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Travel the world via historical sites that will occupy your mind, eyes, and body. From places frozen in the past like Chernobyl to those with history and present layered atop one another, you'll find new views here.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: The Miracle of Dunkirk, by Walter Lord

Enter for your chance to win the miraculously true survival story.

The Post Reporters Who Exposed the Truth About the Vietnam War

In 1971, the "Washington Post" risked everything to publish government secrets after their competitor was indicted for the same crime.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Must-Read Military History Book Bundle

Enter to win a set of books that are mandatory reading for World War II scholars and military history enthusiasts.

That Time an Army Officer Tried to Reach the Center of the Earth

He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."

The Guadalcanal Battle: An Eyewitness Account of One of the Most Pivotal Offensives of World War II

Combat correspondent Richard Tregaskis recounts what he saw when the Allies invaded the island of Guadalcanal in 1942.

4 of the Craziest Assassination Attempts in U.S. History

Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.

10 Eeriest Unsolved Mysteries of World War II

Ghost trains, unexplained aerial phenomena, and disappeared men still haunt World War II scholars.

6 Strange Military Disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle

“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”

The French General Who Broke Free from an Inescapable Nazi Prison

The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.

Fidel Castro, the CIA, and John F. Kennedy’s Assassination

It’s been nearly 60 years since the assassination of JFK, and the mystery surrounding his death still haunts us.

The Curious Histories Behind 4 Dead or Dying Languages

What secrets lie hidden within these strange symbols?