History Stories
CATEGORY: World War II
The Inside Story of Harry Truman and Hiroshima
October 11, 2017

As the fateful bombing mission commenced half a world away, the anxious president waited for news at sea in the Atlantic. Read More

We’ve Been Talking About World War III Since Before Pearl Harbor
October 10, 2017

And worrying about the bomb for even longer. Read More

After 72 Years, Wreckage of U.S. Navy’s Biggest Tragedy is Found
August 22, 2017

The loss of USS Indianapolis was famously memorialized in the movie "Jaws." Read More

Newly-Discovered Blueprints May Allow Legendary WWII Plane to Fly Again
August 8, 2017

It’s been called one of the greatest planes of World War II—and it might be making a comeback. Read More

Meet the Night Witches, the Daring Female Pilots Who Bombed Nazis By Night
July 7, 2017

They were a crucial Soviet asset to winning World War II. Read More

Hidden Bookshelf Passageway Reveals Disturbing Nazi Collection in Argentina
June 20, 2017

Now a massive cache of original Nazi artifacts—including a photograph of Adolf Hitler and a ghoulish cranial-measurement device—has turned up in a secret room in a suburb outside of Buenos Aires, the capital. Read More

When the Nazis Invaded the Hamptons
June 12, 2017

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Battle for the Aleutians: WWII’s Forgotten Alaskan Campaign
June 2, 2017

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How Did the Nazis Really Lose World War II?
May 3, 2017

Countless history books, TV documentaries and feature films made about World War II, many accept a similar narrative of the war in the West, which may not be entirely accurate. Read More

D-Day’s Deadly Dress Rehearsal
April 27, 2017

The fiasco was initially covered up to ensure the D-Day mission remained secret. Read More