Second world war

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Life after the bomb: exploring the psychogeography of Hiroshima

On the anniversary of Hiroshimas nuclear destruction, a walk through the citys memorial park reveals a complex mix of devastation and rehabilitation Hiroshima is flourishing. It has a population surpassing 1.19 million, a burgeoning gourmet scene, towering luxury shopping centres, and a trendy night life. It is a city of vibrant green boulevards and open

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New online generation takes up Holocaust denial

Conspiracy theorists are flocking to outlandish websites, warns lecturer A new generation of Holocaust deniers is emerging through a clutch of popular gateway conspiracy theories, according to one of the UKs leading experts on the subject. As Denial, a film about the disgraced historian and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving, hits cinemas later this month,

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Woman kissed by sailor in famous V-J Day photo dies aged 92

Greta Friedman, whose photograph in Times Square came to symbolise end of second world war, had been suffering from pneumonia Greta Friedman, the woman in white kissed by a sailor in New Yorks Times Square in a photograph symbolising the end of the second world war, has died aged 92. Her son, Joshua Friedman, said