General Heinz Guderian led German armored formations and fell in and out of favor with Hitler. More »
The Nazi regime kidnapped hundreds of Polish children to raise them as sons and daughters of the Third Reich. More »
The hilltop compound near Weimar was one of the Nazis’ most notorious WWII concentration camps until its liberation on April 11, 1945. More »
Leon Degrelle was the most famous foreign volunteer in the German Army. So was he a traitor, or a hero? More »
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 »
At Treblinka and Sobibor, prisoners doomed to death struck against their SS and Ukrainian oppressors. More »
At Yalta, Churchill agreed to turn over to Stalin all captured Soviet Cossacks that had been on the German side. Surely he knew what that meant. More »
Joseph Stalin purged his officer corps of thousands of talented leaders before the start of World War II. It almost cost Russia the war. 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.