World War II
Viewfinder: A World War II Veteran Who Took Part in D-Day Is Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Members of the United States Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," carry the flag-draped casket of World War II Army veteran Carl Mann to his final resting place.
Viewfinder: An SS Guard Faces Trial for Nazi Crimes
The 94-year-old former SS guard faces trial, charged with complicity in the mass murders at the Nazi concentration camp Stutthof during World War II.
How an Airport Fence Has Sparked a Debate Over Honoring Victims of Japanese Internment
In Tulelake, California, a municipal airport was built on the site of a former internment camp, and now it is at the center of a serious debate over preserving the historical significance of the land.
Viewfinder: A World War II Remembrance in Saint Petersburg
People carry portraits of World War II soldiers during the immortal regiment march, in which Russia marks the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany, in downtown Saint Petersburg on May 9th, 2018.
The Supreme Court's Missed Opportunity to Undo the Long Legacy of Its Korematsu Decision
Bad jurisprudence, like history, tends to repeat itself.
The Pentagon Has Finally Identified the Remains of a POW Lost Since 1942
Long buried alongside hundreds of unknown U.S. soldiers in the Philippines, Private Arthur “Bud” Kelder is on his way home after a lawsuit by his family.
The Nazi Interrogator Who Revealed the Value of Kindness
Thanks in part to the work of Hanns Scharff and a slew of studies on interrogation techniques, we know it's best to be genuinely friendly no matter who you're trying to get information out of.
Pentagon Finally Overhauls Effort to Identify Its Missing
The restructuring promises to address many of the problems laid out in a recent ProPublica and NPR investigation.
China Lost 14 Million People in World War II. Why Is This Forgotten?
Historian Rana Mitter believes a better understanding of China's future actions can follow a truer understanding of its World War II past.