The Allied assault on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 was one of the most critical events of the second world war.
Hollingworth was a war correspondent. She covered conflicts in Vietnam, Algeria, the Middle East, Pakistan and India
Henry Puyi, China’s last emperor, ascended to the Qing dynasty throne at age three, only to be stripped of his title three years later.
Recipients of the original "CARE packages" provide comfort to those in midst of ongoing crisis.
Lee Kam-mok was a resistance fighter for the East River Column during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong from 1941 to 1945. This is his amazing story in pictures.
Lee Kam-mok was a resistance fighter for the East River Column during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong from 1941 to 1945. YP cadet Joshua Lee tells his grandfather’s story.
As Beijing prepared for a military parade on Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in the second world war, Hong Kong commemorated the same date, which saw the end of the Japanese occupation of the city, with its own ceremony.
If the idea of spending a summer's day in a small room surrounded by dusty historical artefacts appeals, the new exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence might be the place for you.
Is the holiday anti-Japan?
Sergeant Rick Carrier doesn't need to read a history textbook; he lived through the second world war, the Holocaust, and the Great Depression, and went on to study under famous artists such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse