In her debut memoir, "My Name is Selma," Van de Perre recounts sabotaging the Nazis—and enduring the Holocaust.
Convicted of treason and beheaded on the Führer's order, Harnack was an American at the center of the resistance. So why isn't she better known?
The National WWII Museum's latest special exhibit, "SOLDIER | ARTIST: Trench Art in World War II," is on view through January 2, 2022.
Bearing evidence of atomic flash burn, the bowl—just 2 3/4 inches in diameter—was a recognizable piece of humanity amid total destruction.
New research shows that U.S. Navy submarines claimed a huge number of Japanese lives, along with Allied POWs and slave laborers transported by the Japanese.
Physicist Reginald V. Jones (also known as R.V. Jones) was instrumental in foiling the Luftwaffe's sophisticated radio navigation system.
Judy the English Pointer received Britain’s Dickin Medal for animals after gaining renown as one of the war's most heroic sidekicks.
Bill Livingstone can still vividly recall his time as a POW after his one and only mission with the 95th Bomb Group ended in disaster.
Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 film conjures something that every veteran knows about military service: it sucks.
Approximately 100,000 Filipinos died in Japan’s wanton destruction of the port city in 1945.
Douglas MacArthur lived all over the world, but his family history brought him back to the Chesapeake.
References mention that Allied convoy escorts during the Battle of the Atlantic would sometimes raise this ominous-sounding alert. But why?
The RTF was a service with a double life—flying on behalf of the Japanese, while also working against Japan as a secret collaborator of the OSS.