Thanks to a tenacious fight put up by the untrained Americans, Montfaucon did fall on the 27th, albeit at a terrible cost.
By invoking German culture in their leaflets, the White Rose resistance group posed a truly serious threat to the Nazi regime
Alexander Smith's valor in World War I earned him the Military Cross. His son later became famous as Tonto to Clayton Moore’s Lone Ranger
Alexander von Falkenhausen led Turks against the British, Chinese Nationalists against the Japanese, and conspired in Adolf Hitler’s assassination
Gangsters of the Sky: How a Captured Bombardier’s ‘Murder, Inc.’ Jacket Inspired a Failed Nazi Propaganda Campaign
Newspapers across Germany claimed that Lt. Kenneth Williams' flight jacket was "photo evidence for the underworld nature of [Allied] air terror"
From June 1942 through 1945 frontline American soldiers filed stories and photographed World War II and its aftermath for a select readership—themselves
Was the execution of German guards at the infamous concentration camp a war crime, a reaction to trauma, or vigilante justice?
In France during World War II, German alcohol shipments just may have provided crucial intelligence for the Allies
As the Allies fought their way inland from Normandy’s beaches in 1944, French fighters in Brittany distracted German forces by launching a guerrilla campaign codenamed “Operation Dingson.”