World War II

‘Dogs, do you want to live forever?’ and the other five great movies about Stalingrad - Russia Beyond

One of the film’s main roles was performed by a young actor, Yury Lubimov, who later became director of Moscow’s legendary Taganka Theater.<p><b>2. The Turning Point (1945)</b><p>“A critical depiction of the struggles of war, it is a harrowing portrayal of the lives of soldiers away from home, fighting in …

20th Century

Lincolnshire Police defends Guy Martin tank decision

<b>The decision not to let Guy Martin drive a 30-tonne tank through Lincoln on Remembrance Day has been defended by police.</b><p>The TV daredevil wanted to drive the WW1 replica through the city, which is the birthplace of the tank, on 11 November.<p>But during a Channel 4 documentary, he said the stunt was …

Remembrance Day

Stokes breaks Twitter silence to increase buzz around recall

6:08 PM ET<p>Ben Stokes has fired his first shots of the Ashes series - and broken his self-imposed Twitter silence in the process - to increase …

Cricket

Angus wartime Airedales sculpture plan reaches latest funding milestone

© DC Thomson<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>The group behind a campaign to raise £50,000 for a statue to commemorate the heroic actions of Airedale …

DC Thomson

Immigrants in the Military

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>In light of former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’s eloquent support for Dreamers and the military (“Don’t Dishonor Immigrants,” Op-Ed, Nov. 9), it is worth recalling that in World War I, the end of which led to the first Armistice Day in 1919, about 500,000 immigrants served in …

Opinion

Maple Ridge mayor talks ‘Nasty women’ in politics

The public can hear for itself what it’s like to be a woman in politics in 2017.<p>It might not be much different than it was in 1957.<p>Maple Ridge Mayor …

Maple Ridge

Canadian War Museum 'honoured' to acquire Victoria Cross

King George V presented the Victoria Cross to late Lt.-Col. Harcus Strachan in Buckingham Palace on Jan. 16th, 1918. Now, it resides at the Canadian …

Remembrance Day

Changing Interpretations of Japan’s Pacific War Naval Demise

The following article originally appeared in the International Journal of Naval History under the title, “Strategy, Language, and the Culture of …

Military History

Echoes of World War I resound with descendants (photos, videos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - A hundred years ago America entered World War I, the bloodiest conflict the world had known.<p>The battlefields are now buried under …

Cleveland

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro with FIFA 18 and Call of Duty: WWII now going for just £299.99 in Black Friday sale

We've already seen Sony's PlayStation VR headset receive an awesome Black Friday discount, and now its 4K, HDR powerhouse PS4 Pro console is also …

Call of Duty: WWII

Former soldiers in Wales urged to share their stories for a new project in Normandy

Former soldiers in Wales are being urged to share their stories for a new museum project in Normandy.<p>The new exhibition will document veterans' …

News (Wales)

Cambrai 100

Commemorate the centenary of the First World War by remembering one of the thousands who died during the war through Every One Remembered.<p>Every One …

Remembrance Day

Plantwatch: when do trees lose their leaves?

Unlike for spring, there are surprisingly few long-running records that document the onset of autumn in the natural world<p>The annual Remembrance Sunday service was held at the Cenotaph in London more than a week ago, and what caught the headlines was the Queen looking on from a balcony for the first …

Environment

Call of Duty: WWII Review - World Bore Two

Call of Duty: WWII Review – World Bore Two<p>/ November 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Game Reviews, Gaming<p><i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i> doubled down on the …

David Tennant

5 big new PlayStation Store releases you need to check out this week - PlayStation.Blog.Europe

This week, PlayStation Store welcomes a host of new releases in our PlayLink range hitting. Gather some friends and smartphones and compete in …

Fast & Furious

You Said It: You’ve got a spending problem, Liberals, not a revenue problem

<b>TAXES</b><p>I fully concur with your editorial regarding the need to address taxation.<p>In fact it has been done before: remember Brian Mulroney’s GST was …

Bill Morneau

Highland Council selling Inverness' bunker

<b>A bunker built to survive a direct hit from World War Two's most powerful bombs has been offered for sale.</b><p>The subterranean property in the Raigmore area of Inverness was upgraded in the 1980s during the Cold War.<p>The enhancements included a capability to protect those inside from a nuclear, …

War

The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Today

website<p>10 Magazine<p>en_GB<p>http://www.10magazine.com/<p>The latest coverage from the worlds of high-end fashion and beauty by the creatures of 10 …

Lingerie

This WWII Veteran Couple Died on the Same Day After Fulfilling Their Final Wish

Their love story is definitely one for the books.<p>WWII veterans Isabell and Preble Staver fulfilled their sweet, final wish to nap together and hold …

20th Century

'They built us a skatepark without realising' - but skateboarders say they won't touch the Cenotaph

Skateboarders criticised for using the area around the Cenotaph have said they will continue skating there - but won't touch the memorial to …

Remembrance Day

Medal for Mali proves every dog deserves his day

Awarding a dog the ‘animal Victoria Cross’ shows how important they are to the military and other forces that save lives<p>Mali, a Belgian Malinois, has been awarded the “animal Victoria Cross” for detecting explosives during an assault on a Taliban position in Afghanistan. The Dickin medal, which is …

Opinion

Early Victoria Cross given to museum by 'once in a lifetime' family donation

One of the earliest Victoria Crosses has been presented to the National Army Museum in an acquisition curators have described as a once in a lifetime donation.<p>Lt John Grant Malcolmson was awarded the nation’s highest medal for battlefield bravery when he charged through a square of infantry to save …

Remembrance Day

The VC hero turned down FOUR times - because of a 'weak heart'

Mortally wounded in the abdomen, and his stomach laid bare, he still went on serving his gun...”<p>They are the harrowing words on the citation of …

Birmingham, UK

The best the Tories can hope for is that the Budget isn't as disastrous as it looks to be

This is a Budget that is bound to go wrong. The last one, and Philip Hammond has done only one so far, in March, went badly. He had to abandon a rise …

Brexit

Call of Duty WWII brings the iconic shooter franchise back to its roots [This Week in Gaming]

There was a time early on in my career where I despised the <i>Call of Duty</i> franchise with what I’d describe as a blinding passion.In fact, one of the …

Josh Duhamel

Tuesday’s best TV: Guy Martin's WWI Tank; I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Martin sets himself an ambitious Remembrance Day task and Ant and Dec are back with another round of Antipodean celebrity-baiting<p>Guy Martin’s WWI Tank<p>8pm, Channel 4<p>Lincoln has given the world many gifts – the Foss Dyke canal, mathematician George Boole and Lincs FM – but few as ground-breaking as …

TV

Heavy downpours expected in parts of Metro Vancouver

A rainfall warning is in effect for parts of the Lower Mainland, with heavy downpours expected Saturday evening.<p>Up to 80 mm of rain are expected to …

British Columbia

WARREN: We need to do more on Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day last Saturday convinced me far too many Canadians are not doing enough to acknowledge the sacrifices of our veterans. I was appalled …

Canadian News

Santa thrills crowds at annual Montreal Santa Claus Parade

Thousands of bundled up kids, some donning Santa hats, lined Ste-Catherine Street on Saturday morning to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus.<p>The 67th …

Canadian News

UBC Jewish organizations host event in response to pro-Nazi incidents

The Chabad Jewish Student Centre (CJSC) and Hillel BC collaboratively set up a “Mitzvah Marathon” booth in the Nest yesterday, as a response to …

Remembrance Day