OPINION | 75 years after VE-Day: Those who draw a line under this part of German history mock the victims

2020-05-08 13:25

We need two things - the willingness to include other people’s perspectives in our own remembrance, that is, both the victims’ pain and the perpetrators' responsibility; and the courage to make a clear distinction between victims and perpetrators and between myths and historical facts, writes Andreas Wirsching and Heiko Maas.


2018-08-07 14:18

MORE THAN 3 000 pieces of military equipment including guns, swords and grenades believed to date back to World War II have been found buried at a Tokyo primary school.

Italian mother reunited with WWII baby after 71 years

2015-08-11 05:29

A 92-year-old Italian has been reunited with her daughter after she was taken from her at birth 71 years ago.

Adventurer turns rundown WW2 boat into his home

2014-11-11 13:17

An African adventurer famous for his headline-grabbing races around the globe has found a most unlikely home - on a World War 2 boat on a tiny river in England.


OPINION: Remembering Auschwitz and the lessons we have to learn from it

2020-01-22 15:34

A column on this platform, News24, a few weeks ago, about the killing of Qassem Soleimani, one that had nothing to do with being a Jew or with Israel, resulted in some of the most vile posts I have seen, writes Howard Feldman.

Family’s courage to survive

2017-02-20 10:54

Pietermaritzburg resident Janusz Antoni Banach’s poignant tale is one of self-sacrifice, hard work and remarkable perseverance.

German president thanks UK for Nazi camp liberation

2015-04-26 14:14

Germany's President Joachim Gauck has paid tribute to Britain for liberating the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen 70 years ago.

WW2 prison camp letters found

Letters from Japanese Americans written in prison camps during WW2 were found for the first time. Watch.

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