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Stories tagged: World War II

A Damning Account Of Holocaust Complicity

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Atomic Legacy The Bomb Irreversibly Changed Pop Culture

We didn’t know what to think about the bomb. It ended the war. But it also unleashed “The Amazing Colossal Man.” And “Godzilla.” And a Deadly, Gigantic Man-Eating Mantis! It …

Vets At Truman’s Grave Say Thanks For A-Bomb

Veterans snapped salutes and placed carnations at President Truman’s grave Saturday, a belated “thanks” for his decision to drop the atomic bomb 50 years ago. Few of the roughly 400 …

Measure Truman’s Decision In Lives Saved

CORRECTION (August 8, 1995, page B4): This is Robert O. Johnson, 69, of Pullman, who wrote Saturday’s “Your Turn” column about his World War II experiences. The wrong photograph appeared …

He Was Reported Dead, But John Carson Had To Get On With His Life

Former POW John Carson, 71, and his wife Wanda ride with the International Order of the Blue Knights motorcycle club. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review

Celebrating V-E Day Relief Swept Inland Northwest On May 8,1945, When News Came Of Germany’s Surrender

Two stories above the factory floor in the cab of her crane, Verona Connors saw the news sweep through the Trentwood rolling mill while she maneuvered a block of hot …

Anne Frank Exhibit Coming

Anne Frank remains an enduring voice. The story of a young Jewish girl hiding from Nazis puts a face on blurred textbook images of Jews and other Europeans who died …

Never Again Delegates From 32 Nations Commemorate Auschwitz Liberation And Make A Vow

Candles are lighted in front of the ruins of an Auschwitz crematorium. Photo by Associated Press