27 Dec 2006
Gerald R. Ford, the WW2 veteran and the 38th president of the United States, passed away at the age of 93.
20 Nov 2006
A television program on the movie Flags of Our Fathers will air in Japan on 23 Nov and 25 Nov 2006
16 Nov 2006
A new documentary on the Battle off Samar is to be broadcast on 5 Jan 2007 at 2200 EST on the History Channel.
27 Sep 2006
With thumbnails, paging, and search, the photo gallery at WW2DB is now better than ever!
26 Sep 2006
Siblings separated since the Holocaust were reunited today after 65 years, brought together by Yad Vashem Holocaust authority's database.
26 Sep 2006
WW1-era watercolors painted by Adolf Hitler are up for auction in England today.
20 Aug 2006
Joe Rosenthal, famed photographer of the Iwo Jima flag raising, died at the age of 94 in California, United States.
2 Aug 2006
Graf Zeppelin, the missing German aircraft carrier, may have been found off the Polish port of Wladyslawowo.
18 Jun 2006
Jonathan Parshall and Tony Tully's book on Battle of Midway has been chosen by the United States Naval War College for use with its currculum.
8 Jun 2006
For the first time since the war, the location of Adolf Hitler's bunker, where he committed suicide on 30 Apr 1945, was marked.
6 Jun 2006
On this 62nd anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, let us remember those brave men who sacrificed their lives to defeat the Nazi regime.
16 May 2006
An 11-nation commission in charge of the vast Nazi German archive documenting war crimes have agreed to open it up to public access.
18 Apr 2006
A Japanese ex-soldier who disappeared after World War II was found in Ukraine.
20 Mar 2006
Remains of Mulberry Harbor B off Gold Beach seen on Google Maps satellite photos.
17 Mar 2006
Do you know who are Therese Bonney and Toni Frissell?
20 Feb 2006
British Holocaust denier David Irving has been found guilty in Vienna and sentenced to three years in prison.
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Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945