For the crew and paratroopers in one C-47 during operation Market Garden, there were very different outcomes. More »
The lawless Red Army looted, killed, and raped its way through Germany, fueled by revenge and alcohol. More »
The mysterious death of once-Deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess in Spandau Prison has provoked a litany of conspiracy theories. More »
Four years before Operation Barossa, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union duked it out at the Paris World Exposition. More »
Sixty-five years after the end of the war, the U.S. Department of Justice is still on the case. More »
Like so much of German society, automaker Mercedes-Benz was co-opted by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party during World War II. More »
Elite German commando Otto Skorzeny was given the mission to eliminate Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt when they met together in Tehran. More »
The massive Soviet Winter Offensive of 1945 spelled doom for the German forces on the Eastern Front. 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.