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Controversy over how to teach kids about 'comfort women'

Controversy over how to teach kids about 'comfort women'

LOS ANGELES — Guidelines for California educators on how to teach history students about the use of female sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II have prompted debate in Japanese and Korean communities here and abroad.

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Document proving WWII military sex slaves now at KU library

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A longtime University of Kansas professor's report that played a role in Japan acknowledging the government-controlled brothels that operated during World War II has been added to a campus research library.

January 18, 2016 4:10 pmLoading…

WWII-era female pilots barred from honor many covet

McSally introduces legislation to let 'WASPs' be buried in Arlington

January 09, 2016 7:31 pm Video Related

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South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

Former South Korean sex slaves wait for results of a meeting with Japanese foreign ministers on Monday.

December 28, 2015 2:38 pmLoading…
South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

SEOUL, South Korea — An apology from Japan’s prime minister and a pledge of more than $8 million sealed a breakthrough deal Monday in a decades-long impasse with South Korea over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.

December 28, 2015 2:38 pmLoading…

FBI files: Military questioned Pete Seeger's wartime loyalty

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As Army Pvt. Pete Seeger eagerly waited for a chance to fight for his country during World War II, military investigators quietly built a case that the young folk singer was "potentially subversive."

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FBI files: Military questioned Pete Seeger's wartime loyalty

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As Army Pvt. Pete Seeger eagerly waited for a chance to fight for his country during World War II, military investigators quietly built a case that the young folk singer was "potentially subversive."

December 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

This undated picture provided by Akira Kitade from an album owned by Tatsuo Osako, a former colleague of Kitade's at the Japan Tourist Bureau, shows a woman and an accompanying message on the back signed by Marie, reading "avec tous mes sentiments" in French, or "with all my affections." Osa…

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Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

Akira Kitade displays photos of European refugees who were saved at the start of WWII by his former colleague at the Japan Tourist Bureau, Tatsuo Osako.

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Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

Photos of WWII refugees saved by Japanese official are ID'd

ALBANY, N.Y. — Early in World War II, a Japanese tourism official helped rescue Europeans seeking haven from the Nazis. Now, 75 years after seven of those refugees gave Tatsuo Osako photographs of themselves to show their gratitude, a team of Internet sleuths has identified four of the peopl…

December 12, 2015 8:18 am Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Being vigilant is the new normal, Utah wolf plan, Pearl Harbor cartoon.

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New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

HONOLULU — New images of a large U.S. Navy seaplane that sank in Hawaii waters during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor show a coral-encrusted engine and reef fish swimming in and out of a hull.

December 07, 2015 4:00 am Photos

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New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

HONOLULU — New images of a large U.S. Navy seaplane that sank in Hawaii waters during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor show a coral-encrusted engine and reef fish swimming in and out of a hull.

December 06, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Sunken Pearl Harbor seaplane a mystery

Sunken Pearl Harbor seaplane a mystery

HONOLULU — New images of a large U.S. Navy seaplane that sank in Hawaii waters during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor show a coral-encrusted engine and reef fish swimming in and out of a hull.

December 06, 2015 2:51 am Photos

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New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

New images of the seaplane are the clearest to date taken of the Catalina PBY-5, says Hans Van Tilburg, a maritime archaeologist with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

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New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

The seaplane has become a living reef, and is a habitat for marine life. Twenty people were killed in the attack on Kaneohe Bay, where the plane was anchored.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on new name for ISIS, healthcare company greed, lesson not learned.

November 26, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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