WWII

20.11.2016

Reexamining History with Noam Chomsky: New World Order & the Grand Area

Reexamining History with Noam Chomsky: New World Order & the Grand Area

This video is the second part of our series called “Reexamining History” in which we explore history and surface facts that are usually suppressed or ignored in mainstream historical literature. For part I, click here. In this installment we talk to Prof. Chomsky about the global plans… »

16.02.2016

Last stand of China’s ‘comfort women’ demanding recognition not money

Last stand of China’s ‘comfort women’ demanding recognition not money

Hong Kong’s Mei Li from the organisation Hong Kong History Watch has interviewed many WWII Chinese ‘comfort women’, in Shanxi and Hainan over the past few years. These were women of all ages that were forced by the Japanese to sexually service men during all of the war years. On… »

03.09.2015

Japan’s ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods’

Japan’s ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods’

Titled, “Somber reflections on the last days of the Pacific War at the ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods'”,  Hong Kong-based journalist Steven Knipp was published in Time on this day marking the 70-year anniversary of Japan’s surrender. (Extracts follow, for the full article see: http://time.com/4021062/japan-kamikaze-ww2-museum/ ) In recent weeks,… »

09.12.2014

“The myth of the good war”: an essay worth reading

“The myth of the good war”: an essay worth reading

It is not often that one finds in a newspaper, unassuming amongst other articles and comments, a thorough analysis of the futility of war, the propaganda that tries to give it some sense and the devastating consequences of armed struggle. Geoffrey Wheatcroft writing today… »

19.06.2014

D-Day and the truth about the Second World War

D-Day and the truth about the Second World War

[Written in 2004] On the anniversary of the Normandy D-day landing. The leaders of the major powers were all present at the official celebrations, a far more pompous celebration than the 50th anniversary. This has more to do with present day politics than the events of 60 years ago. Although it… »

04.01.2014

5 movies that show the power of nonviolent resistance during World War II

5 movies that show the power of nonviolent resistance during World War II

[divide]   Bryan Farrell for Waging Nonviolence Hardly a year goes by without at least one Hollywood film that takes place during World War II. And when Hollywood isn’t making them, other countries are. In fact, there hasn’t been a year since the war ended without several movies featuring… »

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