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Finland to probe role of Waffen-SS volunteers
31 May 2018

The Finnish National Archives will embark on a 6-month-long investigation on the role of Finnish troops in WW2-era atrocities committed in Eastern Europe.

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Your help is needed to transcribe WW2 documents
17 May 2018

"The American Soldier" project is looking for volunteers to help transcribe 65,000 hand-written WW2-era documents.

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17 May 2018

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Japanese National Archives released names of Unit 731 members
17 Apr 2018

Katsuo Nishiyama and colleagues successfully persuaded the National Archives of Japan to release the names of 3,607 members of Unit 731 which conducted human experimentation on Chinese and Koreans during WW2.

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Wreck of USS Helena found
12 Apr 2018

he wreck of light cruiser USS Helena, lost during the 1943 Battle of Kula Gulf, had been located.

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Wreck of USS Juneau Found
20 Mar 2018

The wreck of light cruiser USS Jueanu, victim of submarine I-26, had been located.

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Wreck of USS Lexington Found
6 Mar 2018

The wreck of aircraft carrier USS Lexington, lost early in the Pacific War, had been located.

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Famous WW2 Quote
"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935