Press release from History, Feb. 20, 2018: Marty Lagina, of HISTORY’s #1 series “The Curse of Oak Island,” has been approached by numerous people offering leads into some of the world’s greatest mysteries and has learned of an enigma that...
Hasbro is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, creating action figures, vehicles, playsets and more for franchises like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe and much more. They deliver some of the most affordable and cool...Show More Summary
Every country has intelligence operations, so sure enough, the nation of Wakanda has a secret War Dog squad creeping around in Black Panther. While in the real world, "war dog" can refer to a highly experienced solider, light has yet to be shed on Marvel's version of these vicious fighters. Show More Summary
A Moscow court on Tuesday upheld the Russian security service's refusal to open the files of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg -- who saved thousands of Jews during World War II -- to his family. Wallenberg, often described as the "Swedish Schindler", disappeared under Soviet rule after the war. Show More Summary
Black History Month is a time to celebrate African-American achievements, milestones and social victories, but it's also a good time to explore the lesser-known historical figures who never got the accolades they deserved- like the Harlem Hellfighters. Show More Summary
In 1942, Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller was hired by the Westinghouse Company's War Production Coordinating Committee to create a series of posters for the war effort. One of these posters became the famous "We Can Do It!" image—an...Show More Summary
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish Deputy Culture Minister Jaroslaw Sellin on Tuesday backed a call for building a "Polokaust" museum to commemorate Poles killed by the Nazis during World War Two, in comments that may further exacerbate tensions with Israel.
I have a short piece about the military significance of China’s SCS formations at the National Interest: China has built some islands in the South China Sea. Can it protect them? During World War II Japan found that control of islands offered some strategic advantages, but not enough to force the United States to reduce […]
Part of a tract of World War II-era homes built as worker housing Modernism Week events are ongoing in Palm Springs and plenty of pedigreed homes are up for grabs in the desert city. Case in point: this cozy post and beam by influential...Show More Summary
The Olympic Games were canceled in 1940 and 1944 due to World War II, but athletic competitions went on just the same -in POW camps. The German POW camp called Oflag II-C camp staged what they called the Woldenberg Olympics in 1944,Show More Summary
Based on Hillary Jordan’s 2008 novel, Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” addresses racial conflict in World War II-era Mississippi and speaks to viewers with its bold visual language. Filmed practically and intimately by “Black Panther” cinematographer...Show More Summary
Bertolt Brecht’s series of vignettes following different characters as Germany approaches World War II is uncomfortable, sad and downright scary. It’s also important and essential viewing. Haven Theatre’s production is a little heavy...Show More Summary
A Russian parliamentary commission has prepared a report that lists over 100 cases of US interference in other nations’ internal affairs since the end of World War Two. Read Full Article at RT.com
Warfare History Network History, Europe And sealed the Third Reich's fate forever. The United States had not yet entered World War II when Time magazine noted that the Army had created two new armored divisions. The commander of one of the divisions, said the magazine, was worthy of note. Show More Summary
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • MM1c Arthur Glenn, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 13 February 2018. From Korea • None From Southeast Asia • […]
Sebastien Roblin History, Asia And it might have been the first jet to shoot down another jet. After World War II, the U.S. Navy scrambled to field its own jet fighters—but designing a warplane that could fly dramatically faster while still landing on a short carrier deck proved a challenge. Show More Summary
Robert Farley Security, Asia In a war they might not fair so well. But that isn't the only reason Beijing built them. China has built some islands in the South China Sea. Can it protect them? During World War II Japan found that control...Show More Summary
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not intended to deny the Holocaust.
War of words escalates as Israeli PM says Iran advocates 'master faith' like Nazi Germany used to advocate master race.