Page-5 of World War II Current Affairs, GK & News

Mahatma Gandhi’s 80-year-old Letter wishing Jews ‘Era of Peace’ Unveiled

The National Library of Israel unveiled an 80 – year old handwritten letter by Mahatma Gandhiji on the day World War II broke out. He had wished the Jewish people an era of peace in his letter. Gandhiji had addressed the letter the Bombay Zionist Association that was struggling to turn the support of Indian ..

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A Memorial pillar to Polish Refugees unveiled in Kolhapur

A commemorative pillar in memory of Polish families and individuals who had made India their home during World War II was unveiled at Valivade village in western Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. Around 5,000 refugees from Poland lived in Kolhapur’s Valivade village between 1942 and 1948. The Memorial pillar was unveiled by Deputy Foreign Minister of ..

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Japan gifts Manipur a Peace Museum built on WWII memories

Japan gifted Manipur, one of India’s north eastern state a Museum of Peace built on the memories of Battle of Imphal, one of the fiercest battles of 2nd World War (WWII). The inauguration of Imphal Peace Museum marked 75th anniversary of Battle of Imphal. Key Highlights Location: The Imphal Peace Museum was inaugurated at Red ..

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Priyanka Chopra selected for Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF

Actor Priyanka Chopra will be awarded Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by United Nations International Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) American chapter at their Snowflake Ball in December 2019. Priyanka Chopra She is known for her contribution to social causes and for being a voice for children’s education. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and most recently she ..

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Gian Chand, veteran Freedom Fighter passes away

Gian Chand (93), the veteran freedom fighter, has passed away at his native village in Mohalla Ramgarh of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh on May 27, 2019. Born on 26th October 1926, Chand was a member of Azad Hind Fauj led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

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