While demonized by the American press, Yamamoto had no desire to play the role of wartime villain.
Working in Tokyo's Sugamo Prison, dental assistant Ed Case got up close and personal with Japanese war criminals.
In 1945, the world's first atomic bomb attacks put the remote Pacific island on the map.
An improbable route took William F. Friedman from the study of plant genetics to a reputation as father of U.S. cryptology—one that made a huge impact on the war.
Fighting didn’t stop when victorious Allies occupied Berlin; instead, it transitioned to politics.
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Joel McPherson's life changed the day he jumped out of his crippled P-47 and parachuted into a foreign land.
'Sophie Scholl: The Final Days' humanizes its eponymous hero—but not those in Hitler's regime.
"I reported in pictures what I saw with my own two eyes, wide open."
In an unforeseen turn of events, WWII tour company Beyond Band of Brothers shuts down operations and files for bankruptcy, leaving its paying customers in the wind.
During World War II, displaced people from 17 different countries forged new lives in America.
'I was never a talker, even with my crew. But I’d try to do the best I could to get back to base.'