Category: People

Japanese Soldier Fights On — For 30 Years

THINKING OF throwing in the towel? Calling it quits? Leaving work early? Well, Hiroo Onoda of the Imperial Japanese Army never did. The 22-year old 2nd lieutenant received orders in late 1944 to defend Lubang, a remote island in the Philippines. Together with a…

AP War Reporter Vindicated… 67 Years Later

The wire service Associated Press officially apologized this week for firing one of its war correspondents who in 1945 reported the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany — a full day before other news media released the story. Normally, journalists are…