shame and...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:00 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron have rightly turned down Vladimir Putin's invitation to go to Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe, and President Obama may soon follow suit....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:30 AM
New free mobile apps can take you on a tour of two of World War II's most enduring landmarks: the American cemeteries in Britain and France.
With your smartphone or mobile device, you can explore the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer in...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:50 PM
Adm. Philip Davidson, commander of the Navy's Fleet Forces, spoke of the Battle of Midway, a pivotal U.S. win during World War II, when trying to convey the importance of the newly formed Information Dominance Forces Command.
Against a superior and...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It wasn't until June when Joseph Sanes, 92, of Wilmette, was honored during a memorial to the Battle of Midway at Naval Station Great Lakes that his sister learned all that he – and others – had been through during that key World War II...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:34 AM
During World War II, the U.S. government operated a network of alien detention facilities — a numbing euphemism for prisons — and filled them with about 120,000 Japanese-Americans, two-thirds of whom were American citizens and nearly all of...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:45 PM
A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Seventy years ago, British, Soviet and American forces were unprepared for the atrocities they encountered when they liberated the Nazi concentration camps. Combat and newsreel cameramen recorded these harrowing discoveries at camps that included Bergen-...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:25 PM
The Hampton History Museum is seeking stories, pictures and artifacts related to soldiers who served in World War II.
Anyone interested in sharing can visit the museum from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22. The stories and items will be...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90.
Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...