World War II
1939–1945 global conflict between the Axis and the Allies
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Noodle aid: A treat for Manchester's isolated students
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Second World War bomb explodes in Poland
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Biggest WWII bomb found in Poland explodes
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Polish navy bid to defuse one of WWII's largest bombs near Baltic coast
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Sunken ship may solve decades-old mystery
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Captain Sir Tom Moore’s life heads for the big screen
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Battle of Britain heroes ‘should be celebrated whatever your politics’, says Second World War veteran
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Soviet WWII propaganda revised to hail detained Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova
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Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway
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Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway
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Trump talks up strength in tackling US protests
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Pierce Brosnan to play WWII veteran in The Last Rifleman
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Debate reignited over Japanese buildings in South Korea
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Belarusian protesters, defying army, flood Minsk
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She found love in a war zone, then bought a house for $5: A WWII bride's storyA Michigan war bride tells her story about living under German-occupied Belgium, and how she met the love of her life during a world war.
World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish WatersPolish Navy divers tried to remotely neutralize a six-ton “Tallboy” dropped by the British, but the bomb had no intention of going quietly.
Video shows WWII "earthquake bomb" exploding underwaterDramatic drone video shows the waves from the detonation reaching all the way to the shore.
British WW2 Tallboy bomb detonates in PolandDivers attempting to defuse the massive bomb in a canal were outside the danger zone and unharmed.
Facebook donates £1 million to help save UK’s WWII code-breaking center Bletchley ParkA former Bletchley Park employee, Jean Valentine, handles part of the Turing Bombe — an electromechanical computer used to crack Nazi Germany’s Enigma code during WWII. | Photo by Rui Vieira / PA..
Mitsuye Tanamachi, World War II Internee, Dies at 97The Japanese-American daughter of a California farmer was confined to a camp in Arizona where she found God and her husband. She died of Covid-19.
Divers attempt to defuse WWII "earthquake bomb"Dropped in 1945 in an attack on a Nazi warship, the bomb is 19 feet long and has 2.4 tons of explosives.
CBS News special "Asian Americans: Battling Bias" examines plight of minority group during pandemicFor many Asian Americans, the pandemic has brought a new wave of discrimination that they say they haven't felt since World War II. CBS News' Race and Culture Unit explores the impact of racist..
Australia's net migration intake drops to negative levels for the first time since World War IIThe federal government has revealed its plans to attract the “best and brightest” skilled migrants from around the world when international borders reopen, as Australia enters its slowest..
World War II veteran publishes book of hundreds of long-lost love lettersWhile serving in the Army during World War II, Bernard Brown wrote 246 letters to the woman who would become his future wife. The letters were packed away in a box until his daughter found them and..
WW2 veteran 'emotional' at fallen friend Flimby memorial findDouglas Newham, 98, had been searching for a memorial to his friend who was killed in 1946.
COVID is making it tough to govern and all three federal branches are feeling the painThe country has surmounted past political crises, including the death of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1945 with World War II still raging.
Raw video: Wreck of German WWII ship found in Baltic SeaA team of Polish divers say they found the wreckage of German World War II steamer Karlsruhe, which was bombed by Soviet planes and sunk in 1945, killing hundreds on board. The Baltictech team say the..
Divers find wreck of WWII ship that sunk with 1,083 on boardThe divers said the discovery could help solve a mystery - the whereabouts of the Amber Room, dubbed the "Eight Wonder of the World."
Defence ministry places order for 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades for the ArmyThese grenades replace the obsolete World War-II design in service with the forces. The new grenades have a distinctive make and are extremely effective in both offensive and defensive modes.
Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs as oil demand slumpsThe move comes five months after it cut its dividend for the first time since World War Two.
Pilot arranges special World War II flyover above his 98-year-old dad's houseArt Kahley was known best as a beloved band director, but his Army service in World War II forever shaped him.
A rare blue moon will light up the Halloween night sky2020 marks the first time a Halloween full moon has been visible in all time zones since World War II.
This MYSTERIOUS Russian village was separated from the mainland and desertedSankovo-Medvezhye in Belarus is yet another Russian exclave but, unlike Kaliningrad, it’s history is quite sinister. Few people know about the two Russian villages that happen to be cut off from the..
Solomon Islands: Men working for WW2 bomb clearing agency die in explosionThe men were working to help dispose of the many unexploded World War Two bombs on the islands.
Japan’s ex-PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrineFormer Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he has visited a shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression. Abe’s visit Saturday, which he announced in a tweet, comes..
Captain Sir Tom Moore releases autobiography, launches foundation100-year-old Second World War veteran who raised more than $40 million for Britain's National Health Service, launches a not-for-profit foundation, an autobiography and says he wants David Beckham to..
Divers think they've found a U.S. submarine lost during WWIIOne diver says it's clear the USS Grenadier's crew went through "quite an ordeal," and he hopes finding the wreck will let them "have some closure."
Wars and peace: Israeli ties with the Arab worldJERUSALEM: Israel, which on Tuesday is set to sign accords to normalise ties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, has had a turbulent history with the Arab world, including eight wars. The two..
Battle of Britain's 'radar women' rememberedA light show tribute at a former radar site marks the 80th anniversary of the World War Two battle.
Kansas woman uncovers long-lost WWII medals in her house, gives vet 'a trip down memory lane'"Oh gosh," Crosby Powell, a 96-year-old WWII veteran, said when he saw the box of artifacts. "Where did you find those?"
Eisenhower Memorial, Delayed by Design Disputes, Opens This WeekThe memorial in Washington, D.C., pays tribute to the general who led the Allies to victory in Europe during World War II and the president who sought peace after it was over.
China, US tensions: Next 10 months are 'critical' to avoid warAnalysis: With the US in turmoil, the world distracted by the pandemic mixed with China's unbridled ambition, the next 10 months will be the most dangerous since World War II, a top Australian..
Designing the new Eisenhower MemorialTwenty years in the making, a new memorial has been erected, in Washington, D.C., to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who led the Allies to victory in World War II and then led the United States through..
Survivor recalls 'unwanted' Chinese liberated by Australia after World War IIA few photos and a 90-second black and white film in the Australia War Memorial archive, a cooking pot made from a crashed US fighter plane and the memories of a few, very elderly survivors are all..
WW2 veteran pilot takes 99th birthday flight in ShropshireA World War Two veteran and active pilot from Shropshire celebrated his 99th birthday in the sky.
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A Black WWII medic was passed over for the Medal of Honor. Lawmakers are trying to change thatA WWII medic saved lives at D-Day was passed over for a Medal of Honor because he was Black. Lawmakers introduced a bill to change that.
Wreckage of sunken WWII battleship found off NorwayThe 571-foot Karlsruhe led the attack on Kristiansand during the invasion of Norway on April 9, 1940.
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The World War II You Don’t KnowTo commemorate the 75th anniversary of the conflict’s end, a special section that grew out of a yearlong project brings to light overlooked stories of bravery and adversity.
WW2 gunner's son welcomes recovery of crashed bomberGunner Sgt Leonard Shrubsall's son Richard thought his father's plane had been lost over the sea.
How a daring nun saved 83 Jewish childrenA convent in southern France secretly gave sanctuary to 83 Jewish children during World War Two.
The U.S. is the biggest election meddler of them all, new book claims"Meddling in the Ballot Box" says the U.S. has meddled in 81 foreign elections since WWII, while Russia/Soviet Union has in 36 (including America's).
Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump Administration Vaccine Chief Casts Doubt on Vaccine by Election DayA surge in government borrowing during the pandemic recession has put the U.S. in a position it has not seen since World War II. Madrid’s leader said that it was “probable that all children would..
Veteran marks 75th anniversary of WWII surrenderJerry Pedersen, 95, was on board the USS Missouri battleship in Tokyo Bay for the official ceremony that ended World War II Sept. 2, 1945. The former Marine celebrated the 75th anniversary of Japan's..
Mishal Husain: My grandfather’s warThe BBC presenter revisits her grandfather’s experience of serving in the British Indian Army during WW2.
Defense Sec. speaks at WWII surrender anniversaryUS Defense Secretary Mark Esper paid tribute to World War II veterans and urged continued international cooperation during a ceremony in Hawaii Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of..
U.S. government debt soars near levels not seen since immediately after World War II.
Reg Saunders was the first Aboriginal officer in the army. His legacy still matters todayAs 2 September marks 75 years since the end of World War II, the family of Reginald Saunders tell SBS News why he's a hero to all.