Prime Minister Winston Churchill labeled Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, as such. More »
Julius Streicher, who hanged himself with his pen, may well have been the most despised man of World War II on either side. More »
The controversial political leanings of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor fueled speculation that they could possibly be spies for the Nazis. More »
An obscure would-be artist named Adolf Hitler was changed forever by his horrific experiences in the German trenches of World War I. More »
In 1938, Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin undertook a secret prewar mission to Great Britain. At stake: another world war and the lives of millions. More »
Believe it or not, Hitler’s time in prison was something of a holiday. Read all about why below. More »
The strange death of Fascist Italy’s Air Marshal Italo Balbo: accidental shootdown or political murder? More »
Germany’s aircraft-carrier development masked a hidden struggle between Admiral Erich Raeder and Marshal Hermann Göring. More »
The bizarre career of Deputy Führer Rudolf Hess was punctuated by an extraordinary flight to Scotland and a mysterious death decades after WWII. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.