# world-war-ii - Today’s News
# world-war-ii - Thursday 19 June, 2014
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For more than 60 years German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they personally committed atrocities.
The man admits joining the Waffen SS when he was 17 but denies being an Auschwitz guard.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
It’s not believed to pose any danger to the public.
# world-war-ii - Friday 6 June, 2014
US President Barack Obama said that he was “humbled” to be in the presence of D-Day veterans.
“Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast of France in tremendous strength by cloudy daylight today and stormed several miles inland.”
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Obama is in Poland and announced a expansion of US military presence in Europe.
# world-war-ii - Friday 9 May, 2014
11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.
# world-war-ii - Friday 25 April, 2014
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 23 March, 2014
A welcome comfort for WWII soldiers…if they didn’t explode.
# world-war-ii - Saturday 15 March, 2014
The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Lawrence S. Gordon’s remains were identified using dental records, and will now be returned to his hometown.
# world-war-ii - Monday 24 February, 2014
Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
Nazi troops blockaded and then set fire to a church, in which dozens of women and children were burned alive. In total 642 men, women and children were killed.
# world-war-ii - Friday 3 January, 2014
Everyone’s been talking about Pat Cox, a Donegal house fire, and the bad weather…
The accident happened in Euskirchen, not far from former capital Bonn in western Germany.
# world-war-ii - Monday 30 December, 2013
Germany said it has tried to deal with its own actions during
World War II and urged Japan and other countries to do likewise. # world-war-ii - Sunday 8 December, 2013
Dr Aidan MacCarthy was being held in a prisoner-of-war camp in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city.
# world-war-ii - Saturday 23 November, 2013
A Ukranian told the European Court of Human Rights that his country had failed to protect his reputation.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The Congressional Gold Medal will be given to the ‘code talkers’ from 33 tribes.
# world-war-ii - Saturday 9 November, 2013
Seen as the start of the Holocaust, Kristallnacht took place across Germany 75 years ago tonight.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 3 November, 2013
The bomb was discovered by experts searched for unexploded Allied ordnance.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
A group of 21 children who had been evacuated to Ireland returned to our shores last weekend, as part of The Gathering.
# world-war-ii - Friday 6 September, 2013
Rochus Misch was the last surviving witness of Hitler’s final days in the Berlin bunker towards the end of
World War II. # world-war-ii - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
The guards are aged up to 97 and face possible charges of accessory to murder.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
For decades German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they had personally committed atrocities, but since a 2011 landmark case all former camp guards can be tried.
# world-war-ii - Friday 9 August, 2013
From The Daily Edge
Flight Lieutenant Tony Snell shows us how it’s done.
# world-war-ii - Monday 8 July, 2013
Emery Jacoby shares his family’s tragedy online.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
The item was found on Lough Shore Road, near Lough Erne, during security checks.
Laszlo Lajos Csatari has been charged over his role in organising the deportation of an estimated 12,000 Jews to
World War II death camps. # world-war-ii - Saturday 15 June, 2013
Michael Karkoc was commander of a Nazi SS led-unit, and now lives in Minnesota, according to a new investigation.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 19 May, 2013
Following his resignation in 1969, the French President sought solace in a “quiet holiday” touring Ireland.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during
World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks. # world-war-ii - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
The Minister for Justice said that the Irish who fought with the Allies during WWII had “fought against Nazi tyranny”.
The process of pardoning Irish Army deserters who joined the Allies in
World War II will be completed by TDs this evening. # world-war-ii - Sunday 5 May, 2013
The bomber is the only one of its kind left after
World War II, and was shot down in the English Channel during the Battle of Britain in 1940. # world-war-ii - Friday 26 April, 2013
“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat” – the Churchill quotation chosen for the note.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
It’s a packed day in Leinster House – click through to find out what’s being debated in the Dail, Seanad and committees today.
Thousands of Irish servicemen were dismissed or prosecuted for fighting with the Allies during
World War II. # world-war-ii - Friday 19 April, 2013
Hundreds of people – including Holocaust survivors – gathered to mark the uprising that saw Jewish people take arms against Nazi forces.