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Iwo Jima: The True Details of an Iconic Photograph in the Midst of Battle

Discover the essential account of the men who raised the flags during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

By Kelsey McConnell

TRAILER: The Next Great WWII Movie is Coming

Greyhound, written by and starring Tom Hanks, is coming this June.

By Catherine Phelan

10 War Books That Enlighten, Move, and Educate Their Readers

These books examine the burdens of battle, from the Revolutionary War to modern day Iraq.

By Kelsey McConnell

Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany

A treasonous radio personality despised by US forces.

By Kelsey McConnell

Meet the French Resistance

Individual collectives were able to organize themselves into a serious threat against the Vichy government and German forces.

By Catherine Phelan

How the 3rd 395th Battalion's Last Stand Helped Win the Battle of the Bulge

Although outnumbered five-to-one, this battalion held their ground and killed more than 4,000 opposing German soldiers.

By Kyle Nelson, We Are the Mighty

29 Eye-Opening Books About the Holocaust

From firsthand accounts to comprehensive studies, these books examine the tragedies of the Holocaust.

By Catherine Phelan & Danielle Golds

Pierre Le Gloan: The Ace WWII Fighter Who Fought for Both Sides

The extraordinary flier's strange tale fascinates, decades later.

By Robert Walsh

Women in World War II Were Even Braver Than You Realize

While their men fought on the front lines, women fought their own battle at home and in the workforce—and helped bring the Allied Powers to victory.

By Kelsey McConnell

[CLOSED] Discover an Untold Story of the Holocaust

20 winners will receive a copy of 999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Jewish Transport to Auschwitz.

By The Archive Staff

A Sixth Grade History Project Exonerated the Captain of the USS Indianapolis

Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Japan's Attempt to Recreate Pearl Harbor Failed at the Battle of Midway

December 7 may be a date which will live in infamy, but in June 1942, the tides turned.

By Catherine Phelan

18 World War 2 Movies Every History Buff Should Watch

Some of our best films draw inspiration from the global conflict.

By Dave Adams

4 Women Earned Silver Stars in the Same WWII Battle

Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

How The Allies Used Math To Save Bomber Crews During WWII

One Austrian Jew saved untold planes and crew members with his survivorship bias theory.

By Alex Hollings, We Are the Mighty

WWII's Siege of Leningrad Was One of History's Most Destructive

The 872-day siege by German forces failed to capture Leningrad, but left immense devastation in its wake.

By Catherine Phelan

25 World History Books That Will Give You a New Perspective

Expand your horizons with books that explore the places, people, and objects that shaped human history.

By Stephen Lovely

15 Eye-Opening War Movies To Stream Tonight

The shores of Dunkirk and the Korean countryside await...

By Xavier Piedra

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