A pair of Dutch shipwrecks that have been on the ocean floor for decades were stolen. Scrap metal thieves are to blame.
WORLD WAR TWO
Suspecting the donation may have been a mistake, Arizona Goodwill employees want to return the Purple Heart to the World War II Navy sailor’s family.
George Orwell is best known for penning the dystopian novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'—regarded as one of the greatest classics of all time—but writing novels was only one small facet of his life and career.
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Friend, one of the remaining original members of the Tuskegee Airmen—the first group of African-American pilots to serve in the U.S. military—passed away at 99 years old on June 21.
In the 1970s, Otto Frank took up correspondence with a pen pal from California. His letters reveal his thoughts on his daughter Anne's legacy and his determination to keep her memory alive.
After this crusading reporter was kicked out of Germany, she continued her anti-Nazi coverage at home.
This 75-year-old archival footage shows Operation Neptune—the code name for the landings on the beaches at Normandy that came to be known as D-Day.
"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops."
Charles Gomez Jr. was 20 years old when he was killed in the Pearl Harbor attacks. On what would have been his 97th birthday, he was finally buried at home.
Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning WWII drama—which arrived in theaters more than 20 years ago—came together in a single day.
Anne Frank wrote the letters to her grandmother up to 1941: the year before she and her family went into hiding and she started her famous diary.
Decades after John W. Hayes died in World War II, his remains were discovered in a Belgian American military cemetery.
Emilia Clarke took inspiration from real-life rulers while preparing to play Daenerys Targaryen in 'Game of Thrones.' Including Hitler.
The Normandy landings—an event better known as “D-Day”—became a pivotal moment in the Second World War.
During World War II, the Marine Corps turned to the Navajos and their complex language to create a code no one could crack.
Built in the 1940s to provide bomb shelter for an airplane engine factory during World War II, the Drakelow Tunnels have become a destination for people looking for paranormal activity.
Pius XII has long been criticized for what some have deemed an insufficient response to the atrocities committed against people of the Jewish faith during World War II. New insight from the Vatican's archives could change that.
On February 19, 1942, FDR sanctioned the removal of Japanese immigrants and Americans of Japanese heritage from their homes to be imprisoned in camps throughout the country.
Instead of safekeeping her grandparents’s old love letters in a ribbon-tied shoebox, Meghan Coomes turns them into heirloom accessories.
Mademoiselle Coco Chanel built one of the most iconic brands in the world—and a LBD with a spritz of Chanel No. 5 is still considered fashion <em>du jour</em>.
To make the banknotes, Nazis relied on forced labor from artists, bankers, and known forgers being held captive in concentration camps.