Tag Archives: world war ii

Exhibit brings awareness to history of Japanese prejudice

Graphics of barbed wire and “Executive Order 9066” decorate the elevators, display cases and Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library. This exhibition is part of the library’s “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside,” which includes ...

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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is compelling, romantic and inspirational.

The World War II film, starring Andrew Garfield, is based on a true story. It follows the heroic journey of Desmond T. Doss, and how his devout commitment to his faith leads him to be the only man on the ...

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I’ve been playing Wolfenstein: The New Order

I love history. And as any history buff would tell you, World War II was a very interesting time to speculate what could have happened. For instance, if only Hitler had given the tank divisions more fuel at Dunkirk, it ...

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Art used to help understand Holocaust

The Jewish Studies Association kicked off its Jewish lecture series Nov. 13 with “Artists Respond to the Holocaust.”

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Fresno State embraces Honor Flight veterans

The opportunity for 69 Valley World War II veterans to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., through the Central Valley Honor Flight organization had an impact beyond those who went on the trip.

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University project tells veteran stories

With more than four million veterans living in California, Fresno State students have undertaken the task of recording the stories of World War II veterans.

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Search under way for internees

The university has gathered a preliminary list of 77 names that are potentially eligible for honorary degrees through a new project.

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Honorary decree

On Feb. 19, 1942, Japanese-Americans living on the Pacific coast were cruelly forced from their homes and thrown into internment camps across the country, violating their basic human rights out of paranoid fear of a foreign enemy.

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Survivors of the Holocaust heard

It was at the height of World War II when more than 10,000 Jews fled the ghetto of the German-occupied city of Minsk in Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.

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