Live Science: Remains of Nazi ‘Flying Bombs’ Uncovered in British Woods

Live Science: Remains of Nazi ‘Flying Bombs’ Uncovered in British Woods. “Project leader Colin Welch told Live Science that almost 10,000 V1 flying bombs were fired mainly from launching ramps in German-controlled Holland against the southeast of England in 1944 and 1945…. Welch and his brother now hope to create an online museum of their v-weapon excavations, which would include 3D models of the recovered artifacts and historical information about the wartime V1 and V2 campaigns.”

Shropshire Star: Photo archive created to mark 100 years of care for veterans

Shropshire Star: Photo archive created to mark 100 years of care for veterans. “Thousands of photos showing the care provided at a veteran’s hospital since the end of the First World War have been collected into an archive celebrating a centenary of support given to service personnel.”

Japan Times: Articles published during wartime by former Domei News Agency released online in free-to-access archive

Japan Times: Articles published during wartime by former Domei News Agency released online in free-to-access archive. “The Japan Press Research Institute has started releasing online articles published mostly during wartime by the Domei News Agency, the predecessor of Jiji Press and Kyodo News. The articles released Thursday were those compiled in ‘Domei Junpo’ news booklets issued between July 1937 and January 1941.”

Asahi Shimbun: More images of Hiroshima after war found in foreign archives

Asahi Shimbun: More images of Hiroshima after war found in foreign archives. “The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum here Oct. 10 released a batch of photos previously unknown in Japan of this city’s devastation soon after the 1945 atomic bombing. The 32 images taken during the Allied occupation were discovered in archives in the United States and New Zealand.”

Now Available! The Japanese American Internment Sites: A Digital Archive (Berkeley)

Berkeley: Now Available! The Japanese American Internment Sites: A Digital Archive. “The project builds upon two previous grants conducted between 2011-2017 to digitize 100,000 documents from the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study and 150,000 original items from Bancroft’s archival collections including the personal papers of internees, correspondence, extensive photograph collections, maps, artworks and audiovisual materials. Together, these collections bring the total number of digitized and publicly available items to about 400,000 and form one of the premier sources of digital documentation on Japanese American Confinement found anywhere.”

Libraries and Archives Canada: How archives can protect human rights

Libraries and Archives Canada: How archives can protect human rights. “When asked to name one of Canada’s fundamental democratic institutions, how many people would immediately say ‘Library and Archives Canada’? Yet, a nation’s archives preserves in perpetuity the evidence of how we are governed. From the story of Japanese Canadian Redress, we can learn how records held by Library and Archives Canada (LAC)—combined with crucial citizen activism making use of these records—have contributed to holding the federal government accountable for now universally condemned actions.”

The Mainichi: Digital archive launched to share stories of A-bomb survivors living across Japan

The Mainichi:Digital archive launched to share stories of A-bomb survivors living across Japan . “A non-profit organization has launched a digital archive of the experiences of atomic-bomb survivors no longer living in Hiroshima and Nagasaki prefectures.”