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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism
    An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official.
  • William Guarnere dies at 90; member of legendary WWII 'Band of Brothers'

    William Guarnere dies at 90; member of legendary WWII 'Band of Brothers'
    William Guarnere didn't have to go to war. At the time of the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, he was building tanks at the old Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, a job considered crucial to the war effort and good for an exemption from military...

    Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations

    Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 93....

    Netanyahu likens Iran to Nazi Germany in L.A. speech

    Netanyahu likens Iran to Nazi Germany in L.A. speech
    In a speech to Jewish leaders in Los Angeles on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew parallels between Nazi Germany and Iran, warning of dire consequences if anti-Jewish rhetoric is allowed to go unchecked. "There is a regime today...

    Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains

    Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains
    Bethany Glenn never met her grandfather, John C. England, a 20-year-old Navy ensign from Alhambra who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But 73 years after that day of infamy, Glenn has made it her mission to recover the remains of...