World War II

May 08, 2018 - 5:38 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is leading ceremonies marking 73 years since the defeat of the Nazis and the end of World War II in Europe. Macron rode up the Champs-Elysees in Paris, escorted by helmeted Republican Guards. He spoke with war veterans, and laid wreaths at a statue of...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, actor George Takei introduces Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at a swearing-in ceremony at Los Angeles City Hall. Takei is scheduled to speak Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Boston Public Library to discuss his experience during World War II spent in U.S. internment camps for Japanese-Americans. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
May 08, 2018 - 12:07 am
BOSTON (AP) — "Star Trek" actor George Takei (tuh-KAY') is scheduled to speak in Boston about his experiences in U.S. internment camps during World War II. In an event at the Boston Public Library Tuesday, Takei will talk about his family's history in the camps that put Japanese-Americans behind...
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In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018 photo, World War II veteran Bob Barger poses with his Naval flight school certificate in Toledo, Ohio. Barger is set to graduate from the University of Toledo after a review of his transcripts showed he completed enough classes in the late 1940s for a two-year degree. (AP Photo/John Seewer)
April 30, 2018 - 6:01 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority. Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger is...
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In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018 photo, World War II veteran Bob Barger poses with his Naval flight school certificate in Toledo, Ohio. Barger is set to graduate from the University of Toledo after a review of his transcripts showed he completed enough classes in the late 1940s for a two-year degree. (AP Photo/John Seewer)
April 30, 2018 - 6:45 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority. Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger is...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:24 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority. Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger is...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:09 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A World War II veteran from Ohio is set to graduate 68 years after he last stepped into a college classroom. A review of Bob Barger's transcripts from the late 1940s shows he completed enough classes to qualify for a degree from the University of Toledo. The school found that...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C. The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United States during World War II may still find a home in America even after a North Carolina city rejected it because of tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Martha Waggoner)
April 21, 2018 - 10:52 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia. The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia has offered a place for it. So...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C. The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United States during World War II may still find a home in America even after a North Carolina city rejected it because of tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Martha Waggoner)
April 21, 2018 - 9:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia. The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia has offered a place for it. So...
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In this picture taken on Friday, April 20, 2018, and provided by Slovak police, an unexploded World War II bomb lies on the field near the town of Sturovo, Slovakia. Slovak authorities have started evacuating people in a town near the southern border with Hungary after four unexploded World War II bombs were found. (Slovakian Police via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 8:17 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak authorities have started evacuating people in a town near the southern border with Hungary after four unexploded World War II bombs were found. Police said Friday they are evacuating people from a street in the town of Sturovo after the 100-kilogram (220-pound)...
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Photo provided by Berlin police Friday, April 20, 2018 shows the bomb squad of the state police Berlin posing behind a bomb from WWII that was found in central Berlin and is planned to be defused on Friday. (Polizei Berlin via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 7:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused and removed an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work. Some 10,000 residents and workers...
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