The original was the work of Churchill and Roosevelt at the dawn of World War II. The new version pledges cooperation against 21st century global challenges and rivalries.
Mr. Dushman is believed to have been the last surviving liberator of the camp. He went on to become a decorated fencer.
Candid testimonies from World War II veterans accompanies vivid archival footage in this immersive documentary that showcases the myths we tell ourselves about war.
Researchers using enhanced, rare footage of a transport to a Nazi death camp have been able to identify some passengers, including children who survived.
“Letters to Camondo,” by Edmund de Waal, is addressed to a wealthy fin-de-siècle French Jew whose elegant Parisian home is filled with priceless objets d’art — and memories of the family that once lived there.
It will be very dangerous if Germany starts to see itself as a victim of the Nazis.
Years after fleeing Europe, my father saw himself in the Dreamers of today.
Gladwell’s “The Bomber Mafia” looks at the air campaign against Japan in World War II and finds a surprising hero in Curtis LeMay.
The decision contradicted an earlier court ruling in South Korea that said the Japanese government must compensate so-called comfort women.
The men of Lidice, including her father, were massacred and the women, including her mother, sent to a concentration camp. She later testified at the Nuremberg war-crimes trials.
The men and women who went to work and war during World War II were backed by the care economy — we need one too.d
A medic, he pulled wounded comrades out of the water one after another while suffering grievous wounds. President Trump honored him in a ceremony.
The shipwreck, 21,000 feet underwater, was discovered in 2019. A team of explorers has now confirmed that it was the Navy destroyer that played a key role in helping General MacArthur retake the Philippines.
A new campaign called #ItStartedWithWords features short videos from Holocaust survivors on the origins of World War II and offers a timely message amid an outbreak of anti-Asian hate.
During World War II and over the past year, couples learned to be resilient and flexible. A New Orleans museum keeps some memories from wartime alive.
A harrowing World War II firefight in France brought him the nation’s highest decoration for valor. A park, a highway and a museum are named in his honor.
Forensic genealogy techniques that have successfully tracked down elusive serial killers may soon be used to help identify thousands of American service members “known but to God.”
Franz Josef Huber, responsible for deporting tens of thousands of Jews, escaped punishment with U.S. backing and went on to work for West German intelligence, newly disclosed records reveal.
She escaped Nazi Germany and recreated a comfortable life in Manhattan. She died of Covid-19.
The design will start circulating on June 23, the birthday of the mathematician whose work cracking German codes is credited with helping to shorten World War II.
A dissident in Communist Poland in the late 1960s — his writing was banned for a time — he found wider fame as an exile in Paris and taught in the U.S.
They went undercover, smuggled revolvers in teddy bears and were bearers of the truth. Why hadn’t I heard their stories?
The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today.
The painting, “Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque,” was a gift to Jolie by Brad Pitt and is believed to be Churchill’s only World War II-era landscape.
For over 70 years, the letters lay undisturbed in the wreckage of the S.S. Gairsoppa, sheltered from the ravages of ocean currents by well-positioned mail bags. Now, conservators are piecing together these undelivered messages from the past.
The professor was widely criticized for writing that the women served Japanese troops willingly during World War II. A Korean survivor called the uproar a “blessing in disguise.”
The deportation of Friedrich Karl Berger capped what could be the last prosecution by the U.S. government of collaborators in Nazi war crimes.
“The Ravine,” by Wendy Lower, investigates a rare photograph documenting the murder of Jews in Ukraine during the Holocaust, unearthing a history of perpetrators and victims.
Since German courts expanded the definition of who was guilty of Holocaust atrocities, several people over 90 have been charged.
Two researchers are on trial for writing that a Polish mayor was complicit in a massacre. Critics say the government is trying to emphasize Polish suffering in World War II and downplay complicity in Nazi crimes.
Philippe Sands’s “The Ratline” tells the story of a loving family man who was also a high-ranking Nazi official responsible for the deaths of thousands.
In Lithuania, he was celebrated as a hero. But we can’t move on until we admit what he really did.
Over nearly a decade, Jonathan Petropoulos met dozens of times with a man who helped the Nazis loot Jewish art collections, a complicated relationship he explores in “Göring’s Man in Paris.”
She died above the bookstore, founded in 1840, where she had worked since the waning months of World War II. She locked it up for the last time in December.
In World War II, he was among a barrier-shattering group of Black pilots and support personnel. He died of complications of Covid-19.
Mr. Goldsmith survived the Holocaust, immigrated to the United States and built a successful career as an architect, before abandoning his life for a commune — and then coming home. He died of complications of Covid-19.
For those who survived the Nazi death camp, pictures of a man wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt were painful.
The ruling, which Tokyo rejected, is likely to aggravate already chilly relations between the two key allies of the United States.
My grandparents, who fled Nazi Germany for Britain, would be heartbroken to see the country today.
Martin Adler, now 96, was looking for German troops in 1944 when he almost shot three Italian children. His daughter’s internet appeal brought them all together again this month.
The troops are staying, but we can declare an end to our forever war.
The great thriller writer was the best raconteur I have ever known.
She was a partisan in northern Italy during World War II and denounced efforts to discount the role of women in the Resistance. She had been hospitalized with Covid-19.
A World War II fighter ace and Air Force general, he was, according to Tom Wolfe, “the most righteous of all the possessors of the right stuff.”
The justices struggled to decide whether a 1976 law that bars most suits against other nations allows Jewish victims to sue over the theft of their property.
Kazuo Odachi is one of the last living members of a group never meant to survive. He wants to remind Japan that before its modern success came the sacrifices of the young pilots who gave their lives.
Former Senator Christopher J. Dodd writes of his father’s role at the World War II military tribunal, and the lessons that can be drawn today.
For the cosmetics mogul and philanthropist Leonard Lauder, the city, with its museums, public transit and parks, is an explorer’s delight.
Mr. Cordier was assistant to the legendary Jean Moulin, who unified Resistance groups in Nazi-occupied France.
The epic hunt for a lost World War II aircraft carrier.