# world-war-ii - Today’s News
# 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.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The Dáil’s newest member, Helen McEntee, will be formally introduced to the chamber today.
# world-war-ii - Monday 15 April, 2013
# world-war-ii - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.
The structures were built for soldiers to keep watch over sea activity during the Second World War.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 7 April, 2013
Have you heard the one about the flying fortress and the monkey?
“I am 93, there is no reason to wait any longer,” says Nikolai Vasenin, who has been decorated by France for his role in
World War II. # world-war-ii - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Ewald Von Kleist was part of the failed plot by German army officers and members of the resistance to blow up Adolf Hitler in 1944.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 10 March, 2013
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They carried cannons, machine guns, anti-aircraft weapons and even tanks across countries in the greatest conflicts of the 20th century.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Soldiers who deserted the Defence Forces to fight for the allied side were denied pay and pension rights.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 17 February, 2013
One clothing store on Grafton St gives a glimpse into how Irish businesses protected themselves from air raids during WWII.
# world-war-ii - Thursday 14 February, 2013
The Operation Transformation team meet the Health committee this morning to discuss Ireland’s obesity problem.
# world-war-ii - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
Legislation granting a legal pardon to Irish deserters who fought for the Allies in
World War II will be introduced today. # world-war-ii - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
Angela Merkel says freedom should never been taken for granted, on the 80th anniversary of Hitler’s rise to power.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 27 January, 2013
Berlusconi is aiming to become prime minister again after elections in four weeks’ time.
# world-war-ii - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
New PM Shinzo Abe wants to take it back…and give it again.
# world-war-ii - Sunday 30 December, 2012
The statue by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, depicts Adolf Hitler praying on his knees.
# world-war-ii - Monday 24 December, 2012
Poignant archive pictures show attempts to bring Christmas cheer and boost morale through 1939 to 1945.
# world-war-ii - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Franois Hollande said Algeria was subjected to “a profoundly unjust and brutal system” for over a century.