world war two

Woman Kissed by Sailor in Famed Photo at World War Two’s End Dies

WASHINGTON, Sept 11 – Greta Friedman, the woman in white kissed by a sailor in New York’s Times Square in a photograph symbolizing the end of World War Two, has died at age 92, media reports said on Saturday. Her son, Joshua Friedman, said she died on Thursday in Virginia after suffering a series of

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Russia Showcases Syria Hardware in Red Square Military Parade

By Andrew Osborn and Jack Stubbs MOSCOW, May 9 – Russia rolled out an air defence missile system of the kind used to protect its base in Syria and some of the Russian jets flying missions there screamed overhead as it showcased its military war machine on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday. The grand parade,

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Japanese Manga Artist Who Depicted Horrors of WWII dies at 93

TOKYO, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – An award-winning Japanese manga artist, whose retellings of traditional ghost stories and depictions of the horrors of World War Two helped propel anime to global popularity, died on Monday at the age of 93. Shigeru Mizuki, a beloved household name in Japan, was an art student when he was drafted

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