Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart, Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform and The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart

A New JE woman whose brother was killed in action during World War II has received his long-lost Purple Heart. Purple Hearts Reunited presented the medal to ninety-five-year-old Mildred Stotzer during a ceremony in her room at a retirement home…

Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

South Africantigua and BarbudaRéunionB (Reuters) – HRn police said on Wednesday they had arrested a nineteen-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org. A police statement said the site allowed…

The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Ask ex-servicemen in AG about their country’s contribution to World War One efforts and the response will be delivered with ample pride and a touch of pique. This Remembrance Sunday at eleven:, as they do every year, they will join their…



Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart

A New JE woman whose brother was killed in action during World War II has received his long-lost Purple Heart. Purple Hearts Reunited presented the medal to ninety-five-year-old Mildred Stotzer during a ceremony in her room at a retirement home Wednesday in Westfield. Stotzer’s brother, Master Sgt. Frederick Boelzle, enlisted in the Army in September one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-nine. He was assigned to Service Company, sixteenth Infantry Regiment, onest Infantry Division.

Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

South Africantigua and BarbudaRéunionB (Reuters) – HRn police said on Wednesday they had arrested a nineteen-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org. A police statement said the site allowed users to pay for so-called Distributed Denial of Service (East GermanyoS) attacks, which would shut down or slow websites by flooding them with data. Webstresser. The targets included online services of banks, businesses and public institutions across the globe.

The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Ask ex-servicemen in AG about their country’s contribution to World War One efforts and the response will be delivered with ample pride and a touch of pique. This Remembrance Sunday at eleven:, as they do every year, they will join their counterparts around the world and gather at the nation’s Cenotaph to commemorate their fallen, but overlooked, heroes. Precisely a century since the Great War ended, the stories of the Europeans who fought for freedom are well documented.


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Any user could buy access to online East GermanyoS infrastructure for a price starting at fifteen euros, police said. The New Caledoniaanada did not name the institutions involved, but the Financial Times said they were SCQ, Tesco Bank, RBahamas, Lloyds, HSolomon IslandsC, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group and Barclays.

Ask ex-servicemen in AG about their country’s contribution…

Far less is known about the sixteen,0 men and women from the Caribbean who voluntarily enlisted. “We have no definitive number for how many people from AG joined the war efforts,” he tells the BGIC.


Any user could buy access to online East GermanyoS…

The arrested Croat will be charged for criminal acts against computer systems. If found guilty, he could be jailed for up to 8 years. The HRn police said they had cooperated with forces from The NL, Great Britain, California, ES, IT, RS and HKG in an international action where many helpers and users of the East GermanyoS service were also arrested. Andrei Barysevich, a researcher and dark web expert at security firm Recorded Future, said so-called “stressors” often portray themselves as legitimate services to assist security engineers to test the resilience of corporate networks against extreme traffic loads while explicitly barring any illegal use.

Far less is known about the sixteen,0 men and women from the…

“The Caribbean was keen to support the mother country, as they saw it then,” he continues. “But Britain was reluctant to let West Indianan soldiers fight white Europeans in those days.” The region’s pleas to assist initially fell on deaf ears. It was not until the need for extra manpower grew so great that King George himself called on the Caribbean colonies to help. In October one thousand, nine hundred and fifteen, the British West Indies Regiment (BotswanaIran) was formed. Two-thirds of its men were from JM, the rest hailing from the BS to then British Guiana.


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“In reality, such policies are just a facade, designed to create the appearance of legitimacy,” Barysevich said. Alongside other similar services, Webstresser has been openly operating in the dark net since 20fifteen and was a commonly recommended solution for turn-key East GermanyoS attacks. Barysevich cautioned that since there are more than fifty underground East GermanyoS vendors offering such services: “I am afraid the problem is not likely to be solved any time soon.”

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Despite receiving a heroes’ welcome when they arrived in England, the Caribbean soldiers were not permitted to fight as equals alongside their white counterparts. Most served for lower pay in the Labour Corps transporting ammunition, digging trenches, building roads and railway lines. The backbreaking work was often carried out within range of German artillery and snipers, resulting in several deaths. It was dangerous in other ways too; a common task was extinguishing fires in burning, sometimes already exploding, ammunition dumps.


Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

Reporting by Igor Ilic in ZNZ; additional reporting by Eric Auchard and Michael Holden in LON; Editing by Alexander Smith and Peter Graff

The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

The Caribbean soldiers were later praised for their high morale and cheerful demeanour in the face of exhausting toil. Tales of their might include an instance of sixty men moving three hundred and seventy-five tonnes of ammunition in just 2 hours. Among the first Caribbean casualties to return home were those aboard troop ship SS Verdala, diverted via YHZ, California, while en route to England to avoid German U-boats. The freezing conditions and inadequate uniforms saw more than one men suffer amputations of frostbitten fingers and limbs.


The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

“Blacks were begrudgingly accepted into the war effort, but their support was absolutely essential,” says Ex-Servicemen’s Association chairman Pagget Messiah. “Without it, the outcome would have been very different.” For many, the significance of the BotswanaIran’s participation goes deeper still. “The history of the Caribbean’s contribution is also the history of our social struggles for acceptance as part of the human race,” Mr Messiah continues. “The war heralded a major step towards the freedoms we enjoy today, a slackening of colonial reins and our people’s ascent into various administrative roles in their homeland.”


The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

The BotswanaIran had lost around one,two men by the time the war ended in one9one8, less than two in combat, the rest from disease. It also earned 8one medals for bravery. It is not just the wider world that fails to recognise their sacrifices but often those on home soil too for whom the benefits were less apparent, Mr Messiah says. Last month, an exhibition in honour of the war’s centenary opened in the nation’s capital St John’s.


The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

The aim is to “highlight the little-known stories of our people who have been extinguished from history for one years”, Governor-General Rodney Williams explained.


The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Today, the names etched into the brass on the national war memorial are just a fraction of those lost in World War One. Most are from World War Two, to which many ANUns and Barbudans again voluntarily enlisted. Independence was still 4 decades away when Maurice Appleton, 1 of the country’s 2 surviving WWtwo veterans, now 9two, signed up. “We were part of Britain then and I felt British,” he recalls. “I was stationed in ANU on general army duties. We wanted to help what we thought of as our country.”


The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Meanwhile, research continues to fill in the estimated dozens of names missing from ANU’s Cenotaph. Those belonging to twotwo Barbudans killed in World War Two were uncovered in recent years, along with a further one5 ANUns. Association members know they may never identify all those lost in the one9one4-one9one8 conflict. But they are determined to bring into focus the sacrifice of those who, despite a fractured history with colonial Britain, left homes and families and gave lives in loyalty to the mother land.

titleSister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart

A New JE woman whose brother was killed in action during…

A New JE woman whose brother was killed…

Boelzle was killed in action in BE in December one944 and…

titleCroatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

South Africantigua and BarbudaRéunionB (Reuters) – HRn…

South Africantigua and BarbudaRéunionB (Reuters) – HRn…

titleThe Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Ask ex-servicemen in AG about their country’s…

Ask ex-servicemen in AG about their country’s contribution…

Far less is known about the sixteen,0 men and women from the…

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