Born Sept. 12, 1909, Lawrence Brooks served in the 91st Engineer Battalion, a predominantly African American squad stationed in the Pacific.
An art lawyer in New York is excited by a recent ruling in a Dutch case on art looted by the Nazis that will finally be returned to a Jewish family.
In June, the National WWII Museum is sponsoring a 10-day cruise that will take veterans back to the battle site.
The two countries have been locked in a territorial dispute over a remote island chain since the end of the conflict.
Ordnance disposal services in Germany get around a 1,000 calls per year, clearing up bombs dropped in the 1940s.
Unexploded bombs from World War II are a persistent hazard in Germany, even more than 70 years since the end of the war.
The South Korean president spoke at an event commemorating 99 years of the March 1 Movement, one of the first public displays of resistance to the Japanese occupation of the Korean peninsula.
More than 1,000 military personnel were killed during the 1942 Battle of the Java Sea.
Poland's prime minister has been accused of "an inability to understand history" by Israeli leader Netanyahu.
The German chancellor said it was "shameful" Berlin still needed to allocate special police resources to protect Jewish institutions.
Desecration of this kind is in violation of international law.
In 1941, two small Malyutka vessels dropped off radar while on duty in Russia's Far East.
A German court has ruled that Oskar Groening is fit to serve his sentence, which was handed down after a conviction for 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
Undetonated bombs from World War II are discovered to this day throughout Germany.
"This particular photo was edited in a sloppy manner to make it appear the president had a mustache," the paper wrote in a post on its Facebook page.
Approximately 50 percent of Russians have never heard of or do not believe that the Soviet Union agreed to split Poland with Adolf Hitler.
Scans of nearly 40,000 documents from Argentina's ministry of foreign affairs are being transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Moscow police arrested hundreds, including protest leader Alexei Navalny, who called for an anti-corruption march in the Russian capital.