World War II

TOKYO | AP Explains: American football’s niche following in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has been absorbed for several weeks by a late hit during a college football game. The tackle earlier this month in a game between Japanese teams — Nihon University and Kwansei Gakuin University — has been repeatedly shown on television and social media sites and talked about by many who know … Continue reading TOKYO | AP Explains: American football’s niche following in Japan

LOS ANGELES | Clint Walker, star of TV’s ‘Cheyenne,’ dies at age 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Walker, the towering, strapping actor who handed down justice as the title character in the early TV western “Cheyenne,” has died, his daughter said Tuesday. Walker died Monday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in his longtime home of Grass Valley, California at age 91, his daughter, Valerie Walker, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Clint Walker, star of TV’s ‘Cheyenne,’ dies at age 91

DAYTON, Ohio | Restored WWII bomber Memphis Belle makes public debut

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of visitors turned out to at the Air Force Museum to see the World War II bomber Memphis Belle, and the legendary aircraft rarely has looked better. The plane went on public display at the museum near Dayton, Ohio, for the first time on Thursday morning after a restoration project … Continue reading DAYTON, Ohio | Restored WWII bomber Memphis Belle makes public debut

BOSTON | ‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei discusses internment camps

BOSTON (AP) — “Star Trek” actor George Takei (tuh-KAY’) has appeared in Boston to talk about his experiences in U.S. internment camps during World War II. In an event at the Boston Public Library Tuesday, Takei discussed his family’s history in the camps that put Japanese-Americans behind barbed wire between 1942 and 1946. Takei used … Continue reading BOSTON | ‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei discusses internment camps

BERLIN | Germany: Looted art restitution project shows first results

BERLIN (AP) — Several German cultural institutions and the American heirs of a German-Jewish family on Wednesday presented the first results of their joint efforts to restitute a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis. Berlin’s state museums found in their collections nine artworks the Nazis took from the family of Berlin newspaper publisher Rudolf … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany: Looted art restitution project shows first results

NEW YORK | Next O’Reilly book coming in September

NEW YORK | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Bill O’Reilly’s next “Killing” book will be set during World War II. “Killing the SS” is scheduled to come out September 18, Henry Holt and Co. confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday. The publisher was responding to a query from The Associated Press after the new book … Continue reading NEW YORK | Next O’Reilly book coming in September