Five survivors returned to Pearl Harbor 82 years later on the anniversary of the attack to remember the more than 2,300 servicemen killed in the assault that propelled the U.S. into World War II.
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The flag belonging to Shigeyoshi Mutsuda was returned to his son from a U.S. war museum where it had been on display for 29 years. "It's a miracle," 83-year-old Toshihiro Mutsuda said.
A book recounts how precious works of art thousands of years old were taken to safety as Japan began its invasion of China in the 1930s — a part of China's history largely unknown outside Asia.
It's the 80th anniversary of a little-known battle — by Black U.S. soldiers against segregation in the military. They were convicted of mutiny. Villagers in England want them exonerated.
When Russia's Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he clamped down on the media. In his new book, author Alan Philps sees parallels to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin who confined reporters in World War II.
Russia's Victory Day ceremony was scaled back this year, amid the war in Ukraine.
The Japanese ship Montevideo Maru wasn't marked as carrying POWs, and on July 1, 1942, a U.S. submarine fired four torpedoes, sinking the vessel in less than 10 minutes.
Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, has died in Israel.
The photos were taken inside the Warsaw Ghetto by a 23-year-old Polish firefighter as the Nazis were brutally crushing the Jewish uprising of 1943. The photos were discovered in a family collection.
Readers responded with moving stories of past journeys and crises — and keepsakes that remind them of their roots and tie them to their family. Here's a sampling of replies.