World War II

SF Supes Approve 'Comfort Women' Memorial To WWII Sex Slaves For Japanese SoldiersOvercoming the opposition of the Japanese government and some Bay Area Japanese-Americans, San Francisco Supervisors have voted to build a memorial to so-called "comfort women" who were sex slaves during World War II.
Bomb Squad Safely Detonates World War II-Era Grenades Found In Palo Alto HomeA Santa Clara County bomb squad has detonated World War II-era grenades and mortars found Thursday afternoon in a home in Palo Alto, police said Thursday evening.
World's Jewish Population Approaching Pre-Holocaust NumbersThe world's Jewish population has almost rebounded to pre-Holocaust numbers, according to a new report.
Survey: Millennial Millionaires Feel Most Pressure To 'Keep Up With The Joneses'A survey of millenial millionaires reveals they are the most insecure generation of them all.
Protests Force Auction House To Cancel Sale Of Hundreds Of Photos From Japanese WWII Internment CampsProtests by Japanese-American groups has pushed an East Coast auction house to cancel a planned sale of 450 photos and artifacts from World War II camps.
70th Anniversary Of WWII Concentration Camp Liberation; Remembrance Of Bay Area Men's Fateful DayKCBS Special Report: 'The Liberator And The Liberated' - The story of two Bay Area men from very different places, thrown together by fate as World War II wound down.
Oldest Survivor Of USS Arizona From Pearl Harbor Attack Dies At 100 In Yuba CityThe oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died in Northern California at the age of 100.
Congress Honors Elite U.S.-Canadian Unit From WWII Led By 'Fighting' General From San FranciscoThe Congressional Gold Medal is being awarded Tuesday to 1st Special Service Force— a World War II fighting group made up of 1,800 Americans and Canadian that also known as the "Devils Brigade" and were feared by the Germans. The unit’s commander was San Francisco-born Robert T. Frederick.
World War II Airman To Be Buried In Oakland After Remains Found 60 Years LaterA World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.
10 Things You Didn't Know About ChicagoMany know Chicago is known as "the Windy City" and Wrigley Field is one of America's oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
New Bones Discovery Unearths Spinosaurus; Bigger Than T. Rex, Known To Swim Archaeologists believe some lost dinosaur bones unearthed nearly a century ago of a creature bigger than a T-Rex may have belonged to one of the weirdest creatures to ever roam the Earth.
'Unbroken': First Trailer For Angelina Jolie's Louis Zamperini Biopic ReleasedPreview the Jolie-directed film about the late Olympian and World War II hero, here...