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# second-world-war - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Dalkey volunteers restore World War II 'Eire' sign

The sign was restored by 60 volunteers.

# second-world-war - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Ever wanted to buy a tank? Well now you can

One of the biggest draws from the 130 tanks being auctioned off by the Normandy Tank Museum is a US M4 Cadillac tank made in 1942 – which is listed at between €80,000 and €140,000.

# second-world-war - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Secret Nazi jungle hideout discovered by archaeologists

Three stone buildings have been excavated in the Argentinian jungle complete with swastikas on the walls.

# second-world-war - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

# second-world-war - Monday 12 May, 2014

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

# second-world-war - Thursday 11 April, 2013

VIDEO: Austrian artist shines new light on forgotten Irish lookout posts Lookout This post contains videos

VIDEO: Austrian artist shines new light on forgotten Irish lookout posts

The structures were built for soldiers to keep watch over sea activity during the Second World War.

# second-world-war - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland announces €3.8m in funding for UN agencies and NGOs in Congo

Seven million people have died as a result of war in DR Congo since 1998 – making it the one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II, said the Minister for Trade and Development.

# second-world-war - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Belgian premier apologises for WWII deportation of 25,000 Jews

The Belgian Prime Minister said the country has been “complicit in the most abominable crime” by deporting tens of thousands of Jewish people to Nazi concentration camps during the war.

# second-world-war - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts Germany This post contains videos

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

# second-world-war - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# second-world-war - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Don't Forget Your Gas Mask Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

# second-world-war - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 Pic Of The Day This post contains images

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944

The Normandy landings got underway on this day 68 years ago.

# second-world-war - Friday 4 May, 2012

News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship

Edward Kennedy was fired after reporting the unconditional surrender of German generals to Allied forces.

# second-world-war - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Russian museum director works on... aged 90 Russian Work Ethic

Russian museum director works on... aged 90

Age is just a number to iconic woman in the Russian art world.

# second-world-war - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

German intelligence agency admits destruction of files linking staff to Nazi SS, Gestapo

The destruction of files relating to around 250 BND employees was discovered during a historical inquiry into the organisation’s links with Nazi Germany.

# second-world-war - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Coco Chanel was a Nazi agent, book claims Coco

Coco Chanel was a Nazi agent, book claims

After searching European and American archives from WWII, author Hal Vaughan claims he has found proof that Coco Chanel was an active Nazi agent during war.

# second-world-war - Friday 3 June, 2011

Philippines and US launch joint search for missing US WWII troops

The remains of many of the US troops who fought in the Philippines in World War II have never been recovered.

# second-world-war - Monday 4 April, 2011

MI5 documents show Nazis plans to kill Allied troops with coffee, cigarettes and chocolate

Nazi agents planned to assassinate Allied troops using poisoned foodstuffs and painkillers, as well as swastika emblazoned belt buckles that hid pistols.

# second-world-war - Monday 28 March, 2011

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA

Newly-released documents show how Éamon De Valera colluded with the British authorities to crush the IRA.

# second-world-war - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Eva Braun's private photographs released Eva Braun This post contains images

Eva Braun's private photographs released

Recently released personal photographs show the private lives of one of the 20th century’s most hated dictators and the woman who loved him.