General Heinz Guderian led German armored formations and fell in and out of favor with Hitler. More »
Concussion weapons such as war hammers rose in popularity after the development of plate armor and form-fitting chain mail. More »
Did Roosevelt know about the full extent of the infamous massacre of Polish officers at the hands of the Soviet Union? More »
Buried underneath a Nazi training camp, the 82-year-old capsule offers a glimpse into the story of a small Polish town and a regime’s propaganda machine. More »
The Nazi regime kidnapped hundreds of Polish children to raise them as sons and daughters of the Third Reich. More »
For the pagan Wends living along the Baltic Sea, the Second Crusade quickly became a desperate struggle for tribal survival. More »
Marshal Jozef Pilsudski recognized the threat the Nazis posed to peace in Europe and sought to protect his country from a coming 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.