Second world war

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The Natural History of Destruction review – a harrowing account of aerial warfare
Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa’s strikes a moral equivalence between the British and Germans in a second world war documentary that offers no clear conclusion

Peter Bradshaw

24, May, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Lancaster review – wartime tales from the men who flew the bombers
Charles Dance narrates this detailed history of the Lancaster bomber, which doesn’t shy away from the brutal realities of war

Cath Clarke

24, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Paul Willer, refugee from Nazis taken in by Attlee family, dies aged 94
Willer was taken in by the Labour leader and future prime minister after fleeing Germany following Kristallnacht

Rajeev Syal

20, May, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Michael Henderson obituary
Other lives: Christian journalist, author and broadcaster

Michael Smith

19, May, 2022 @9:52 AM

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Gloria Randall obituary
Other lives: Social worker in London who had fled Nazi Germany in 1939

Lucian Randall

16, May, 2022 @8:34 PM

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Elisabeth Evans obituary
Other lives: Refugee from the Nazis who made a life in Britain and had eight children

Matt Downie

15, May, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Meet the former Nazi rocket scientist who all too accurately saw the future | John Naughton
As well as serving in the SS and a second act as a Nasa engineer, Wernher von Braun wrote a Martian sci-fi novel with a prescient twist…

John Naughton

14, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The Japanese hunger striker demanding an end to US bases in Okinawa
As island prepares to mark 50 years since Okinawa was returned to Japanese sovereignty, Jinshiro Motoyama is in no mood to celebrate

Justin McCurry Tokyo

14, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Hell Hath No Fury review – cleverly choreographed violence in a search for Nazi loot
Danish actor Nina Bergman is the commanding, shaven-headed hero of a bleak, subversive parable on the lethal power of greed

Phuong Le

10, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Putin’s Victory Day speech: justifying the unjustifiable | Editorial
Editorial: As Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine stutters and stalls, the Russian president looked to shore up the home front


09, May, 2022 @6:01 PM

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Putin ties Ukraine invasion to second world war in Victory Day speech
Soldiers ‘fighting for same thing their fathers and grandfathers did’, says president as he seeks to justify war

Andrew Roth Moscow correspondent

09, May, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Putin’s invasion of Ukraine brings shame on Russia, G7 leaders say
Statement to mark 77th anniversary of end of second world war condemns ‘an attack on feeding the world’

Patrick Wintour and Andrew Sparrow

08, May, 2022 @6:37 PM

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