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Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial

A monument commemorates the Battle of the Coral Sea which occurred World War Two when American and Allied Forces defeated the Japanese in an air and …

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Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)

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Two English authors 'engineered start of Spanish civil war', claims new book

It’s the kind of moment every archivist dreams of: an obscure paper trail proving the institution for whom one works played a forgotten but pivotal role in history. And it is exactly what Chris Schüler found as he rummaged through the archives of the Authors’ Club while researching a new …

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In Many Ways, Author Says, Spanish Civil War Was 'The First Battle Of WWII'

Adam Hochschild says American involvement in the Spanish Civil War resulted in Americans being bombed by Nazis years before the U.S. entered World War II. <i>Originally published March 28, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth …

Fresh Air: The Spanish Civil War & The Fight Against Fascism

Info<p>Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. …

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Holocaust Museum opens research center to public

PBS Documentary Asks: Is It OK To Joke About The Holocaust?

You can be excused if you have never pondered the question posed by this new PBS documentary titled “The Last Laugh.”<p>This documentary -- premiering …

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Protesters swarm house of ex-Nazi concentration camp guard

A crowd of yeshiva students protested Monday outside the Queens home of Jakiw Palij — the last known Nazi concentration camp guard living in the …

Warsaw ghetto survivor carries out 70-year-old mission

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two days before her comrades embarked on an uprising that came to symbolize Jewish resistance against the Nazis in World War II, …

Warsaw Ghetto: A survivor's tale

<b>Janina Dawidowicz was a nine-year-old girl when World War II engulfed Poland. As Jews, she and her family were soon driven into the Warsaw Ghetto, but she later escaped and remains one of its few survivors.</b><p>The extermination of the Jews of Poland began 70 years ago.<p>On the morning of 22 July 1942, …