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100-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard goes on trial 76-years after end of World War 2

Seven decades after the world war two ended, a former concentration camp guard has gone on trial for assisting in the murder of 3,518 prisoners at Sachsenhausen near Berlin. Josef S is accused of complicity in the shooting of Soviet prisoners of war and the murder of others with Zyklon B gas. Time is running […]

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German man who used WW2 tank to plough snow convicted of owning illegal weapons, handed hefty fine

A man in Germany was convicted of illegal weapons possession after he was found to own an extensive personal arsenal including a tank. The 84-year-old pensioner has been handed a suspended prison sentence of 14 months and has been ordered to pay a fine of €250,000. Officials found the tank and other World War Two-era […]

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VIRAL VIDEO: World War 2 bomb explodes underwater while being defused in Poland

The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water as navy divers tried to defuse it. More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal outside the town of Swinoujscie where the Tallboy bomb used by Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) was found. It weighed nearly […]

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Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War II

Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War II this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data. Rob Jackson, who chairs the Global Carbon Project, which produces widely-watched annual emissions estimates, said carbon output […]