A top-secret agency helped the United States keep tabs on its Soviet ally during and after the war. More »
Hollywood director John Ford brought unique fallen to the film interpretation of World War II. More »
Steve Stupak knew his stint as a prisoner of war was going to be harsh, but nothing prepared him for the “March to Nowhere.” More »
Career diplomat and aristocrat Franz von Papen remains something of an enigma among prominent Germans of the Nazi era. More »
Elizabeth P. McIntosh worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Below is our interview with her from July 2007. More »
An RAF attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1945 failed, but the Führer soon made the effort moot by committing suicide. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.