A band of well-heeled altruists described as "Harvard grads, glamour boys & career men" left behind charmed lives to man ambulances for the Armed Field Service.
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It was a fight of unspeakable horror—one Captain Ben L. Salomon seemed to have trained for his whole life.
Together in one place for the first time, Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill made a tempting target at November 1943’s Tehran Conference.
A new book on the infamous Nazi doctor's life shows how ordinary people can be capable of extraordinary cruelty.
Allied POWs use an unlikely weapon to defy the Nazis in John Huston's "Victory."
A new book chronicles World War II's opening act, offering a preview of even larger horrors to come.
While demonized by the American press, Yamamoto had no desire to play the role of wartime villain.
Working in Tokyo's Sugamo Prison, dental assistant Ed Case got up close and personal with Japanese war criminals.
In 1945, the world's first atomic bomb attacks put the remote Pacific island on the map.
An improbable route took William F. Friedman from the study of plant genetics to a reputation as father of U.S. cryptology—one that made a huge impact on the war.
Fighting didn’t stop when victorious Allies occupied Berlin; instead, it transitioned to politics.