The 20-year-old was killed during fighting on the South Pacific island in October 1942 and received a field burial.
During World War II, the United States provided supplies to the Chinese Army by flying over the Himalayas, a route known as ‘The Hump’. Many of these aircraft went missing and were never found in the mountainous terrain.
The shipwrecks, lying in the sea at Mormugao harbour for more than six decades, will be salvaged as a part of the Union shipping ministry’s plan to construct a fishing harbour and a cargo jetty at MPT in Vasco, around 40 kms from here, a senior official said.
The globe is marked entirely in German. Notably, borders of Germany include the portion of Poland allotted to them under the German-Soviet Frontier Treaty of 1939, as well as Austria and the Czech Sudetenland. The globe was auctioned for USD 65,000.
Most of these sites have been identified through a combination of historical data and locals talking about a crash which they may have heard from their parents or grandparents.
More than 70 years after the end of the war, unexploded bombs are still regularly discovered during construction work in German cities
We face the worst humanitarian crisis since WW II and the largest funding crisis.
Austrian autobahn police said that the A22, a major north-south link between Italy and Austria, as well as the Brenner Pass highway and train connections would all be closed in both directions between 0830 CET (0730 GMT) to around noon.
Zero fighters were considered one of the most capable fighter planes in World War II, rivalling the British Spitfire.
As war plane motifs hover in the sky, a Kalighat-inspired image of Durga slaying the demon Mahishasura beside the scene, acts as a metaphor.
The magazine called ‘Picture Post’ published by Hulton Press Limited, Shoe Lane in London features a sepoy Santa Singh who was one of the Sikh soldiers fighting with the 8th Army.
New Delhi has cleared a request from the US government to permit teams of the Defence POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) to visit Arunachal Pradesh and search for the remains of about 400 Americans who remain unaccounted since World War II. In fact, specialised identification and recovery teams from the DPAA arrived in India on Sunday […]
The researcher is also trying to find links of a Japanese nurse who travelled with the Imperial army until she was captured in 1943 by the allies in Manipur and sent to the Red Cross hospital at Ahmedabad.
For the most part, officials knew that archaeological remnants remained hidden under the Vistula River or its tributaries. But it was simply impossible to carry out searches for them until now.
The worst sufferer of nuclear warfare, Japan has risen phoenix-like and today is synonymous with not only technological advancement but lifestyle innovations as well.