9 Wartime Pocket Manuals That Put You in a Soldier's State of Mind

These how-to guides will instantly transport you back in time.

6 Graphic Novels for History Buffs

The past comes to life in a vivid new way, thanks to these historical graphic novels.

Test of the Torpedoes: The Battle of Tassafaronga

This WWII battle has been called one of the worst naval defeats in U.S. history.

7 Remarkable War Memorials in England

These striking monuments pay tribute to those who served.

The Sherwood Rangers Were the First British Troops to Invade Nazi Germany

This light cavalry regiment spearheaded the Normandy landings and the Allied invasion of Germany.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Bundle of Illuminating WWII Books by James Holland

We're giving away 7 essential James Holland books—including his latest release.

Explore the 20th Century Through Martin Gilbert's Best Books

The prolific author and historian was a leading expert on Nazi Germany and other momentous events.

Witold Pilecki and the Secret Polish Army Led Resistance in Poland During WWII

This war hero infiltrated Auschwitz as a spy for the resistance.

A British Woman Was Convicted Under a Witchcraft Law During WWII

Helen Duncan claimed she had learned classified military information through her psychic powers.

The Unparalleled Courage of the 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team

This combined unit is the most decorated for its size in U.S. military history.

A Controversial Attack on Mers-el-Kébir Heightened WWII Tensions

The French fleet posed a difficult problem for British officials.

A Muddle in Italy Netted the Allied Forces a Tarnished Win at the Battle of Anzio

After months of conflict, Allied forces forced German troops to retreat from Rome on June 5, 1944.

Coco Chanel’s Legacy, From Iconic Fashion Designer to Nazi Collaborator

The famed businesswoman had direct ties to Hitler’s intelligence agency.

10 Most Influential World War II Battles

These military conflicts affected the outcome of the war—and some even changed the face of warfare forever.

10 Everyday Objects that Doubled as Real Spy Gadgets

These historical gadgets could be smuggled right under the enemy's nose.

Polish Eagle Scouts Stole a Tank and Liberated a Concentration Camp During WWII

A battalion of teenagers risked their lives to free Jewish prisoners.