Billy Young, last survivor of Sandakan camp, dies of COVID-19

Billy Young – known as the last survivor of the Sandakan camp – has died of COVID-19 at the age of 96. Most important points: About 2,500 Commonwealth soldiers became Japanese prisoners of war in Borneo in World War II By the end of the war, Billy Young and five others were the only survivors … Read more

BC’s ‘Stocky’ Edwards, Canadian Topaz of WWII’s Western Desert Campaign Dies

One of Canada’s most celebrated World War II combatants, James “Stocky” Edwards of Comox, BC, has died aged 100. In a Facebook post, Comox Mayor Russ Arnott said Edwards passed away Saturday night. Last June, CFB Comox fighter jets flew by to celebrate the Saskatchewan-born pilot’s 100th birthday. Read more: Alberta WWII airports ‘bring back … Read more

How did Ford make a factory that could make a bomber for an hour during WWII?

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Artifacts damaged during World War II are the subjects of this photo exhibition in Chennai

A photo exhibition at Chennai’s Russian home captures the process of restoration of precious artifacts damaged during World War II A photo exhibition at Chennai’s Russian home captures the process of restoration of precious artifacts damaged during World War II When the legendary work of Renaissance sculptor Donatello, John the Baptist, arrived at the Pushkin … Read more

Daughter reunites with birth mother in Toronto 80 years after being adopted – Toronto

A Toronto long-term care resident was reunited with her daughter on Mother’s Day, 80 years after she said goodbye to her. On Saturday, 98-year-old Gerda Cole met her daughter, Sonya Grist, for the first time since 1942 at the Kennedy Lodge long-term care home. Cole was sent to England by her parents from Austria at … Read more

Lee Miller’s Snapshots of the ‘Shock Ward’

Lee Miller joined British Vogue in January 1940 as a fashion photographer. At 32 years old, she was flawless. York. She quickly became one of the magazine’s most valued contributors, both in word and image. Her first written article appeared in May 1943, along with her photographs of Churchill Hospital in Oxford, where US Army … Read more

Illinois Museum Enables Technology to Preserve Holocaust Stories

Visitors can experience Holocaust stories through virtual reality A Holocaust museum in Illinois uses technology to provide visitors with a more engaging experience when learning about a traumatic event in world history. An Illinois Holocaust museum uses technology to provide visitors with a more engaging experience when learning about a traumatic event in world history. … Read more

Crowds return to Anzac Day dawn ceremonies across Australia | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Crowds return to Anzac Day dawn ceremonies across Australia | ABC newsABC News (Australia) Scorching morning shift in Darwin as Morrison feels the heat over the PacificSydney Morning Herald Australia commemorates war victims with few COVID restrictionsThe Washington Post At age 14, Jeep, the military service dog, was bright and early on Anzac DayABC news … Read more

Sniper Elite 5: The First Preview – IGN

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