The Navy was considered a place of political independence—but that didn't keep Nazi ideologues and spies from joining its ranks
Looking to score big, a young British commando set his sights on a famous target: General Erwin Rommel
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Dorie Miller, the first American hero of World War II, helped clear the way for others by doing what he was not allowed to do
This book is The Nightingale meets All the Light We Cannot See, only it's all true.
If you dive with a hatch or the wrong valve open, you’re sunk—both literally and metaphorically
Witold Pilecki spent two and a half years trying to sabotage the infamous camp from within
The U-boat pens at Lorient, France, are a silent yet striking tribute to every man and woman brave enough to take to sea in a submarine.
A new biography illuminates Admiral William D. Leahy's role as FDR's chief of staff, adviser, and friend during World War II
An artist’s foxhole-level view of war during World War II.
"All Quiet on the Western Front" highlighted the futility of war, whereas the Nazis revered violent struggle