15 Nov 2005
The long awaited book Shattered Sword is at your neighborhood bookstore!
5 Nov 2005
A new Japanese film about the WW2 era battleship Yamato will be released in Dec 2005
20 Sep 2005
Simon Wiesenthal has died in Vienna at the age of 96. He was among the most famous post-war Nazi hunters.
13 Sep 2005
Shattered Sword is now available for pre-order!
9 Sep 2005
Aerial photographs of WW2 era Germany found inside an old book.
6 Sep 2005
Please help the American Red Cross provide hurricane relief to those affected.
27 Aug 2005
WW2DB is looking for the donation of high resolution photographs of the Holocaust Museum in Berlin.
8 Aug 2005
The Japanese city of Nagasaki is preparing to mark the 60th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb at the end of World War Two.
8 Aug 2005
Akiko Seitelbach was 22 years old, and working at Mitsubishi Electrical as a volunteer, when the atomic bomb fell on Nagasaki.
23 Jul 2005
We're possibly looking into using the same database model to host another history-related website!
22 Jul 2005
The last of the Commanche code talkers, Charles Chibitty, passes away at the age of 83.
16 Jul 2005
One of the very few remaining eyewitnesses of the first atomic blast in New Mexico on 16 Jul 1945 remembers the awe and horror.
12 Jul 2005
A Lancaster bomber dropped one million poppies on the crowd at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace in London to commemorate the end of WW2 60 years ago.
27 Jun 2005
Emperor Akihito has arrived on the island of Saipan to pay respects at a memorial to the country's war dead.
20 Jun 2005
Censored stories written by an American journalist who sneaked into Japan soon after Nagasaki was leveled by a U.S. atomic bomb have surfaced six decades later.
17 Jun 2005
A vast Nazi-era air raid shelter too tough to tear down is to be revamped as an art gallery and luxury penthouse.
6 Jun 2005
Today, June 6, is a date that holds tremendous importance in WW2 history. We salute the heroes that made today a date to remember.
27 May 2005
Japanese officials are investigating claims that two men living in jungle in the Philippines are Japanese soldiers left behind after World War II.
24 May 2005
Japan has announced the closure of a fund set up to help women from neighbouring countries forced into military brothels during World War II.
14 May 2005
Sixty years after the end of World War II, a large section of the great battleship Yamato is being resurrected at a shipyard in Hiroshima, Japan.
6 May 2005
Russian plans to mark 60 years since the end of World War II will make a mockery of the occasion, world leaders have been warned.
5 May 2005
The annual March of the Living took place in Poland today.
25 Apr 2005
Joe Beyrle, a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne in World War II, was interned at Arlington National Cemetery on April 22.
22 Apr 2005
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has reiterated his country's "deep remorse" over its colonial aggression in Asia.
16 Apr 2005
New Book on the Battle of Midway to be Published in Fall 2005
10 Apr 2005
Tokyo Governor Asks Director Clint Eastwood to Respect Sacred War Sites in Iwo Jima Movie
3 Apr 2005
Visitors to WW2DB will now have the ability to add their comments and share their expertise.
20 Mar 2005
The wreckage of a large World War II-era Japanese submarine has been found by researchers in waters off Hawaii.
25 Jan 2005
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