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World War II History

1945 - General George S. Patton told reporters that he did not see the need for "this denazification thing." He compared the controversy over Nazism to a "Democrat and Republican election fight." The comments led Supreme Commander Eisenhower removing him as U.S. commander in Bavaria.

1988 - Canada's government apologized for the internment of Japanese-Canadian's during World War II. They also promised compensation.

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"Most of the men are stricken with dysentery...Starvation is taking many lives and it is weakening our already extended lines. We are doomed."
Major-General Kensaku Oda (Referring to the state of Japanese troops on Guadalcanal) - January 12, 1943