Tagged With World War II

How 'the first Pearl Harbour' convinced the Japanese they could pull off a similar attack on the US


Japan built monster plane-carrying subs to attack US cities during World War II, but they never fired a shot


Florida police detective buys a $1,000 Purple Heart to try and reunite it with its owners



How the most successful submarine in US Navy history ended up sinking itself


Why the biggest battle in naval history was also the last hurrah for the battleship


A painting stolen by Nazi looters was returned to a Jewish family 87 years after it was taken



A survey of 11,000 Americans ages 18 to 39 has found a 'worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge'


76 years ago, the Allies launched the largest airborne attack ever — here's how it all went wrong


The secret WWII mission that had US bombers flying at treetop height deep inside Nazi-occupied Europe


How the Nazis developed a 'wonder weapon' that the Allies couldn't stop and changed the face of future wars


Meet the small group of elite British commandos who went deep behind enemy lines early in World War II


As US planes bombed Japan in World War II, the Japanese sent balloons across the ocean to try to set the US on fire



2 years before D-Day, the Allies tried to invade Nazi-occupied Europe — they failed miserably


US Navy amphibious assault ship sails into Hawaii with flight deck loaded up with World War II warbirds


Trump said the 1918 Spanish flu 'probably ended' World War II, which did not begin until 21 years after that pandemic


A 96-year-old World War II veteran who was named Italy's oldest college student just graduated at the top of his class



A 93-year-old former SS guard was convicted of 5,232 counts of accessory to murder in what could be one of history's last Nazi trials


Scientists describe setting off the world's first nuclear bomb 75 years ago: No one 'even raised the possibility that what we were doing might be morally wrong'


9 weddings that marked major moments in history


75 years ago, the US's largest invasion in the Pacific may have prevented an even bigger fight with the Japanese