Was the execution of German guards at the infamous concentration camp a war crime, a reaction to trauma, or vigilante justice?
In late 1944, a now-forgotten battle led to some of the Pacific War's most doomed and wasteful clashes against the Japanese.
As the Allies fought their way inland from Normandy’s beaches in 1944, French fighters in Brittany distracted German forces by launching a guerrilla campaign codenamed “Operation Dingson.”
Here's what really unfolded at Chequers, Winston Churchill's country estate, following Japan's surprise attack on America's Hawaiian naval base on December 7, 1941.
As World War II neared, Laura Ingalls took to the skies in the name of U.S. isolationism—and in support of Nazi Germany.
A fateful day—and question—shadowed Kermit Tyler all his life.
Today Paul Fairbrook can freely speak about his time at Camp Ritchie, once known only to World War II intelligence analysts and interrogators as "P.O. Box 1142."
In June 1938, Adolf Hitler paid a visit to the then-German city, a stronghold of the Nazi movement.
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.