Secret Study From 1945 Shows How Many Nukes It Takes To End Humanity
The other side of the Manhattan project you didn’t know
The Worst US War Crime of WWII
The seldom talked about killing of civilians and POWs perpetrated by US soldiers during WWII.
How Two KV-1s Destroyed 43 Panzer Tanks
The story of the brave crew of two KV-1s and their brave last stand against 43 Panzer tanks.
When Germans and Americans Fought Together in WW2
The unlikely circumtances that led to American and German soldiers to fight side by side in World War II.
Why Did American Soldiers Kill Their Own Officers in Vietnam?
The long and complicated history behind ‘fragging’.
The Soviet Anti-Tank Dog
How the Soviets used man’s best friend to combat the Wehrmacht.
What Happened When a Kamikaze Pilot Returned?
What did a Japanese Kamikaze pilot face on his return from his ‘final flight’?
Landsknechts and the Zweihänder: The Renaissance’s Most Feared Mercenaries
The story of the feared german mercenaries and their 2-meter sword.
The Last Native American War Chief
The WWII soldier who performed all 4 acts required to become a War Chief.
Why Germany Lost the Battle for Stalingrad
A turning point for the Soviet Union
The German Soldier Forced to Play the Piano Until His Death
The Red Army could sometimes rival the brutality of the Wehrmacht.
WWII Has Never Ended: the Kuril Islands Dispute
A war doesn’t end until a Peace Treaty is signed. Here’s the story of the Kuril Islands dispute, the reason why WWII has not formally ended.
Hitler’s Order to Destroy Germany
By early 1945, Germany was about to collapse. Hitler issued a Decree known as “Nero Decree”, by which he ordered Germany’s destruction.
Hitler and Stalin’s Alliance at the Beginning of WWII
A week before the start of WWII, Germany and USSR signed a Non-Aggression Pact. As time went by, it became clear that it was more than that.
When Germany Funded the Russian Revolution
When the February Revolution burst in Russia, Germany funded Lenin in exchange for the promise the leave the Great War conflict.
Planning the Murder of Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin
This is the story of Operation Long Jump, the planned murder of the “Big Three”: Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin
The Soldier Who Fought in World War II With a Longbow
The unknown story of “Mad Jack”
The WWII Battle US and Germans Fought Together
The Battle for Itter Castle is the strangest battle of WWII. It is the only battle in which Americans and Germans fought side-by-side.