Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

Russia celebrates 67th Victory Day

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Comments off

Today Russia marks the 67th Victory Day since the surrender of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. Almost 27 Soviet people died in that war, which came to be known in this country as the Great Patriotic War. Read more…

Japan:Japan marks 66th anniversary of WW2 on Monday

Monday, August 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 15,2011

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Japan:Nagasaki marks 66th anniversary of atomic bombing

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011
Tuesday marks the 66th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki. The city’s mayor, Tomihisa Taue, will include a reference to the recent nuclear Read more…

Japan:A-bomb survivor in Fukushima remembers Hiroshima

Sunday, August 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 7,2011

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AP Interview: Pilot recalls Nazi leader’s capture

Sunday, January 30, 2011 Comments off

January 30,2011 Laaska News.
By MATT VOLZ The Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. — Capt. Bo Foster had an extraordinary mission: Fly captured Nazi leader Hermann Goering to the 7th Army’s headquarters for interrogation.

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Looking back, Ban calls 2010 ‘a big year for the United Nations’

Friday, December 17, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News Dec.17,2010.


17 December 2010 –In his end-of-year “state of the world” news conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called 2010 “a big year for the United Nations,” with progress on issues from biodiversity to electoral support in Iraq and Afghanistan, but warned of challenges ahead in Sudan, the Middle East and other world flashpoints.
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