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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Rep. Paul Gosar tweeted a meme used by neo-Nazis

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Republican Congressman Paul Gosar posted — and later deleted — a meme rooted in violent and racist online culture that was praised by neo-Nazis and white nationalists. ... Read more»1

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Celebration of Tucson's desert rock dumps Holocaust denier who spreads Nazi memes

Local music legends will take the Hotel Congress stage Saturday, but along with River Roses, Sidewinders and Giant Sand there was to be one performer who's become more notorious for his posting of antisemitic screeds and pro-Nazi memes — Chuck Maultsby of Chuck Wagon and the Wheels.... Read more»

Tuskegee Airmen, heralded Black aviators of WWII, honored at Luke Air Force Base

Amid the roar of jets taking off and landing at Luke Air Force Base, members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen gathered in Hangar 999 for Arizona’s ninth annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day. ... Read more»

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Claytoonz: The Gazpacho Police

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused her opponents of being Nazis. She lied and accused the Speaker of the House of having her own Gestapo. She once again equated something to the Holocaust. Did I say “again?” Yeah, it’s not the first time.... Read more»

Never forget: Arizona Jewish Historical Society keeps memory of Holocaust victims alive

Thursday marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day – 77 years since Allied forces liberated the emaciated survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, but for the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, every day is a day to remember the Holocaust.... Read more»

Pearl Harbor Day: USS Arizona videos

Videos of the USS Arizona, past and present. 1,177 members of the crew of the USS Arizona were killed as the battleship exploded and sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. The bodies of more than 900 remain entombed in the vessel, which serves as a memorial for all who died during the attack.... Read more»

Video: FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."... Read more»

Az students will learn about the Holocaust, other genocides, under new law

Arizona schools will be required to teach students about the Holocaust and other genocides twice in a six-year span under a new law, and advocates "hope that the young people will learn what hate can lead to.” ... Read more»

Photos: Remembering D-Day, June 6, 1944

It's been 77 years since "the Longest Day" — the landing of Allied troops from the United States, Britain, Canada and other nations as they stormed the beaches of Normandy to press the end of World War II in an attack on Nazi Germany. More than 9,000 Allied troops were killed or wounded, as were thousands of German soldiers.... Read more»

D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

Arizona's Korematsu Day remembers WWII Japanese internment camps

Nearly eight decades after the United States forced Japanese Americans into prison camps during World War II, Arizona designated Jan. 30 as Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution to recognize the efforts of a man who turned his pain into a lifetime of activism for equity and inclusion.... Read more»

Japanese Americans imprisoned at Arizona camps during WWII found solace in baseball

For the more than 13,000 people, mostly Japanese Americans, once housed in Arizona internment camps during World War II that were 'less like camps and more like prisons', the bases, bleachers and foul lines made of flour that were baseball represented a form of escapism for those inside the wire.... Read more»

The World War II B-29 bomber at the bottom of Lake Mead

In 1948, a World War II-era bomber crashed into Lake Mead. After several failed attempts to locate the plane, it was finally discovered in the early 2000s—still remarkably intact. As lake levels fall, will the draw to see the aircraft finish it off? ... Read more»

As survivors pass on, more Holocaust education could be headed to Arizona classrooms

Arizona students haven’t been properly taught about the Holocaust in recent years, according to a recent poll. Among Arizona millennials surveyed in March 2020, 42% could not name a single concentration camp the Nazis built to detain and exterminate Jews and others deemed undesirable. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Life during wartime: What the London Home Front can teach us about our new normal

I wonder why the specifics of an age of national privation and sacrifice to save lives would inform wisdom today. One more deep state plot, I guess ... ... Read more»

Video: FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."... Read more»

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