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World War II

Brazilian President Lula declared persona non grata in Israel after he compares situation in Gaza to Holocaust: Major diplomatic standoff ensues

Brazil's ambassador to Israel Frederico Meyer was called to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem in Jerusalem by the Israeli government and was given what can be called as a 'formal reprimand' over Lula's comments.

Canada’s Speaker of the Parliament resigns after global backlash over celebrating a Nazi war criminal, claims it was a ‘mistake’

Canadian Speaker Anthony Rota resigned from his post after facing widespread humiliation for honouring a Nazi war criminal in the Parliament.

I expect an apology: Polish Ambassador seeks accountability from Canada after its Parliament gave standing ovation to Nazi collaborator

Yaroslav Hunka was a member of a SS unit, the 14th SS-Volunteer Division “Galicia”, established in 1943 by the Nazis.

Canada’s House of Commons gives standing ovation to Ukrainian-Canadian WWII veteran who fought for Nazis: History of SS unit and war criminal’s connection to...

Canadian House of Commons gave a standing ovation to Yaroslav Hunka, a World War II veteran who was part of an unit formed by Nazi SS

Catholic Church in Vatican had knowledge about Nazis killing 6000 Jews each day, reveals letter from World War II era

In May 2020, Germany’s council of Catholic bishops admitted that the Church was complicit in the actions of the Nazi regime during the Second World War.

What happens when a nuclear bomb goes off? As leaders in Russia and Ukraine throw around the N-word, here is how a ‘mushroom cloud’...

The world seems to be so accustomed to casual mentions of the words nuclear strike, nuclear bombs, ballistic missiles etc that it seems to have almost forgotten that when the last time nuclear bombs were actually used in war, two cities in Japan were flattened in a matter of seconds.

Operation Paperclip: How the USA helped Nazi criminals from WWII evade justice to advance its own military ambitions

After defeating the Nazis in Germany, the USA went to great lengths to bring some of the most prominent Nazis home and spent a considerable amount of money and efforts to rehabilitate them, because they wanted the Nazis' weapons and their expertise.

On the 77th anniversary of WWII win, Sitaram Yechury shares iconic picture of raising a Flag at Reichstag, this is how the Soviets doctored...

The Soviets had heavily doctored the iconic World War II photograph, 'Raising a Flag over the Reichstag', taken during the Battle of Berlin on 2 May 1945

Poland steps up to help Indian students fleeing Ukraine: Here is how decades ago, an Indian Maharaja had sheltered Polish children during WWII

Today, the legacy of Maharaja Jadeja is resonating when Indian students are getting generous help and welcome in Poland.

The siege of Leningrad: When Russian scientists starved themselves to death to preserve the future of the world, in a seed bank

Nine botanists from the Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry, the world's largest seed bank at that time, had starved themselves to death while trying to preserve their collection from Nazi forces that surrounded Leningrad.

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