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Top US diplomat visits Solomon Islands

PACIFIC VISIT US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman (third left) and US Ambassador to Australia Caroline Kennedy (left) pose for pictures with delegates and representatives of the governments and armed forces of Australia, New Zealand and Japan at the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal at Skyline Ridge…
bubmag
August 7, 2022
World War 2

Distorting the Holocaust to Boost the International Arms Trade

If whitewashing Bulgaria’s history during the Second World War helps an Israeli arms company get a contract, who could possibly object? July 26, 2022 One of the most grotesque distortions of Holocaust history is when those involved in the international arms trade use it to legitimize war and mass violence.…
bubmag
July 26, 2022
World War 2

A life well lived – Tamar Eshel Dies on her 102nd birthday

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bubmag
July 25, 2022
World War 2

The World’s Deepest Shipwreck Found

The site of what is arguably the deepest known shipwreck has been found. The World War 2 escort destroyer USS Samuel B. Roberts was lost during the Battle of Samar and has been found 6,895 meters/~4.28 miles below the ocean. The ship was commissioned in 1944 and sank that same year.…
bubmag
July 10, 2022
World War 2

Closing the circle: Two families bound by a Holocaust rescue

In the Second World War, in what today is known as Ukraine, Nataliia Mariichyn’s great-grandparents sheltered a Jewish family in their barn. Now she’s rebuilding her life in Montreal — and that Jewish family’s descendants are helping her. Until she left Ukraine in mid-March, Nataliia Mariichyn and Sam Langleben spoke…
bubmag
July 2, 2022