World War Two

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Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen just found a WWII aircraft carrier

The vessel took part in the first ever carrier-on-carrier battle.
David Gilbert
3.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Bunch of People Got Naked and Slaughtered a Sheep at Auschwitz

They then chained themselves to the camp's front gate before authorities arrested them.
Brian Moylan
3.24.17
one world war and one european cup

Liverpool and The Liberation Of Rome: Remembering Bob Paisley’s Italian Campaigns

When Liverpool won the 1977 European Cup final in Rome, Bob Paisley had been there before. That was just over 30 years previous, when he rode into the city on the back of a tank.
Will Magee
11.17.16
Rio 2016

How The Paralympics Came To Be: Remembering The International Stoke Mandeville Games

Before the modern Paralympics, there were the International Stoke Mandeville Games. They were born out of a world at war, and changed perceptions of disability for good.
Will Magee
9.8.16
Cheese

What It’s Like to Make Cheese on a Secret Swedish Military Base

An hour outside Gothenburg, Sofia and her mother Sivan’s cheese shop sits on a former secret air base, used by the Swedish air force to store jet fuel during World War Two.
Nell Frizzell
5.24.16
Europe

Newly-Released Documents Describe 'Rampant' Cannibalism at Nazi Concentration Camps

The long-sealed testimonies also reveal the struggle of many who suffered to meet the strict criteria necessary to get compensation under an UK-Germany scheme for victims of Nazi persecution.
VICE News
3.31.16
Europe

This Auschwitz Guard Has Just Gone on Trial Over the Murder of 170,000 People

Reinhold Hanning's trial in Germany is the first of four such cases, but could also be the last as all defendants are in their 90s. Hanning was 20 in 1942 when he started serving as a guard at Auschwitz.
Sally Hayden and Reuters
2.11.16
asia & pacific

Japan and South Korea Have Reached a Historic Deal on 'Comfort Women'

Japan has never apologized for forcing tens of thousands of women, many Korean, to work as sex slaves for its troops during World War II.
VICE News and Reuters
12.28.15
Europe

Two Guys Claim They've Found a Lost Nazi Train Filled with Treasure

Polish officials believe the men's claim is authentic and are taking the lead seriously, partially due to the fact that the men hired lawyers.
VICE News
8.20.15
asia & pacific

'History Is Harsh': Japan Isn't Saying Sorry for World War II

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in 1945. He said his country inflicted "immeasurable damage and suffering," while making a veiled criticism of China.
VICE News
8.14.15
asia & pacific

Man Sets Himself On Fire at 'Comfort Women' Protest in South Korea

The elderly South Korean was hospitalized with third degree burns and breathing difficulties, after he set himself ablaze outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Wednesday.
VICE News
8.12.15
asia & pacific

North Korea Is Set to Establish its Own Time Zone in Snub to 'Imperialism'

North Korea is to launch its own time zone next week by taking back by 30 minutes — returning the country to the time standard it used prior to Japanese colonization.
VICE News
8.7.15
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