WORLD WAR II

WORLD WAR II

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  1. Percival family re-visits historic Fort Canning Battlebox | Video
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    Percival family re-visits historic Fort Canning Battlebox | Video

    Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival's decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese has haunted his family for years. But nearly eight decades ...
  2. Thorny historical issues linger in Japan, South Korea relations | Video
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    Thorny historical issues linger in Japan, South Korea relations | Video

    South Korea commemorated 75 years of liberation from Japanese colonial rule on Saturday (Aug 15). But wartime issues continue to haunt relations ...
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    South Korea's Moon to focus on victims in 'comfort women' dispute with Japan

    President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to spotlight the plight of South Korea's last few surviving "comfort women", as those forced to work in ...
  4. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a silent prayer for the victims of the 1945 atomic bo

    Japan's Abe to avoid visit to war-linked shrine on 75th war anniversary: Report

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will refrain from visiting the Yasukuni shrine for war dead on the 75th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War Two, ...
  5. Japan on August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the nuclear bomb attack on Hiroshima, with the

    Hiroshima marks 75 years since atomic bombing in scaled-back ceremony

    Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Thursday for the 75th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the novel ...
  6. Terumi Tanaka shows his photo during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo

    In milestone year, atomic bomb survivor keeps up fight for nuclear disarmament

    Terumi Tanaka was 13 when a U.S. warplane dropped a plutonium bomb on the southern Japanese city of Nagasaki, on Aug. 9, 1945.
  7. FILE PHOTO: Japanese representatives attend the surrender ceremonies onboard the U.S. Navy battlesh

    From outbreak to surrender: World War Two in the Pacific

    This month marks 75 years since the end of World War Two in the Pacific.
  8. A frozen rose is seen at the Gleis 17 (Platform 17) memorial at Berlin-Grunewald train station in B

    Pope asks Catholics to say 'Never Again' to the Holocaust

    Pope Francis on Sunday asked the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to stop for a moment of prayer and reflection on the 75th anniversary of the ...