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Time Travel: Resurgent Prague

Gene Santoro | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:26 pm
On March 15, 1939, German troops marched through Prague's historic Wenceslas Square and occupied what was left of the Czechoslovak Republic—only six months after British prime minister Neville Chamberlain had bartered the Sudetenland to Adolf Hitler for "peace in …

The Joy of Killing

Laurence Rees | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:24 pm
A counterintelligence officer explains why she pulled the trigger

An American Missionary Describes 'Beastly' Atrocities in Nanking

Andrew Carroll | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:22 pm
A letter by Reverend James McCallum, written during the brutal beginning of Japanese occupation.

Field Workhorse: The M2A1 105mm Howitzer

Jim Laurier | Published: April 23, 2012 at 2:21 pm
Mobile, dependable, and versatile

Reading List: Anna Reid

Published: April 23, 2012 at 11:18 am
A Writer at War Vasily Grossman with the Red Army 1941–1945 Vasily Grossman, edited and translated by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova (2006) "Grossman was a war correspondent for the Red Army newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. His long-banned doorstop of a …

Memoir '44 is a New Spin on Old-School Fun

Patrick Clark | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:53 am
Memoir '44 is distinctive in a way rare to most videogames: it's one of only a handful that my girlfriend has ever really enjoyed, let alone wanted to play again. Made by longtime board game maker Days of Wonder, …

Lloyd Clark's Battle of the Tanks

Dennis Showalter | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:52 am
Dennis Showalter reviews the best new book on Kursk

Joe Rochefort's War: Deciphering a Code Breaker

Richard Frank | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:51 am
Rich Frank reviews a new bio on the man behind Midway

What If Winston Churchill Had Offered Less "Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat"?

Mark Grimsley | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:51 am
The impact Churchill’s image had on the postwar world would have been altered.

A Rational German Explains His Respect for Hitler

Laurence Rees | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:50 am
There are many people who think that there was some kind of uniquely German gene that made millions succumb to Hitler. But if, as I did, these people had the chance to meet Karl Boehm-Tettlebach, who worked for Hitler …

Travel to the Fall of Singapore

John D. Lukacs | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:49 am
Soon after my arrival on steamy Singapore, I swore I heard bagpipes—faint, haunting skirls that, in my mind, were fading echoes from the past. The scenery, the tropical weather, the history of the island—all invoked in me a strange …

A U-Boat Commander Shares Memories of His Captor—and Friend

Andrew Carroll | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:49 am
On March 19, 1944, Allied warplanes blew up a German U-boat off the coast of the Cape Verde Islands, killing 47 of its 55 crewmen. Among the survivors was the submarine's Austrian commander, Gunter Leopold, who was picked up by …

From D-Day to Paris: The Story of a Lifetime

Alex Kershaw | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:48 am
Three legendary war correspondents—Robert Capa, Ernie Pyle, and Ernest Hemingway—scramble to cover the Allied advance across France.

Corregidor: The last battle in the fall of the Philippines

Bill Sloan | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:47 am
Once a haven, the island fortress of Corregidor became its own brand of hell following the fall of Bataan

Warsaw Rising: Hope and Betrayal

Andrew Curry | Published: April 22, 2012 at 3:15 pm
As Poland's underground army struggled to pry the Germans from their capital, Stalin sat back and let the Rising fail.

Truman Smith: The American Who Saw Hitler Coming

Andrew Nagorski | Published: March 01, 2012 at 2:22 pm
Military attaché Truman Smith was the first American diplomat to meet a local agitator in Munich named Adolf Hitler, and among the first to warn of Germany’s military resurgence. His reports were timely, prescient—and largely ignored.
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