The Fanatical Colonel Tsuji
A Japanese military mastermind with a dark side, he was the force behind some critical wartime decisions and some abhorrent ones
During Halsey’s Typhoon, Two Captains Fight A Stormy Fate
Among U.S. Navy Admiral Bill "Bull" Halsey's Third Fleet, two captains struggle to control their ships whilst in the eye of a whiplashing storm
Battle Films: The Imitation Game
The Academy Award-winning film downplays key historic details in the breaking of Germany’s Enigma code, yet still packs a powerful punch.
Battle Films: Rommel (2012)
In 2012 film Rommel, the myth of the famous German general as an apolitical figure falls apart
Battle Films: The Desert Fox
"Battle Films"columnist Mark Grimsley takes on the movie that made the myth behind German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Game Review: Axis and Allies Anniversary Edition
Revisiting a classic, game reviewer Chris Ketcherside dives into "Axis and Allies" anniversary edition—a board game well known and loved by many.
Book Review: A Dangerous Woman by Susan Ronald
Wealth, night clubs, decadent balls. Author Susan Gould write how socialite Florence Gould had it all—and did anything to keep it when war came to France.
Book Review: Glory in Their Spirit By Sandra M. Bolzenius
In "Glory in Their Spirit," author Sandra M. Bolzenius uncovers the tensions surrounding the military regarding race and sex during World War II.
The Man Who Started World War II
Alfred Naujocks was an SS expert in dirty deeds done well, charged with making Poland appear a villain
Book Review: Asperger’s Children by Edith Sheffer
Historian Edith Sheffer’s delves into the horrors of Spiegelgrund, a children's hospital where a doctor named Hans Asperger focused his efforts on children whose “deviant behavior”mfailed to conform to the Nazi Aryan ideology.