World War II

Book: Trump Compares AOC to Evita and She Approves

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is not a fan of President Donald Trump, but she apparently agreed with his comparing her to Eva Peron, popularly known as Evita, the first lady of Argentina who championed the poor in the 1940s.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stands with supporters of the One Fair Wage campaign before waiting tables and bartending at the Queensboro Restaurant, May 31, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. Ocasio-Cortez participated in an event to raise awareness for the …

On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Friends Meet Students

AMSTERDAM — On the day Anne Frank would have turned 90, the museum dedicated to keeping alive her story has brought together schoolchildren and two of the Jewish diarist’s friends at the apartment where she lived with her family before going into hiding from Nazis who occupied the Netherlands during World War II.

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Flashback: American Soldiers in ‘High Spirits’ Ahead of D-Day Landings

ABOARD AN INVASION SHIP (AP) – This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as “Beachhead Don” landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division. The AP is republishing Whitehead’s original report to mark the 75th anniversary of the assault that began the liberation of France and Europe from German occupation, leading to the end of World War II.

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