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Stop with the Hitler Comparisons

Byron Williams | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics
Byron Williams

Donald Trump is not Adolf Hitler! One of the unfortunate ironies of recent public discourse in America, every president this century has been compare...

To: Mr. Trump From: One First Generation American To Another

Belinda Zylberman | Posted 02.01.2017 | HuffPost Home
Belinda Zylberman

In his public life, my father was a pediatrician and well liked by his patients. In his private life, he was introverted and isolated. Growing up, I observed these polarities and desperately wanted to please him, crack that shell, and reach his joy.

'City of the Sun' Reveals True Middle East: Juliana Maio Speaks

Carol Ruth Weber | Posted 01.05.2017 | Entertainment
Carol Ruth Weber

When thinking of Egypt one normally would not equate the country as being friendly to those of Jewish faith or heritage. Juliana Maio, author, produce...

Another Hero Departed: Monuments Man Bernard Taper

Robert M. Edsel | Posted 12.12.2016 | Arts
Robert M. Edsel

On October 17, Bernard Taper, one of my heroes, died. He was 98 years of age. Bernie spent his life as a journalist and educator. He also authored sev...

Sport and Society for Arete -Pearl Harbor-75th Anniversary

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This piece on Pearl Harbor and Baseball was the fifteenth of this series of essays on Sport and Society. It dates from December of 1991 the 50th Anniv...

"I'll Donate to That!" 95-year-old WWII Air Force B-24 Navigator Offers to Unburden Today's Veterans of Unpayable Medical Debt

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.17.2016 | New York
Jerry Ashton

I was having dinner in NYC with my friend Larry Rivkin earlier this month when I brought up the work that my charity, RIP Medical Debt, was doing to a...

How A Veteran And Holocaust Survivor Found Love 45 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty

No doubt Paul Rothman and Geraldine Rosen both endured some incredibly difficult times during World War II. But if it hadn’t been for fate, they mig...

Virtual Reality Lets WWII Veteran Revisit Town He Helped Liberate

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.07.2016 | World

Seventy-two years after fighting in the Battle of Normandy, British World War II veteran Frank Mouqué returned to the French town of Armentières, wh...

White Light Filled the Sky Like the End of the World

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Greeks invented the atomic theory in the fifth century BCE. Leucippus and Democritus developed the first scientific model of the fundamental unit of t...

9 WWII Novels Beyond Europe's Shores

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.10.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf With readers around the world embracing novels like Gone to Soldiers, The Nightingale, and Everyone Brave Is Forgiven...

The Once and Future Faith

Shayne Looper | Posted 10.10.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

Christianity has changed over the years. This change has not taken place in Christianity's core beliefs, which are substantially the same as they were at the beginning. The change has happened in its outward expressions. The soul of the faith is little altered; its body has changed.

The Fed Can't Really Grow US Economy

Harlan Green | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Most eyes are watching Janet Yellen and the Fed's Jackson Hole conference. She hinted at a possible raise in short term rates this September. Higher...

Honoring Those Who Fought And Died In WWII

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Joseph W. Gauld

Recent emails indicate many people don't know I am a WWII veteran. I seldom mention it because I respect those who fought and won the war, and I'm not one of them. However, I do have very deep feelings about WWII and now realize I'm not being honest by withholding them.

The Iran Enigma: Implicit Complicity

Patrick Beretta | Posted 08.04.2016 | World
Patrick Beretta

On July 18, the Associated Press reported the existence of a secret document within the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal, revealing a lesser limit on Iran's nuclear work than had been initially announced and believed.

Nazi Monster's Lost Diaries Reveal Chilling Details Of A Mass Murderer

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

Dinner parties... phone calls with his daughter... massage sessions... and orders for mass murder. Newly uncovered diary pages show in chilling detail...

From the European Union of the Cold War to a Renaissance Europe

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

EU needs to redesign itself as a real political union of equal members with common defense, economy, education and culture. Greek should be the official language of Europe. That would seal Europe's Greek origins and civilization.

Startling New Discovery At Site Of Nazi Massacre

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.30.2016 | World

In the final months of World War II, a group of Jewish prisoners were forced to cover up evidence of Nazi atrocities. Shackled by their German captor...

Muslim Kids, Japanese American Camp Survivors Read Letters From WWII

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Early Morning. June. Normandy.

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Meg Waite Clayton

Early morning. June. Isigny sur Mer, Normandy. Birds chirp and twill and hoot greetings of the day. A cow lows, and a duck or a goose or perhaps both....

Couple's New Home Had A Romantic Surprise Hidden In An Old Cabinet

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.03.2016 | Weddings

When Zac and Shannon Carter purchased their first home this April -- a Pensacola, Florida house built in the 1970s -- they had no idea what treasures ...

To Americans who died in 'The Great War'

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

Note: The following guest blog  first appeared in the Northern Dutchess News in Dutchess County, New York. Story and photos by jim donick They c...

An American Cemetery in France

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

In memory of American soldiers killed in "The Great War," 1917-18 Photo by jim donick...

Continuing the Legacy of Harlem Hellfighters

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.27.2016 | Black Voices
Rep. Charles Rangel

For many years, Black soldiers fought in segregated regiments. While they were fighting to defend America, America was not fighting to defend them. Our community should be proud to be home of the 369th Infantry division, an all-Black army unit from Harlem.

Hiroshima Saved My Life

Stanley Weiss | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Stanley Weiss

The atomic bombs that America dropped on Japan in August of 1945 took more than 200,000 lives. But they probably saved mine.

Holocaust Survivor Meets Veteran Who Saved Him In Tearful Reunion

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.19.2016 | Fifty

There were tears, hugs and kisses as 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Marcel Levy came face-to-face with the soldier who saved his life. It's been 71 ye...