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#WWII

# wwii - Sunday 24 June, 2012

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

# wwii - Saturday 23 June, 2012

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle Enigma This post contains videos

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle

Puzzles on the search engine’s website are commemorating the 100th anniversary of Turing’s birth.

# wwii - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Govt apologises for treatment of Irish WWII veterans

Defence Forces members who fought with the Allies in WWII were persecuted in Ireland for desertion.

# wwii - Thursday 7 June, 2012

'Gates of Paradise' to go on display after two decades of restoration

Lorenzo Ghiberti’s 15th-century door is to go on display at a Florence museum from September.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Fancy your own private island? Island Living This post contains images

In pictures: Fancy your own private island?

James Island carries a $75m price tag and comes complete with an airstrip, 780 acres and guaranteed solitude.

# wwii - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

VIDEO: The Nazi spy who colluded with the IRA Nazispy This post contains videos

VIDEO: The Nazi spy who colluded with the IRA

A new video posted by StoryMap.ie tells the story of Hermann Goertz who came to Ireland during WWII.

# wwii - Friday 25 May, 2012

From The42 Auschwitz bans flags, football gear for Euro 2012 Euro 2012

Auschwitz bans flags, football gear for Euro 2012

Irish supporters planning on visiting the grounds of the death camp in southern Poland next month will have to dress appropriately, officials said.

# wwii - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: WWII Kittyhawk fighter plane found in Sahara WWII This post contains videos

VIDEO: WWII Kittyhawk fighter plane found in Sahara

Plane which crashed in June 1942 has been found after 70 years in the desert.

# wwii - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Humiliated, tortured or executed: The little-known story of the Irish POWs

Some 650 Irish soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese during WW2. They were starved, beaten, even crucified – but showed incredible bravery, writes historian Robert Widders.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Israeli government boosts budget for Holocaust survivors

Around 200,000 survivors live in Israel.

# wwii - Thursday 29 March, 2012

The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality Alan Turing This post contains images

The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality

Turing, known as the father of modern computing, helped give the Allies their biggest tactical advantage against the Axis forces but died an ignominious death.

# wwii - Sunday 18 March, 2012

US set to release previously undisclosed 1940 census data

Historians say that records of 132m people will offer new details about a transformative decade in America amid the Great Depression recovery.

# wwii - Friday 16 March, 2012

Nazi-seized art ordered returned to American man

A German court has ruled a Berlin museum must return rare posters seized by the Gestapo during WWII to the victim’s relative – saying that keeping them would be a perpetuation of the crimes of the Nazis.

# wwii - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# wwii - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: A short history of the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster Work Can Wait This post contains videos

Watch: A short history of the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster

A bookshop in England says it discovered the previously undistributed WWII posted in a box of books.

# wwii - Saturday 3 March, 2012

In pictures: America's WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans WWII This post contains images

In pictures: America's WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans

Seventy years ago this month, the US began sending thousands of its citizens into an internment camp in Manzanar, California.Here are Ansel Adams’ photos of that camp.

# wwii - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Poll: Should Irish soldiers who fought in WWII be pardoned for deserting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish soldiers who fought in WWII be pardoned for deserting?

They “contributed to the freedom of Europe” but were met with “starvation orders” when they got home. Should those 5,000 soldiers who fought for the Allies against Hitler’s forces be pardoned for deserting the Irish army?

# wwii - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Poland puts Hitler's bunker up for rent WWII This post contains images

Poland puts Hitler's bunker up for rent

The Polish Forestry Service hopes to turn the infamous Nazi war base – known as the Wolf’s Lair – into a tourist attraction.

# wwii - Friday 2 December, 2011

Germany evacuates half the city of Koblenz after WWII bomb uncovered

The 10ft unexploded bomb is one of the largest to be discovered in Germany since the end of the Second World War.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Friday 11 November, 2011

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?

More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?

# wwii - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Hundreds of dormant Nazi death camp investigations reopened

The conviction of a 91-year-old man in May of accessory to murder for serving as a WWII death camp guard has led to a recheck of potentially similar cases.

# wwii - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Germany and Italy at UN court over WWII compensation

Germany has argued that Italian courts have no right to demand that it pay compensation to Nazi war victims, saying that national courts should not be permitted jurisdiction over other countries.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Glenn Beck defends use of Nazi comparisons after likening Utoya victims to Hitler Youth

The radio show host also compared Obama’s position on the US debt crisis to the early days of Hitler’s administration.

# wwii - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog Spitfire This post contains images

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog

An American pilot was aboard the Spitfire when it came down in a Donegal bog. He bailed out from the plane, but it has remained beneath the surface for 70 years.

# wwii - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Woman, 96, confesses to 1946 murder

The elderly woman confessed to the high-profile murder of a man over six decade ago, explaining that she mistakenly believed he had collaborated with the Nazis.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Israeli memorial collects final relics of the Holocaust

Project described as a “last minute rescue operation” to preserve the memories of Jewish people killed in WWII begins collecting items saved and cherished by surviving family members.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - 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.

# wwii - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge New series focuses on true story of magicians' fight against Hitler Now You See It

New series focuses on true story of magicians' fight against Hitler

Allied group employed bizarre tactics for illusion and deception in their World War II counter-intelligence operations.

# wwii - Monday 7 February, 2011

Paris evacuates thousands over WWII bomb

RAF bomb discovered last week in suburb of Paris was defused yesterday by military experts, forcing about 6,000 people to be evacuated from their homes.

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