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102ND INFANTRY DIVISION FINDS “GOOD GERMANS” IN GARDELEGEN GERMANY By Sgt. Allan Ecker YANK Staff Correspondent GARDELEGEN, GERMANY—GIs of the 102nd Division who saw the bodies of 1,016 foreign workers burned alive in a barn here […]

ONE OF THREE SHELLS A DUD, DUE TO SLAVE LABOR NAZI DOCUMENT ADMITS From the September 25, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes SUPREME ALLIED HQ, Sept. 23—A captured German document shows that the enemy high […]

GERMAN CIVILIANS BURY MURDERED JEWISH SLAVE LABORERS – YANK MAGAZINE German woman, as well as men, were unwilling pallbearers at the mass burial of 161 Jewish slave laborers who were killed by Nazi guards at Neunburg, Bavaria. […]

JOSEPH LAFLEUR- CHAPLAIN, POW, HERO

Posted on July 9th, 2016 by:

JOSEPH LAFLEUR- CHAPLAIN, POW, HERO: Chaplain Joseph Lafleur heroically gave his life to save his fellow soldiers while he was a prisoner of the Japanese. Joseph Verbis Lafleur was born on January 24, 1912 in Ville […]

Reflections of Our Gentle Warriors – By Brad Hoopes: For over a decade, Brad Hoopes has interviewed and recorded the experiences of over 350 WWII veterans. He now has compiled 70 of these incredible experiences into […]

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An Auschwitz Forbidden Romance Story

Posted on May 28th, 2016 by:

 An Auschwitz Forbidden Romance Story In 1942, Helena Citrónová arrived in Auschwitz. She came from Slovakia, a country that declared its independence from Czechoslovakia when the Nazi’s divided the country. Helena worked in Auschwitz II, called Birkenau, […]

Peter Kubicek’s  Memories of Evil, a childhood in the Holocaust In March 1939 the Nazis marched into the remaining free part of Czechoslovakia absorbing it into the Third Reich. That month in 1939 would destroy the […]

General John DeWitt and the Internment of the Japanese in America. Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt was one of the men most responsible for the forced evacuation of over 110,000 people of Japanese ethnicity from the […]

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Walter Gerhard Martin Sommer, the Face of Evil

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by:

Walter Gerhard Martin Sommer, the Face of Evil Of all the brutal and inhumane guards who served at Buchenwald, one of the most cruel and evil was a man named Walter Gerhard Martin Sommer. Gerhard Martin […]

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American Tank Battalions in Defense of Bataan

Posted on April 24th, 2016 by:

American Tank Battalions in Defense of Bataan: The Beginning The men of the 192nd and 194th Tank Battalions were the first American tankers to see action in WWII. Both Tank Battalions were composed of National Guard […]

Yasukuni War Museum, at Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine: The Yasukuni Shrine, built after the Boshin War during the Meiji Era, honors Japanese war dead from all its wars including recognized war criminals. Less talked about than the […]

Witness to the fall of Corregidor: Pack of a 4th Marine By Jonathan Abbott On May 6th, 1942 the death march on Bataan had happened almost a month before. Now the island of Corregidor fell to […]

Lutz Heck, Nazi Scientist Brought Extinct Animals Back to Life: The Dream The aurochs, a bull that stood taller than a man was the most feared animal in the primeval forests of Ancient Germania. It had long […]

“Midnight in Broad Daylight” A Japanese American Family at War : “Midnight in Broad Daylight” by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto is a stunning new book that centers on the factual wartime experiences of Frank and Harry Fukuhara. […]

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Albert Göring, the Nazi’s Brother

Posted on March 28th, 2016 by:

Albert Göring, the Nazi’s Brother: When Germany lost WWII and those related to famous Nazi’s were being arrested and questioned, Albert Göring, the younger brother of Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring, was sent before the Nuremberg tribunal. Albert […]

Yosselle Greenstein, The Mighty Atom: In New York in 1939, members of the pro-Nazi German-American Bund were enraged to see a five-foot four, 140 pound man tearing up the sign on their headquarters which read “No […]

Refugees of WWII reach out to Syria

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by:

WWII Refugees reach out to Syria Refugees from an old war are reaching out to new ones thanks to CARE, a humanitarian organization fighting poverty. CARE which stands for Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere was […]


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