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World War II: August 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement. While Joseph Avenol may have contributed covertly to the eventual demise of the League of Nations (see story, P. 18), the League's impotence as a mediator …

World War II:March 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
The embattled Mediterranean island of Maltabecame a symbol of defiance as it endured a rain of Axis bombs. Within six hours of the Italian declaration of war against Great Britain on June 10, 1940, the British island of Malta …

World War II:February 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
Several American aces made the transition from propeller aircraft to jets and added to their victory totals in Korea. While the accomplishments of many of the great German aces of World War II who flew both propeller-driven fighter aircraft and …

USS Batfish on Patrol

Michael E. Haskew | Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
On patrol north of the Philippine island of Luzon, USS Batfish destroyed three Japanese submarines in four nights.

World War II: July 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
Seven long-overdue Medals of Honor are testaments to the heroism of African-American veterans. On November 16, 1944, Staff Sergeant Ruben Rivers was in the thick of a fierce fight with the Germans. Rivers and the rest of the all-African-American 761st …

World War II: November 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
Yorktown-class aircraft carriers held the line in the Pacific and earned everlasting fame. The capture of Guadalcanal was a costly affair for the U.S. armed forces. Not the least of America's losses was the aircraft carrier Hornet, sunk on October …

World War II:May 1997 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1997 at 1:01 am
Two crucial battles in 1942 marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific. The spring of 1942 was not one of optimism for the Allies facing the Japanese juggernaut in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Everywhere Japan was …

World War II: September 1996 From the Editor

Published: August 19, 1996 at 1:01 am
The roster of atrocities committed by the Japanese armed forces in World War II contradicted the nation's official position. On the eve of World War II, the Japanese nation not only had reached a political impasse with its Western adversaries …

The Hunt for Nazi War Criminals

Michael E. Haskew | Published: August 19, 1996 at 1:01 am
The hunt for Nazi war criminals spans more than half a century and continues to this day.

World War II: September 1996 Letters

Published: August 19, 1996 at 1:01 am
JAPANESE WAR CRIMESRegarding the interesting article in the September, 1996 issue,"Justice Under the Sun." I think there is a minor error.General Homma died by firing squad, not by hanging, as I recall. Frank D. SlocumWaianae, HI In reference …
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