22 Nov 2019
74 years after the Soviet occupation of southern Kurile Islands, the two countries continued the territorial dispute that prevented them from signing a formal peace treaty.
21 Oct 2019
The wreck of carrier Akagi, lost in Jun 1942 off of Midway, had been located.
18 Oct 2019
On 16 Oct 2019, United States Marine Corps officially recognized Harold Keller as one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, removing Rene Gagnon from the list.
18 Oct 2019
The wreck of carrier Kaga, lost in Jun 1942 off of Midway, had been located.
9 Jul 2019
A WW2-era aerial bomb was defused in Frankfurt, Germany.
7 Jul 2019
Joan Mace, a WAAF teleprinter operator between 1941 and 1945, celebrated her 100th birthday.
10 Apr 2019
The last surviving Doolittle Raider, Richard Cole, passed away on 9 Apr 2019.
13 Mar 2019
The wreck of the Wasp-class carrier, lost in action in Sep 1942, had been found in the Coral Sea.
12 Feb 2019
The wreck of the Yorktown-class carrier, lost in action in Oct 1942, had been found under 3 miles of water.
11 Feb 2019
The wreck of battleship Hiei, lost in Nov 1942 off of Savo Island, had been located on 31 Jan 2019.
15 Jan 2019
A physical search is being considered of an aircraft crash site in the English Channel that could be that of musician Glenn Miller's
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