WASHINGTON -- The House has passed legislation to allow female World War II pilots known as WASPs to continue placing their ashes at Arlington National Cemetery.
By Larisa Epatko
BMW turns 100 years old on Monday. Before the company made high-end motorcycles and cars, it powered some of Germany’s preeminent fighter airplanes as far back as World War I.
By PBS NewsHour
At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. Largely silent for seven decades, they now speak for horrors of the Holocaust as part of a project called…
"Mein Kampf" will go on sale in Germany next week after its copyright expires on Friday, marking the first time in 70 years the book will be legally reprinted in the country.
South Korea and Japan reached a breakthrough settlement of $8.3 million to resolve a decades-long dispute regarding Korean women forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
By Gretchen Frazee
A French publisher has released the first complete list of artwork Nazi leader Hermann Göring seized during World War II, which some say could help return the art to its rightful owners.
By Mike Fritz, April Brown
They found love letters, pictures, death-notice telegrams, and even insurance settlement claims that have survived for decades. Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte with his father in Minnesota before World War II. The discoveries are a result of a…
A leading Nazi hunter has urged authorities in Denmark to investigate 90-year-old Helmuth Rasboel, who was a guard at a forced labor camp where hundreds of Jews were murdered during World War II. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant talks with the…
During World War II, the U.S. government conducted experiments with mustard gas and other chemicals on thousands of American troops. A new NPR investigation has found that some military experiments singled out African-American, Japanese-American and Puerto Rican servicemen by race.
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