Tag Archives: World War II

Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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The Nazi Hunters’ Enduring Legacy

Why it matters to stand up for justice and demand atonement.

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U.S. History a Warning on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

This time, it may be Europe – not the United States – that faces the ghosts of the “MS St. Louis.”

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South Korea/Japan: “Comfort Women” as a Political Football?

The tragic case of Japan’s WWII sex slaves.

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North Sea Boats and Spanish Crossings

Today’s refugee crisis imagery echoes the Dutch England-Voyagers and French escapees of World War II

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Anti-Militarism: A Source of Modern German Confidence

With nothing left to prove on battlefields, Germany can pursue other tasks and strategies.

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May 8, 1945: Beyond the Unconditional Surrender of German Forces

The ominous date also marks the beginning of violence and occupation in Algeria, Greece and Eastern Europe.

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The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen: A Survivor Remembers

70 years later, a survivor of the atrocities of WWII recalls her experience.

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70 Years of Selective History After the Pacific War

What are the prospects for the next 70?

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Germany and Japan: A Comeback Story

A strategic reflection 70 years after the end of WWII.

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