WWII

WWII USS Indianapolis, Lost For 72 Years, Found On Pacific Ocean Floor

A team of civilian researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the cruiser's wreckage Friday on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 18,000 feet below the surface. The discovery brings a measure of closure to one of most tragic maritime disasters

Ukraine News Today May 9, 2017: Ukraine marks Victory Day over Nazism in WWII; Up to 10 mln Ukrainians killed amid WWII, President says; Eurovision 2017: Kyiv holds Red Carpet event – video

Ukraine marks Victory Day over Nazism in WWII On May 9, Ukraine marks Victory Day over Nazism in the Second World War. It is the 72nd Victory Day anniversary, Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN. This memorable date was enshrined by the Verkhovna

Ukraine News Today May 6, 2017: WWII-era U.S.-made P40 Kitty Hawk recovered from Black Sea; Ukrainian MP who offered leasing Crimea to Russia stripped of citizenship

Ukrainian MP who offered leasing Crimea to Russia stripped of citizenship Andriy Artemenko, the "back-door diplomat" who allegedly pitched a so-called plan to resolve the conflict with Russia onto the desk of Trump's national security adviser (at the time) Michael Flynn, has been

Boy finds WWII plane with pilot’s remains in cockpit

Daniel Kristiansen and his father, Klaus, discovered what's believed to be a Messerschmitt fighter plane buried in a field on their farm near Birkelse in northern Denmark. "We went out to the field with a metal detector," Klaus Kristiansen told CNN. "I

Poland urges Ukraine to investigate WWII massacre monument destruction

"The Polish embassy in Kyiv handed a note of protest to the Ukrainian side on 10 January. It is stressed in the note that such attacks and incidents should be investigated and punished, as they pose a threat to the Polish-Ukrainian relations,"

Monument to WWII massacre of Poles destroyed in western Ukraine

National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement that vandals destroyed a stone cross in Huta Penyatska that commemorated Polish villagers who were massacred in 1944 by a Nazi unit mostly composed of Ukrainian volunteers. Up to 900 people are believed

Today Ukraine honors memory of victims of war

The ceremony was attended by veterans of the World War II, veterans of the Anti Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine and top officials, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the presidential press service. The ceremony took place in the Memorial of Eternal Glory.

Ukrainian President honored memory of deceased in World War II

On May 9, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and top officails walked the Alley of the Fallen Heroes where 34 graves of warriors killed in the World War II are situated, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Presidential press service. The

Ukraine celebrates World War II Victory Day

The memorable date was established by the Ukraine’s Parliament on April 9, 2015, with the law “On perpetuation of the victory over Nazism in the World War II of 1939-1945” voted for within the package of decommunisation laws, UNIAN reports. Now, May