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WW2DB's Third Anniversary
29 Dec 2007

The World War II Database website celebrates its third anniversary on 29 Dec 2007

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70th Anniversary of the Rape of Nanjing
13 Dec 2007

70 years have passed since the Japanese committed the series of atrocities that came to be known as the Nanjing Massacre or the Rape of Nanjing.

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WW2DB Unveils Yet Another New Feature
13 Nov 2007

After establishing the Operations section less than one month prior, World War II Database website is unveiling yet another new subsection: WW2 historical documents

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Passing of Hiroshima Bomber Paul Tibbets
1 Nov 2007

US Army Air Forces pilot Paul Tibbets, Hiroshima bomber, passed away at the age of 92.

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WW2DB.com Unveils New Feature
19 Oct 2007

World War II Database website is unveiling a new subsection: a list of operations and projects that took place in WW2

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Passing of Doolittle Raider Nolan Herndon
12 Oct 2007

US Army Air Forces navigator-bombardier Nolan Herndon, veteran of the famed Doolittle Raid in 1942, passed away at the age of 88.

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German Government to Compensate Ghetto Workers
20 Sep 2007

More than 60 years after the end of the Nazi regime, the German government agreed to pay those from the Jewish ghettos who were forced to work during WW2.

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Japanese Prime Minister Hailed Indian Freedom Fighter/Collaborator
24 Aug 2007

During a visit to Kolkatta, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the work of Subhash Chandra Bose, an Indian freedom fighter against British colonial policies while also being a collaborator of imperialist Japan during WW2.

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Passing of Photographer Joe O'Donnell
14 Aug 2007

Joseph O'Donnell, who was among those to first document the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a camera, died in his home in Nashville, Tennessee, United States at the age of 85.

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Japan Changes Iwo Jima Pronunciation to Ioto
20 Jun 2007

Japan changed the pronunciation of the name Iwo Jima to the pre-WW2 Ioto at the urging of its original inhabitants.

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WW2-era Japanese Sailors to Stay in Wreck
22 May 2007

The bodies of two WW2-era Japanese sailors inside a submarine wreck off Sydney will remain on eternal patrol.

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Potential New Evidence on WW2 Sex Slaves
11 May 2007

A Japanese journalist reported that new findings from the Dutch government archives included proof that the Japanese military forced women to work as sex slaves during WW2.

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KLM Accused of Helping Nazis Flee
8 May 2007

The Dutch airline KLM, now part of Air France, is facing calls for an inquiry into reports that it helped Nazi war criminals escape to Argentina after World War II.

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Japanese Prime Minister on Sex Slaves, Constitution
27 Apr 2007

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe explains his "misunderstood" comments about Japan's use of sex slaves during WW2. At home, he leads the effort to revise Japan's constitution to allow Japan to become more active in the international community.

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WW2DB Salutes Kurt Vonnegut
13 Apr 2007

WW2DB salutes one of the America's most loved novelists.

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Remains of WW2 Airmen Identified
11 Apr 2007

Remains of ten American airmen were found and identified after being on the MIA list for 63 years.

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Hitler to be Removed from G8 Host's Honorary Citizen List
2 Apr 2007

Two months away from the annual G8 summit, this year's host realizes Adolf Hitler remains on its list of honorary citizens.

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Japan's Ruling Party to Investigate Use of Sex Slaves During WW2
7 Mar 2007

Following last week's controversial comments by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's rule party will hold a new inquiry into the use of sex slaves during WW2.

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Japan Refuses Sex Slave Apology
5 Mar 2007

Prime Minister Abe said the government will not issue another apology for the use of sex slaves in the WW2-era.

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Letters from Iwo Jima Wins Oscar for Sound Editing
26 Feb 2007

Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima follows the Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film honor with an Academy Award for Sound Editing.

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New Film on Kamikaze to Be Released in Japan on 12 May 2007
25 Feb 2007

New film on special attack pilots, written by Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara, is to be released in Japan on 12 May 2007

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A New Book on the History of Poland
17 Feb 2007

WW2DB.com contributor John Radzilowski presents a complete history of Poland from the Slavic origins to the death of John Paul II in a clear and readable format.

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Letters from Iwo Jima Nominated for Four Academy Awards
31 Jan 2007

After winning Best Foreign Language Film honor at the Golden Globe, Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima is now nominated for four Academy Awards.

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Germany Pushes for Ban on Holocaust Denial
15 Jan 2007

Germany hopes to make Holocaust denial a crime across the EU as part of a package of laws it wants to introduce during its presidency of the bloc.

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WW2 and Art
1 Jan 2007

One of the lessor known aspects of World War II is the art inspired by it; many of the artwork can be found online.

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Famous WW2 Quote
"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944