From Hitler loyalist to anti-Hitler plotter, the wily Nazi SS chief played a double game in 1945–just as he always had. More »
Even during the darkest days of the war, the morale-lifting business of sport went on in the United States, Britian, Germany, and elsewhere. More »
Sixty-five years after the end of the war, the U.S. Department of Justice is still on the case. More »
Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
Elite German commando Otto Skorzeny was given the mission to eliminate Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt when they met together in Tehran. More »
The naval combat that raged around the Philippines invasion was preceded by a game of reconnaisance, intelligence gathering, and planning. More »
The German Death March was truly the March to Nowhere. So how did the POWs try to survive? Read on to find out. More »
The prospect of a Nazi atomic bomb is sobering, but German scientists themselves doomed the project to failure. More »
A young German girl enrolled in a Nazi youth organization, survived the war, and made her way to the United States. 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.