WWII

 

Photo: Smoke from above

On this day in 1945, a U.S. Army B-25 Mitchell bomber en route to Newark Airport in New Jersey crashed into the upper floors of the Empire State Building.

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Hans Fallada and the fates of history

More than 60 years after his death, Hans Fallada had a groundbreaking success in the United States. The German writer, who died in 1947, was a bestseller in his home country with the publication of his novel “Little Man, What Now?” in 1932, which was later turned into a Hollywood film. But Fallada’s name, which [...]

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