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WW2DB's First Anniversary
29 Dec 2005

WW2DB celebrates its first birthday today!

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Happy Holidays!
23 Dec 2005

The WW2DB team wishes all visitors a happy holiday season!

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Shattered Sword Published
15 Nov 2005

The long awaited book Shattered Sword is at your neighborhood bookstore!

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Yamato Movie Releasing Soon
5 Nov 2005

A new Japanese film about the WW2 era battleship Yamato will be released in Dec 2005

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Hard Work Continues
4 Oct 2005

Hard Work Continues

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The passing of Simon Wiesenthal
20 Sep 2005

Simon Wiesenthal has died in Vienna at the age of 96. He was among the most famous post-war Nazi hunters.

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New Book on Midway Available for Pre-Order
13 Sep 2005

Shattered Sword is now available for pre-order!

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Aerial Photos of WW2 Era Germany
9 Sep 2005

Aerial photographs of WW2 era Germany found inside an old book.

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Support Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
6 Sep 2005

Please help the American Red Cross provide hurricane relief to those affected.

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Looking for Photo of Berlin Holocaust Memorial
27 Aug 2005

WW2DB is looking for the donation of high resolution photographs of the Holocaust Museum in Berlin.

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60 Years After the Nagasaki Attack
8 Aug 2005

The Japanese city of Nagasaki is preparing to mark the 60th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb at the end of World War Two.

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Account of a Nagasaki Survivor
8 Aug 2005

Akiko Seitelbach was 22 years old, and working at Mitsubishi Electrical as a volunteer, when the atomic bomb fell on Nagasaki.

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Recruiting For Possible New Project
23 Jul 2005

We're possibly looking into using the same database model to host another history-related website!

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Last of WW2 Comanche Code Talkers Dies
22 Jul 2005

The last of the Commanche code talkers, Charles Chibitty, passes away at the age of 83.

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Eyewitness to the First Atomic Blast Remembers
16 Jul 2005

One of the very few remaining eyewitnesses of the first atomic blast in New Mexico on 16 Jul 1945 remembers the awe and horror.

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Commemoration Day in London
12 Jul 2005

A Lancaster bomber dropped one million poppies on the crowd at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace in London to commemorate the end of WW2 60 years ago.

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Emperor Akihito Visits Saipan
27 Jun 2005

Emperor Akihito has arrived on the island of Saipan to pay respects at a memorial to the country's war dead.

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Censored Nagasaki Report Published
20 Jun 2005

Censored stories written by an American journalist who sneaked into Japan soon after Nagasaki was leveled by a U.S. atomic bomb have surfaced six decades later.

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Nazi-era Shelter to be Revamped
17 Jun 2005

A vast Nazi-era air raid shelter too tough to tear down is to be revamped as an art gallery and luxury penthouse.

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WW2DB Redesigned
14 Jun 2005

A facelift for the 6-month-old WW2DB.com!

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June 6 in WW2 History
6 Jun 2005

Today, June 6, is a date that holds tremendous importance in WW2 history. We salute the heroes that made today a date to remember.

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WW2-era Japanese Soldiers Found in Jungle
27 May 2005

Japanese officials are investigating claims that two men living in jungle in the Philippines are Japanese soldiers left behind after World War II.

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Japan to End Sex Slave Fund
24 May 2005

Japan has announced the closure of a fund set up to help women from neighbouring countries forced into military brothels during World War II.

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Yamato Being "Rebuilt" for Upcoming Movie
14 May 2005

Sixty years after the end of World War II, a large section of the great battleship Yamato is being resurrected at a shipyard in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Russia 'Mocking' WWII Ceremonies
6 May 2005

Russian plans to mark 60 years since the end of World War II will make a mockery of the occasion, world leaders have been warned.

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March of Living marks Holocaust
5 May 2005

The annual March of the Living took place in Poland today.

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Joe Beyrle's Passing
25 Apr 2005

Joe Beyrle, a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne in World War II, was interned at Arlington National Cemetery on April 22.

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Japanese PM Apologizes Over War
22 Apr 2005

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has reiterated his country's "deep remorse" over its colonial aggression in Asia.

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New Book on Midway Forthcoming
16 Apr 2005

New Book on the Battle of Midway to be Published in Fall 2005

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Eastwood to Film Movie on Iwo Jima
10 Apr 2005

Tokyo Governor Asks Director Clint Eastwood to Respect Sacred War Sites in Iwo Jima Movie

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New functionality: Your Comments
3 Apr 2005

Visitors to WW2DB will now have the ability to add their comments and share their expertise.

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RSS Feeds Now Available
31 Mar 2005

Use RSS to keep up with the latest WW2DB updates.

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WWII-Era Japanese Sub Found Near Hawaii
20 Mar 2005

The wreckage of a large World War II-era Japanese submarine has been found by researchers in waters off Hawaii.

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Referring sites
25 Jan 2005

Special thanks go to these websites and authors for linking to WW2DB.

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Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943