Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed "deep remorse" for his nation's wartime behavior during a brief ceremony in Tokyo. More here...
Here's a bit of World War II trivia that brought a smile to my face.
But like many a father, King George VI was slow to come around.
It was February 1945 when the princess got her way.
Mary Churchill, the youngest daughter of the Prime Minister Winston Churchill also served in the ATS. The women worked as telephonists, drivers, mess orderlies, butchers, bakers, postal workers, ammunition inspectors and military police.
Over 200-thousand women served in the ATS, 335 were killed during the war.
Think she's checking the oil or the spark plugs? Maybe the fan belt?