World War II

Battlefields and bunkers: Okinawa's World War II history

Battlefields and bunkers: Okinawa's World War II history

The largest battle of the Pacific War was fought more than 65 years ago, but evidence and relics are easily found around the islands
Japanese internment camp to become U.S. national monument

Japanese internment camp to become U.S. national monument

Chicago's historic Pullman District and a section of Colorado's Arkansas River Valley will become the nation's newest national monuments this week
‘House of horrors’: Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall recalls World War II nightmare

‘House of horrors’: Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall recalls World War II nightmare

Nanjing's epic memorial recalls the bloodshed and chaos that ensued after Japanese troops seized the city 77 years ago
Hellfire Pass: Top Thailand museum recounts gruesome history

Hellfire Pass: Top Thailand museum recounts gruesome history

Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum commemorates the notorious Death Railway that cost thousands of POW and civilian lives in World War II
World War II pilot, 99, reunited with historic plane

World War II pilot, 99, reunited with historic plane

The only two surviving pilots of the wartime China National Aviation Corp celebrate after an historic Douglas C-47 flight
Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Tour operators have been offering trips to Hashima island since 2009, but access is limited and security is fierce. Here's why
Nazi tourist attraction to get $90 million makeover

Nazi tourist attraction to get $90 million makeover

To demolish or do up? Backdrop to infamous propaganda film to become learning center
History's lessons to the fore on the most memorable Anzac tours

History's lessons to the fore on the most memorable Anzac tours

War-memorial tours are an important fact of life across the globe as Remembrance Day approaches
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