world war 2 http://kbia.org en Hans Neumann recalls days in Hitler Youth http://kbia.org/post/hans-neumann-recalls-days-hitler-youth <p></p><p><em>This story was produced in partnership with Columbia Faith &amp; Values (<a href="http://columbiafavs.com" target="_blank">ColumbiaFAVS.com</a>).</em></p><p>Hans Neumann was raised in a small, forested village in East Prussia, just five miles from the Lithuanian border. He was forced to leave his home at the age of 15, near the end of World War II. Germany was losing, and Russian troops were moving west.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 13:45:14 +0000 Meredith Turk 32345 at http://kbia.org Hans Neumann recalls days in Hitler Youth Legacy of 'comfort women' still sparks anger outside of Japan http://kbia.org/post/legacy-comfort-women-still-sparks-anger-outside-japan <p></p><p></p><p>In a New Jersey park, there is a stone and bronze memorial dedicated to the 200,000 or so women from South Korea, China and the Philippines who were sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers during World War II. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:35:30 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 31583 at http://kbia.org Legacy of 'comfort women' still sparks anger outside of Japan Mo vets receive Legion of Honor medal http://kbia.org/post/mo-vets-receive-legion-honor-medal <p>Three Missouri World War Two veterans have received France&rsquo;s Legion of Honor medal, the highest award given by the French government for service to that country.&nbsp; The three were recognized Monday at a ceremony at the State Capitol. Mon, 23 Jan 2012 22:10:57 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7537 at http://kbia.org Mo vets receive Legion of Honor medal