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Australian police find Nazi machine-gun in traffic stop

Australian police find Nazi machine-gun in traffic stop

The World War II era weapon and 60 rounds of ammunition were found during a traffic stop north of Sydney.

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Nazi machine gun seized during traffic stop

Nazi machine gun seized during traffic stop

A man is charged with possessing a prohibited firearm after police find an MP40 machine gun, the type of firearm used extensively by Nazi soldiers during World War II, in a car on the NSW Central Coast.

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Frank Lowy awarded knighthood in UK Queen's Birthday Honours List

Frank Lowy's journey to a British knighthood began during World War II.

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	Peter Dutton shuts down Pauline Hanson

Peter Dutton shuts down Pauline Hanson's terror camp call

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has shut down Pauline Hanson's call to intern terror suspects. 'Our government obviously isn't going to be involved in interning people,' he said on the World War II policy.

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	World War II vet finally receives high school diploma

World War II vet finally receives high school diploma

Elmer Shinskie, 92, was awarded his high school diploma from Shamokin Area HIgh School in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

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Battle of Midway 75th anniversary marked

Veterans of the Battle of Midway have joined about 1000 people to mark the 75th anniversary of the turning point in World War II's Pacific Ocean theatre.

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Sixty per cent of shipwreck HMAS Perth gone after illegal scrap metal salvaging

Jakarta: A team of Indonesian and Australian divers has made the shocking discovery that 60 per cent of World War II shipwreck HMAS Perth has vanished, with evidence of large-scale illegal salvaging for scrap metal at the site off the coast of Java.

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	Hizb Ut-Tahrir spokesman says Muslims should be locked up

Hizb Ut-Tahrir spokesman says Muslims should be locked up

Leaders of Islamist extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir say Muslims could be locked up in Australian 'concentration camps' like those used during World War II and compared the idea with the Holocaust.

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	New York enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies

New York enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies

The enclave of homes in Yaphank, Long Island was once the location where tens of thousands of Nazi sympathizers gathered for marches in the 1930s before the start of World War II.

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Yolgnu victims of HMAS Patricia Cam bombing remembered

Yolgnu victims of HMAS Patricia Cam bombing remembered

A piece of history involving a bombing, a beheading, and an incredible escape from drowning using a pocket knife after a World War II bombing off the East Arnhem Land coast is discovered accidentally after 74 years.

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	Remains of 602 World War II Soviet soldiers are re-buried

Remains of 602 World War II Soviet soldiers are re-buried

Today hundreds gathered in Sinyavino, Russia, to bury 602 Soviet soldiers who died defending Leningrad during a bloody siege. Their remains were found by volunteers, seven decades after their death.

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	How women kept US trains running in World War II

How women kept US trains running in World War II

These stunning photos, taken in Iowa during World War 2, show how women were vital in the war effort by helping (pictured) to keep trains that transported military equipment and troops, running.

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Florence Finch, 101, buried with full military honours for World War II bravery

Finch never talked despite torture.

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Search on for old soldier's family after WWII medals found in op shop jacket

A search is under way to find the descendants of a World War II soldier after a set of three war medals were found in the pocket of a donated jacket at a Brunswick opportunity shop.

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The first 100 days of US President Donald Trump: a timeline

By Saturday April 29 - 100 days into his term - he is expected to have signed 30 executive orders, more than any other president since World War II, along with 24 memorandums and 20 proclamations.

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Anzac Day 2017: Age shall not weary veteran Tom Randall, 102

When the Japanese started bombing the power station near his barracks in Darwin during World War II, Tom Randall wasn't sure he'd survive the night. But now the veteran has outlived most of his comrades

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Australia's trade future in Asia as protectionism rises throughout the world

The rise of nationalism on the right and left of international politics poses diplomatic challenges for Australia that haven't been seen since the end of World War II.

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Large crowds gather across WA for Anzac Day

Large crowds gather across WA for Anzac Day

As tens of thousands turn out for the Anzac Day dawn service at Perth's Kings Park, 99-year-old World War II veteran John Wade says it is pleasing to see so many children in the crowd, commemorating the "history of Australia as Australia is today".

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How nature's call saved a soldier during the bombing of Darwin

How nature's call saved a soldier during the bombing of Darwin

World War II veteran Len Snell vividly recalls Japanese bombs raining down on Darwin in February 1942, and how the call of nature prevented him from joining the casualty list.

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My grandfather died fighting for Hitler. What should we make of his legacy?

My grandfather died fighting for Hitler. What should we make of his legacy?

Minna Muhlen knew her grandad had fought in World War II, but it was only in primary school that she realised he'd fought on the other side.

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From Singapore to Sydney, a new life for secret WWII commando ship

From Singapore to Sydney, a new life for secret WWII commando ship

Plank by plank, one of Australia's most effective secret weapons of World War II is being restored to its original wartime condition to serve as a memorial for the conflict's most elite commandos.

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Man gets 16 years for murder of World War II digger

A World War II veteran was asleep in bed when intruders broke into his rural Victorian home, stabbed him in the back 13 times and left him to die slowly on the eve of his 90th birthday.

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SA veterans awarded France's highest military honour for WWII service

SA veterans awarded France's highest military honour for WWII service

Four South Australians are made Knights of the Legion of Honour at a ceremony in Adelaide for their roles during World War II and the liberation of France.

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Trump's strikes in Syria spark fears for World War III

President Donald Trump's recent military strikes in Syria, and threats against North Korea, have sparked fears that World War III could be just around the corner.

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	Demand for home bunkers soars

Demand for home bunkers soars

President Donald Trump's recent military strikes in Syria, and threats against North Korea, have sparked fears that World War III could be just around the corner.

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What happened to the Bullecourt prisoners of World War I?

Conditions for these solders, captured 100 years ago, were often as terrible as in World War II.

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Le Pen denies French responsibility for WWII arrest of Jews

Le Pen denies French responsibility for WWII arrest of Jews

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen touches a raw nerve by denying the French state's responsibility for a mass arrest of Jews in Paris during World War II.

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Holden gun tractor joins National Military Museum display

Holden gun tractor joins National Military Museum display

A rare World War II gun tractor made in Adelaide by Holden is "now the pride and joy" of the National Military Museum at Edinburgh.

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	Nazis portrayed as monkeys in American propaganda campaign

Nazis portrayed as monkeys in American propaganda campaign

A new book called Spiritual resistance from the Outside chronicles how American intelligence agents waged the misinformation war to try to break German morale during World War II.

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Oxford-Cambridge boat race goes on after bomb removed

The annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race went ahead as planned on Sunday after police removed an unexploded World War II-era bomb from near the start line on London's River Thames.

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Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after bomb removed

British police say the hotly contested annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race will proceed as planned after they removed an unexploded World War II-era bomb near the start of the race on the River Thames.

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	World War II veteran comes out as transgender at 90

World War II veteran comes out as transgender at 90

Patricia Davies, who lives in a small village in Leicestershire, has opened up about finally living as a transgender woman at the age of 90 after decades of denying her real gender.

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Forgotten letters by 'French Anne Frank' to teacher found

A series of haunting letters written by a young French Jew to her high school teacher in World War II have emerged after they were forgotten inside a classroom for decades.

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	Iraqi and Syrian refugees sit course about Australian life

Iraqi and Syrian refugees sit course about Australian life

Australia's Federal Government announced in 2015 an intake of 12,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria amid the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Pictured, displaced Iraqis flee their homes.

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	British war hero faces deportation because of his health

British war hero faces deportation because of his health

James Bradley, 92, served with the British Royal Navy in World War II and moved to Australia with his wife Peggie in 2007 to be close to his family. He now faces deportation because he failed a health test.

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	War veteran, 92, faces deportation because of his health

War veteran, 92, faces deportation because of his health

James Bradley, 92, served with the British Royal Navy in World War II and moved to Australia with his wife Peggie in 2007 to be close to his family. He now faces deportation because he failed a health test.

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	Polish court issues arrest warrant for US man in Nazi case

Polish court issues arrest warrant for US man in Nazi case

Prosecutors say they have evidence that shows American citizen Michael Karkoc is an ex-commander in an SS-lead unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II.

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Japan's PM apologetic over WWII, but says next generation not obliged

Japan's PM apologetic over WWII, but says next generation not obliged

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe expresses deep remorse over World War II but says future generations should not have to keep saying sorry.

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Is it fair to call Trump a fascist?

Is it fair to call Trump a fascist?

Fascism was a radical political movement that rose from the ashes of World War I and died in the flames of World War II — or did it?

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From enemy POW to OAM: Rick Pisaturo's remarkable migrant story

From enemy POW to OAM: Rick Pisaturo's remarkable migrant story

Rick Pisaturo's story begins on the battlefields of World War II and ends in a decorated life in Australia.

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Why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

Why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

Sunken World War II warships have been disappearing in Indonesia and so far there has been little action taken to ensure their protection.

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	Israel urges Amazon to stop selling Holocaust denial books

Israel urges Amazon to stop selling Holocaust denial books

Israel's official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, has asked the Amazon CEO to stop selling literature on his site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II.

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British Admiralty asked to help secure Teddy Sheean's Victoria Cross

British Admiralty asked to help secure Teddy Sheean's Victoria Cross

The nephew of Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean, killed in a Japanese attack in World War II, writes directly to the British Admiralty asking for his uncle to be recognised with the Victoria Cross.

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Remembering Tasmania's WWII 'Doomed Battalion'

Remembering Tasmania's WWII 'Doomed Battalion'

The Tasmanian members of World War II's so-called 'Doomed Battalion' are remembered, 75 years after their capture by an overwhelming enemy force.

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	Vandals deface Washington monuments with 9/11 graffiti

Vandals deface Washington monuments with 9/11 graffiti

Words written in permanent marker were discovered over the holiday weekend on stone at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial in Washington.

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	National Park Service reports graffiti at 3 monuments

National Park Service reports graffiti at 3 monuments

Words written in permanent marker were discovered over the holiday weekend on stone at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial in Washington.

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War orphan crossed the border to a new life

After being orphaned in World War II, Zora Vendramin fled communist Yugoslavia for a new life in Melbourne, and never regretted it.

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Bombing of Darwin veterans come together for final anniversary service

Bombing of Darwin veterans come together for final anniversary service

World War II veterans and descendants of those who perished during Japanese air raids over Northern Australia gather to honour and remember those who lost their lives.

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	Photos show WWII soldiers

Photos show WWII soldiers' life before Australia attack 

Seventy-five years ago on February 19, 1942, 188 Japanese planes attacked Darwin in two air raids, killing 235 people, wounding 400 and drawing the top end of Australia into World War II.

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Darwin plaque unveiled to mark Japanese war dead

Darwin plaque unveiled to mark Japanese war dead

A plaque is laid overlooking a popular Darwin beach to remember 80 Japanese submarine crew who died during World War II.

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