A new biography illuminates Admiral William D. Leahy's role as FDR's chief of staff, adviser, and friend during World War II
In Berlin, on August 1, 1936, track star Jesse Owens won a record-breaking four Olympic gold medals, knocking down Hitler's dreams of Aryan victory
In August 1945, the U.S. dropped one of the deadliest weapons—two atomic bombs—on Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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
The future creator of Star Trek served in the South Pacific as a B-17 pilot, surviving tropical storms, flak and a fatal crash
Adolf Hitler saw Saint-Malo as a linchpin of the Atlantic Wall. The Allies reduced it to rubble
The colonel headed a clandestine operations program that required brute force, innovation, and a strange-looking submarine.