The Final Solution was the somewhat euphemistic term applied the program of systematic, state sponsored extermination of the Jewish race in Europe that was prosecuted with vigor by the Nazis during World War II. The term was first expressed during the infamous Wannsee Conference held on the outskirts of Berlin on January 20, 1942.
The most recent find from the Russian Military Archive shows the banality of evil from the eyes of one of the Third Reich’s most notorious murderers. More »
Jud Suss was a despicable propaganda film that hastened the Nazi genocide against European Jewry. More »
The Nazi Einsatzgruppen began the World War II’s most closely guarded operation: the annihilation of the Jews. More »
Reinhard Heydrich, the Butcher of Prague, was assassinated by Czech agents trained in Britain in the spring of 1942. More »
America, Auschwitz, and the Holocaust: Could more have been done to save lives during Hitler’s Final Solution? More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.