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70 years after WWII, German war kids look for soldier dads

BERLIN (AP) — When Paul Schmitz was a little boy, he never understood why kids in his tiny German village taunted him as a "Yank" and beat him up. He was a teenager by the time he found out: His father was an American soldier his mother had a romance with in the final days of World War II.<p>Schmitz …

World History

The nightmare aftermath of Hiroshima: Parents carry burned children past corpses and rubble in rare photographs taken during the days after atomic bomb killed 140,000 people

• <b>Horrifically injured locals are pictured dying on flattened streets strewn with corpses just hours after the bomb hit</b>• <b><br>Radiation in the city was so</b> …

In pictures: the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On 6 August 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima in Japan that killed some 135,000 people. Three days later, on 9 August, a …

Revealed, the dark history of Hitler's FIRST death camp: How Nazis murdered psychiatric patients - and their nurses - to test out gas chambers before they were used for mass extermination of the Jews

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>Nazis began experimenting with lethal gas in Poznan, west Poland, in 1939</b>• <b><br>They used gas chambers to kill millions of Jewish</b> …

Hepatitis C origins traced back to WWII hospitals

<b>New research carried out by the University of Glasgow shows that the roots of the hepatitis C virus can be traced back to World War Two and gives a vital insight into how the virus has spread since.</b><p>The study, published in the Journal of Virology, dates the beginnings of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) …

Public Health

World War II in pictures

See photos from World War II, a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945.

Manchester's devastating Christmas Blitz

<b>As the Christmas of 1940 approached, German bombs rained down on Manchester city centre, killing hundreds of people and causing widespread destruction.</b><p>The so-called Christmas Blitz on the evening of 22 December reduced shops and buildings in St Ann's Square to ruins. The area around Deansgate near …

Weather

Poland's Jews: A tragic history

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/971000/971292_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524641595_3d6b3795ce7571b842dc2e1e78815378<p><b>Poland is marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Friday, one of the most remarkable acts of resistance in World War II, a period</b> …

World History

Hitler at home: Never-before-seen wartime pictures show rooms where the Fuhrer spent his quiet time

By<p>Where do dictators go to relax?<p>Much is known of how Hitler masterminded his war effort, but not so much about how he spent his 'down time'.<p>Well, he …