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Anonymous for over 60 years, a World War II war criminal emerges in Minnesota

Before the Associated Press placed the worst type of spotlight imaginable on 94-year-old Michael Karkoc, the Ukraine native had spent more than 60 years quietly living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. But as the AP's in-depth reporting reveals, Karkoc's background is one of sinister evil. He's been …

World War II

RT @BeschlossDC: Here are troops approaching Omaha Beach before landing, D-Day, this day 1944:

9 Haunting Then-And-Now Photos Of World War II Europe

Dutch historian Jo Teuwisse creates these images by combining digitized photo negatives from the war with painstakingly framed photos of the same locations as they are today.<p>Check out more of Teuwisse's "Ghosts of History" project here. You can also find her on Facebook.


All Clear In Berlin After 220-Pound WWII-Era Bomb Is Defused

From Berlin, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson tells us that:<p>An unexploded bomb from World War II was successfully defused Wednesday. Its discovery Tuesday night near the city's main railway station forced trains to divert and snarled traffic in the German capital.Weighing about 220 pounds, the aerial …


PhotosNormandie: An Online Archive of 3,000+ CC Photos from WWII

One of the benefits of the digital age is widespread access to archives that might otherwise never be seen by more than a few people. A good example …

D Day