Wildfires this summer led to the sign being rediscovered after being hidden for years.
The 43-year-old who lost his job over a vehicle insurance row with his employer said yesterday that he drew strength from his grandfather’s act of defiance during the Second World War.
An unassuming Irish librarian has been credited as a Nazi codebreaker who helped to alter the course of the Second World War.
Prince Harry is to name a new RAF medical centre in honour of a Cork doctor who was evacuated from Dunkirk and survived the atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki.
At Cork World Book Fest, Anne Sebba will read from her account of the difficult line females had to tread in Paris in WWII, writes Colette Sheridan.
More than 54,000 people in the southern German city of Augsburg must leave their homes on Christmas morning while a giant 1.8-ton aerial bomb from World War II is defused.
A talented student from Ballintemple had a respectable academic career ahead of her, but as
An Italian diver claims to have located the long-lost wreck of the British submarine HMS P311, which was downed off Sardinia during the Second World War.
The Vatican has recognised the “moral courage” of an Irish priest who helped save thousands of Jewish people and Allied PoWs from the Nazis during the Second World War in occupied Rome.
Victor Beamish was born in Dunmanway in 1903 and was one of the most decorated RAF pilots in the Second World War before he was killed in action in 1942. A Spitfire flypast at the Listowel event will honour him, writes Noel Baker
A deputy mayor in Poland says lawyers for two men who claim to have found a Nazi gold train have told him that it is somewhere in the southwestern city of Walbrzych.
The remains of a Soviet fighter-bomber plane and two crew members shot down by Germans in 1945 have been found in a river in central Poland amid extremely low water levels associated with a drought, a museum official said.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe says Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” during World War II and he reaffirmed previous official apologies for his country’s role in the conflict.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has expressed “profound grief” for all who died in the Second World War in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the country’s surrender.
'I saw a powerful flash. I thought the sun had fallen down in front of my eyes.'
A Military Cross awarded to an Irish chaplain for bravery during the Second World War goes under the hammer in Cork tonight.
In his WWII victory address 70 years ago, Ryle Dwyer argues that Winston Churchill’s comments sparked Eamon de Valera’s finest hour.
The Soviets were crucial to the Allied victory in WW2, but 70 years on there is a rift again, says Geoffrey Roberts
South Korea has expressed deep regret that Japan’s leader did not repeat his predecessors’ apologies for the country’s aggression during the Second World War.
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