Second world war

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The Apology review – powerful tale of wartime ‘comfort women’
Kyo Choi’s shocking and intelligent play tells the story of a Korean woman who was forced into military sex slavery for Japanese troops at the age of 16

Arifa Akbar

21, Sep, 2022 @1:26 PM

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Burial review – alternative-history drama of the battle over Hitler’s corpse
Intriguing alt-history about a struggle to capture the dictator’s corpse is ill-served by vague characterisation and feeble action scenes

Phil Hoad

20, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ken Burns: ‘We’re in perhaps the most difficult crisis in the history of America’
In a new docuseries, the film-maker looks back to the Holocaust and US apathy to make links toward where we are right now

David Smith in Washington

19, Sep, 2022 @2:44 PM

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Germany to rebuild bridge over Rhine that collapsed during WW2
Appeal for funds to rebuild bridge at Remagen destroyed after capture by US troops in final days of war

Kate Connolly in Berlin

19, Sep, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Why Italy is on verge of electing its first far-right leader since second world war
Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy draw on a vein of fascism in a country that – unlike Germany – has never had to confront its past

Lorenzo Tondo

15, Sep, 2022 @9:25 AM

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Don Sutherland obituary
Other lives: Pacifist, Quaker and conscientious objector who was the last surviving member of the ‘conchies’

Janet Sutherland

11, Sep, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Wolves of War review – Ed Westwick pouts his way through behind-the-lines Nazi thriller
With a limited budget and overfamiliar storyline, this British war film never rises above a few nail-biting moments

Cath Clarke

05, Sep, 2022 @10:34 AM

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Peter Davison obituary
Leading authority on the life of George Orwell who edited the mammoth 20-volume George Orwell: The Complete Works

DJ Taylor

04, Sep, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Ukrainian director calls for trials of Soviet-era ‘war crimes’
Speaking in Venice, Sergei Loznitsa said situation in Ukraine shows that ‘history repeats itself when we don’t learn from’ it

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

04, Sep, 2022 @2:43 PM

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Germany rejects Poland’s claim it owes €1.3tn in war reparations
Foreign ministry spokesperson says matter is ‘closed’ after Jarosław Kaczyński says Poland will formally request damages

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

02, Sep, 2022 @12:56 PM

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‘It saved my life’: Kindertransport veterans unveil statue at Essex port
Harwich memorial commemorates rescue of 10,000 unaccompanied Jewish children from Nazi regime

Harriet Sherwood

01, Sep, 2022 @5:58 PM

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D-day tribute or theme park? Battle rages over Normandy plan
Critics say €90m project would reduce allied landing to a money-spinning tourist attraction

Kim Willsher in Paris

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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