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…

“Remember the Lusitania!”

IT WAS JUST after 1:30 p.m. on May 7, 1915 when the lookouts aboard U-20, a German submarine operating 14 miles off the coast of south-western Ireland, spied a tempting target: the RMS Lusitania, a 31,500 ton British passenger liner bound for Liverpool from…