History Stories
CATEGORY: World War II
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

One Final Toast for the Doolittle Raiders
April 18, 2017

A little more than four months after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States struck back on April 18, 1942, with the daring Doolittle Raid. Read More

14,000 Long-Lost Army Dog Tags May Soon Be on Their Way Home
April 12, 2017

After relic hunter Dan Mackay discovered 14,000 dog tags mysteriously buried in a field outside London, he set out on a quest to reunite the artifacts with the families of the British soldiers who were meant to wear them. Read More