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How Donald Duck helped win Second World War – and beat Mickey to the job

A new documentary is to explore how Disney favourite Donald helped the Allies win the Second World War<p>He has entertained generations of children with his adorable features and distinctive voice, but few will recall Donald Duck as the face of wartime America.<p>A new documentary is to explore not just …

Hiroshima and History of Bombing Civilians

On Aug. 6, 1945, the day the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and incinerated 140,000 people, President Harry Truman issued a warning: If the Japanese “do not now accept our terms, they may expect a rain of ruin from the air the like of which has never been seen on this …

Remembering the iconic V-J Day kissing photograph

Britain's Queen Elizabeth joined the celebrations in London Saturday in observance of the 70th anniversary of V-J Day. That was the day in 1945 when …

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World War II ended 70 years ago — here's the planned US invasion of Japan that never happened

The surrender came after months of bombing raids across the Japanese countryside, two atomic bombs, and the Soviet Union's declaration of war on the island nation.<p>The iron resolve of the Japanese was a major factor the US anticipated while planning the invasion of mainland Japan. The culture known …

‘Hardest Day’ in the Battle of Britain remembered 75 years on | The Star

Eighteen Spitfires and six Hurricanes flew over southern England Thursday to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain’s “Hardest Day,” when Biggin …

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“Operation Unthinkable”: In the Immediate Wake of World War II, US Planned to Wipe Out the Soviet Union with A Massive Nuclear Strike | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Originally posted by Global Research in August 2015<p><i>Was the US deterrence military doctrine aimed against the Soviet Union during the Cold War era</i> …

Leon Trotsky assassinated in Mexico

The man born Lev Bronstein was attacked on August 20th, 1940. He died the following day.<p>Born in the Ukraine in 1879 and later hailed by one admirer …

Nigeria's Latest News, Gossip And Entertainment Around Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Latin America And General News

Popular News Today<p>One of Facebook’s major investors is calling on the social network to drop CEO Mark Zuckerberg from its board as part of a …

Have treasure hunters found missing Nazi train stuffed with gold?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could two treasure hunters have found a legendary Nazi train packed with gold that vanished 70 years ago?<p>It's a question authorities in Poland's mountainous southwestern Walbrzych district are taking seriously.<p>It seems on its face unlikely. But not impossible.<p>The train reputedly went …

Agent confirms Manchester United and Tottenham are in talks to sign World Cup star

The Dynamo Moscow star's agent has revealed that both Premier League clubs have stated their interest.<p>United and Spurs representatives are currently …

Premier League Transfer Rumours: Mkhitaryan​, Kokorin, Pogba, Mane and More

​Manchester United look for Pedro alternatives as Chelsea aim to offload a winger or two as they become favourites to sign a Juventus star.<p>Meanwhile, …