29 Dec 2008
The World War II Database website celebrates its fourth anniversary on 29 Dec 2008
1 Dec 2008
WW2DB's managing editor C. Peter Chen joins the staff of the venerable CombinedFleet.com website.
11 Nov 2008
Edith Shain, the nurse of the celebrated Time Square kiss photograph, led the New York City parade today in celebration of Veterans Day.
5 Nov 2008
US Navy Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Eugene Morgan, survivor of USS Indianapolis' sinking in 1945, was buried at sea where the cruiser sank more than 60 years ago.
31 Oct 2008
General Toshio Tamogami, head of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, is to be removed from office after noting in a personal essay that Japan was not an aggressor during WW2.
29 Oct 2008
US Army Major Robert R. Furman, Manhattan Project's head intelligence officer, passed away on 14 Oct 2008.
17 Sep 2008
Steve Wiper's book Warship Pictorial #30: IJN Takao Class Cruisers has reviewed by CombinedFleet.com.
15 Sep 2008
Former German Army officer Josef Scheungraber will stand trial for alleged role in the massacre at an Italian village in 1944.
14 Jul 2008
The possession of the Dokdo/Takeshima islands were not clearly defined after the Korean independence from Japan after WW2, and the issue continues to harm Korean-Japanese relations today.
9 Jul 2008
War criminal Aribert Heim is said to be in Chile or Argentina, and Nazi Hunter travelled to South America to raise awareness to aid his capture.
30 Jun 2008
WW2DB.com galleries have been expanded to include photographs of vehicles, weapons, and those taken recently.
16 May 2008
A flight by a Lancaster bomber marked the 65th Anniversary of the famous Dambuster Raid and the lost of the 53 crewmembers who were lost during Operation Chastise.
28 Mar 2008
The libel case against Nobel Prize winning author Kenzaburo Oe had been thrown out by Japanese judges. Oe is now free of the accusation that he falsified Japanese's war time past.
26 Mar 2008
BBC environment correspondent David Shukman reported on what Midway looked like 60-some years after the namesake battle.
19 Mar 2008
66 years after the sinkings, the wreck of the German merchant raider Kormoran and Australian light cruiser Sydney were finally located.
12 Mar 2008
Belgian government and banks agreed to compensate victims of the WW2-era collaboration policies.
11 Mar 2008
Cadet Ernest G. Munn became missing after his aircraft crashed in California, United States on 18 Nov 1942. His remains were finally found in 2007 and identified recently.
4 Feb 2008
After 60 years, the photograph of Ernie Pyle's death finally surfaced.
4 Feb 2008
Raymond Jacobs, among the group to raise the first flag atop Mount Suribachi, passed away at the age of 82.
3 Feb 2008
Three German submarines, stranded in the Black Sea and forced to scuttle in 1944, are found off Turkey.
25 Jan 2008
The fourth and final part of a series written by C. Peter Chen of ww2db.com for seopher.com briefly describes ww2db's monetization methods.
24 Jan 2008
The third of the four-part series written by C. Peter Chen of ww2db.com for seopher.com focuses how he used link building to grow ww2db's readership.
23 Jan 2008
In this second installment in a four-part series on seopher.com, WW2DB shares its successful search engine optimization strategy which lands WW2DB on the first page of Google search results for popular keywords such as "Battle of Iwo Jima" and others.
22 Jan 2008
WW2DB.com shares its secrets on seopher.com on building a successful niche site in this first of a four-part series.
14 Jan 2008
WW2DB is giving away a copy of Andrew Nagorski's The Greatest Battle audio book for one lucky winner! Hurry, the deadline for entries is 31 Jan 2008!
4 Jan 2008
WW2DB is now ready for your favorite social bookmarking sites such as Digg, Facebook, StumbleUpon, and others.
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