29 Dec 2010
The World War II Database website celebrates its sixth anniversary on 29 Dec 2010.
30 Nov 2010
Nearly six years after the site's official opening, the 10,000th photograph had been added to the WW2DB Photo Gallery.
26 Oct 2010
Two mass graves that might hold up to 2,000 Japanese soldiers had been discovered on the Pacific Island of Ioto/Iwo Jima.
13 Oct 2010
Jon Parshall, founder of our partner site CombinedFleet.com and co-author of Shattered Sword, gave a keynote address at the U. S. Naval War College. We are happy to share a video of this presentation with WW2DB visitors.
9 Sep 2010
WW2DB's partner site CombinedFleet.com established a new section that allows browsing and searching of US submarine attack data during the Pacific War.
6 Aug 2010
For the first time, a representative of the government of the United States attended the annual memorial ceremony for the destruction of Hiroshima.
19 Jul 2010
A new multimedia-centered WW2 website, WW2History.com, has been established by Laurence Rees.
9 Jun 2010
Artifacts and Japanese war dead were discovered at the Eora Creek battle site on the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea.
1 Apr 2010
[April Fools] Soviet Union might had given clue of Pearl Harbor attack but failed to inform the United States, according to a reincarnated sailor.
18 Mar 2010
An official German report places the death toll of the Feb 1945 Dresden bombing at 25,000.
1 Feb 2010
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31 Jan 2010
The National WWII Museum in the United States is to host an international conference on WW2 in Mar 2010.
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Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal