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'Like he came back to me': WWII mail received 76 years later

January 07, 2022 12:43 pm

Gonsalves died in 2015. His mother has died as well. But the USPS found an address for his widow, Angelina, whom the soldier met five years after he sent the letter.

Prague to remove monument to WWII Soviet commander

September 13, 2019 12:17 am

Russia vehemently protested when an explanatory text about Marshall Ivan Stepanovic Konev's role in history crushing the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary and preparing the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia was attached to his monument last year.

Poland totals WWII occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

September 01, 2018 10:11 am

Poland leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski argues that as the first country the Nazis attacked in 1939, Poland also was the first to put up resistance and suffered greatest losses.

Why new Poland law reopens wounds of WWII

February 14, 2018 8:24 am

Rightwing nationalist government outlaws discussion on Polish involvement with Nazis to stop ‘slander’, Israel frowns.

Unexploded World War II-era bomb closes London City Airport

February 12, 2018 2:45 pm

The Metropolitan Police service says it has evacuated an area within 214 meters of the bomb and officers are working with specialists from the Royal Navy to remove the device.

WWII submarine which vanished 73 years ago found with 71 dead bodies

May 27, 2016 2:28 pm

The submarine had left Malta on December 28, 1942 for its first mission to destroy two Italian battleships when they lay anchor at the port of La Maddalena.

India to hold exhibition on displaced Polish kids during WWII

April 21, 2016 12:36 pm

The exhibition 'Passage to India - The Wartime Odyssey of Polish Children and the Good Maharaja' that will start on Friday has been jointly organised by the Permanent Missions of India and Poland to the UN.

The secret hoard and the ignored clues

November 16, 2013 11:20 pm

Over 1,500 paintings thought destroyed in WWII were found in Germany after officials followed up on a hunch. But the name of the owner alone should have rung many bells.

‘India forgot its soldiers,world remembers them with pride’

November 02, 2013 2:52 am

City Anchor: Colonel (retd) Gidh went around tallying names of Indian soldiers who fought the Italians during WW- II.

‘Italian Schindler’ out in the cold

July 21, 2013 5:12 am

In line for sainthood,Giovanni Palatucci's role in the Holocaust now faces disturbing questions


Malta restores forgotten war rooms, hewn into the rocks in WWII

August 02, 2017 2:26 pm

Malta is now restoring the 28-km (17-mile) of tunnels, planning to open a huge section to the public.