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All Posts Tagged With: "World War II"

Remembering WWII in Poland and Russia

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Remembering WWII in Poland and Russia

World leaders gathered in Poland today to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II amid rising tensions between Russia and Poland. Vladimir Lensky of Russia’s Channel One television and bloggers discuss Russia's role and responsibility in WWII.

Posted: September 1, 2009 16:38   Comments: 2
Tiny territory of Gibraltar has a colorful past and present

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Tiny territory of Gibraltar has a colorful past and present

The self-governing British territory of Gibraltar has a colorful history, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner. The outcropping of rock was a strategic fortress for Britain and the Allies during World War II, and today remains a source of tension between Britain and Spain.

Posted: July 23, 2009 11:04   Comments: 2
Debate continues over what constitutes genocide

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Debate continues over what constitutes genocide

The word "genocide" was coined in the aftermath of World War II and has since been used to describe some modern conflicts. But the term itself has become a source of conflict, as many look to whether or not governments and leaders recognize and punish genocide. Bloggers discuss the use -- or misuse -- of the word.

Posted: February 5, 2009 10:06   Comments: 0
Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

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Remembering the bonbon bombers of Berlin

Germans and Americans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, the 15-month operation that flew food and coal into Berlin during the Soviet blockade in 1948.

Posted: September 30, 2008 20:26   Comments: 12
Flying over New York in a war plane

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Flying over New York in a war plane

Lisa Biagiotti, Channtal Fleischfresser and Katie Combs reported from Teterboro, N.J. on the 60th anniversary celebration of the Berlin Airlift.

Posted: September 23, 2008 07:51   Comments: 0

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