World War II

‘Darkest Hour’ cohorts amazed as Oldman becomes Churchill

Joe Wright, director of “Pride and Prejudice,” “Atonement,” “Hanna,” “Anna Karenina” and…

 

‘Dunkirk’ a thrilling WWII flick

“Dunkirk” dramatizes the pivotal evacuation in 1940 of more than 330,000 Allied…

 

Gibson’s gory ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ serves up messianic hero

Director Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” is going to make a lot of…

 

Obama, Abe heed politics of contrition on Hiroshima visit

SHIMA, Japan — Laying bare the complex politics of reconciliation and contrition,…

Japan’s new history rising

I moved to Japan for the first time in 1991, the year…

Supes support ‘comfort women’ memorial in San Francisco

San Francisco should become the first major U.S. city to install a…

Plans for SF ‘comfort women’ memorial move closer to reality

After a more than three hour committee hearing Thursday, a resolution advanced…

Korean ‘comfort woman’ survivor appeals to San Francisco for a memorial

Yong Soo Lee, an 87-year-old “comfort woman” survivor, flew into San Francisco…

Supervisors’ support of a ‘comfort women’ memorial in San Francisco sparks debate

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors often stirs up local controversy, but in…

Bay Area WWII vets honored at SFO

San Carlos resident Raule Hurtado remembers scenes from World War II like…

Japanese-American WWII vets honored

A new, free exhibit in the main lobby of the de Young…