A tale of bravery, honor and loss had a storybook ending Sunday when a Purple Heart found years ago was reunited with a World War II hero's kin.
It shouldn't take very much to sell someone on the thought of a Christopher Nolan war movie. Dunkirk is about what happens after the clashing of armies, focusing on a British retreat at the beginning of World War II trapped in a battle for time. It's bleak, it's beautiful, and it's one of the greatest war movies I've ever seen. More »
Christopher Nolan's relentless World War II drama Dunkirk is in theatres this weekend, telling a fictional story of the very real British defeat against Nazi Germany in France and subsequent retreat from Europe at the start of the war. Here's the history behind what you see, and what you don't see in Dunkirk. More »
Christopher Nolan's World War II epic brought in an estimated $50.5 million to easily top the charts.
“Dunkirk,” a World War II movie directed by Christopher Nolan, found an audience despite being considered a more serious film than usual summer fare.
Period has become increasingly challenging at the box office, not to mention in recent times marquees have been inundated with World War II fare, particularly films starring Brad Pitt. But when director Christopher Nolan embraces the...Show More Summary
Microsoft hosted a show at San Diego Comic-Con last night which was presented by Janina Gavankar and Larry Hryb. Janina Gavankar is the protagonist of the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II and has recorded many other roles for video games. Show More Summary
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • Pvt Alberic M. Blanchette, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, USMC, was lost on Tarawa on 20 November 1943. He was accounted for on 17 July 2017. • Pvt Joseph Carbone, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd […]
Christopher Nolan made headlines this week when he bashed Netflix, saying he would never work with the streaming company because it doesn’t support theatrical releases. And judging by how well his new World War II drama "Dunkirk" is faring at the box office this weekend, his movies will have a...
Nolan Peterson Security, From aircraft carriers. USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, Mediterranean Sea—During the early days of World War II, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a memorable comment about British pilots’ defense...Show More Summary
Coming in September from IFC Films is Danny Strong’s Rebel in the Rye, about the life of a young J.D. Salinger and his personal/creative struggles during World War II. Nicholas Hoult (X-Men, Fury Road) plays the famously reclusive author, co-starring with Kevin Spacey, Sarah Paulson (as literary agent Dorothy Olding), Hope Davis, and others. The […]
The Japanese knew her as Madame Tsubaki, a seductive lounge singer at the hottest nightclub in Manila. To the U.S. and its WWII allies, however, she was an American spy known as High Pockets.
This is the grave of John Shalikashvili Born in 1936 into an exiled noble Georgian family in Poland, Shalikashvili spent his childhood in the upheaval of World War II Europe. As was not uncommon for exiled nobility, his father embraced the Nazi invasions and he ended up in a unit subsumed into the SS. Good […]
Winston Churchill called the World War II battle “a colossal military disaster,” and the evacuation “a miracle of deliverance.”
By Elaine Margolin Svetlana Alexievich’s first book, a harrowing oral history of women in World War II, is now available for the first time in English, almost four decades after it was written.
A still from the movie Blitzmädels an die Front is frequently shared as if it were an authentic World War II photograph.
Christopher Nolan’s new World War II epic contains some of the most thrilling aerial engagements ever staged.
As part of Bandai Namco's upcoming onslaught of games based on anime, something I didn't expect to see was a title based on Girls und Panzer, a series where schoolgirls compete against other schoolgirls in large World War II tanks. Now...Show More Summary
Photographer Roman Vishniac created some of the most iconic images of Jewish life in Europe before the Holocaust, documenting a world that would soon vanish. He also chronicled the rise of Nazism and the aftermath of World War II. However,...Show More Summary
Memories of Dunkirk and World War II I read Josh Rottenberg’s article [“Audacious Maneuver: Christopher Nolan Takes on Tentpole Rivals With WWII Thriller ‘Dunkirk,’” July 16)] with great interest. It is an apt title for a heroic episode in British history. I was 17 at the time, living in Wimbledon,...