Adolf Hitler remains the personification of evil. But who was the man behind the persona? The new WHN Adolf Hitler Special Issue gives the answers. More »
After World War II—Russia’s Great Patriotic War’—Georgy Zhukov had a hard time navigating the tangled web of political intrigue. 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 »
A carefully crafted German plan caught an overconfident adversary off guard at the gates of Berlin, but overwhelming odds ensured a Russian victory. More »
Leaving nothing to chance, Nazi military planners used a special weather reconnaissance unit to monitor conditions in brutal Arctic locales. More »
Jud Suss was a despicable propaganda film that hastened the Nazi genocide against European Jewry. More »
Mildred ‘Axis Sally’ Gillars taunted U.S. troops from a radio studio in Berlin, earning nearly universal animosity from her fellow Americans. More »
Like the Allied Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks and other German armored units were a benefit and an impediment during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
A World War I veteran, Major Emil Lamberth was Germany’s commander at the Battle of Aschaffenburg.
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.