The 1988-1998 conflict on the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville saw use of WWII weapons. While this alone was remarkable just before the turn of the millennium, what is absolutely astonishing was that the weapons had been “resurrected” from the WWII battlefields. 1,564 more words
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Japan ruled Korea between 1905-1945. In August 1945, during the closing days of WWII, the USSR invaded the peninsula and the Soviet 25th Army advanced as far south as Seoul, before pulling back to the 38th Parallel, which was the pre-agreed division point with the USA. 4,195 more words
Revolt, Rebellion, Revolution. These three “R”’s are the magic words that help define both the Creative Assembly-produced Total War video game series and the awful Great War which is currently “celebrating” its centennial anniversary. 1,315 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested inside Sandra Bullock’s home has pleaded not guilty to stalking the Oscar-winning actress.
Joshua Corbett entered the plea Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in his first court appearance after a judge determined last month that he should stand trial in the case. 98 more words