Millennia After Leonidas Made His Last Stand at Thermopylae, a Ragtag Band of Saboteurs Thwarted the Axis Powers in the Same Narrow Pass
A new book chronicles the 16-plus battles that took place in the Greek pass between the ancient era and World War II
"Portrait of Fräulein Lieser," one of the last works the Austrian artist painted before his death, could sell for over $50 million
Those who choose to put the numbers on their bodies hope the act will spark conversation about the Holocaust and pay tribute to loved ones who survived
The long-awaited follow-up to "Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific" centers on an American aerial group nicknamed the "Bloody Hundredth"
A new book chronicles the unlikely connection between Helen Spitzer and David Wisnia, both of whom survived Auschwitz
Sold in exchange for exit visas in 1939, the estimated $30 million masterpiece will stay at a Spanish museum
An exhibition of Curt Bloch's little-known wartime publications is going on display in Berlin
Jonathan Glazer's new film uses the Auschwitz commandant and his family as a vehicle for examining humans' capacity for evil
The 16th-century piece was one of more than 1,100 artworks taken from a Dutch-Jewish art dealer's collection during World War II
The 1993 film also inspired its director, Steven Spielberg, to establish a foundation that preserves survivors' stories
Leo Geyer’s “The Orchestras of Auschwitz” weaves remnants of musical scores written by those at the camp into a piece honoring the Holocaust’s victims
Truus Wijsmuller spirited Jewish refugees to safety and stood up to the architect of Adolf Hitler's "Final Solution"
The Beer Hall Putsch was a spectacular failure. It also set the stage for Nazi Germany
FBI agents and art recovery lawyers helped retrieve the piece by Austrian artist Johann Franz Nepomuk Lauterer
Last year, a German court acknowledged the possibility that trans people were persecuted by the Nazis
Eighty years ago, German soldiers killed an estimated 500 Cretans in Viannos and Ierapetra in retaliation for an attack by local partisans
After enforcing the rule for three decades, officials say that lifting it will prevent overcrowding and attract younger audiences
In the 1930s, Helmut Horten purchased businesses that Jewish owners sold "under duress"
During World War II, the OSS sent Moe Berg to Europe, where he gathered intel on Germany's efforts to build an atomic bomb
At the Terezin concentration camp, some of Europe's top artists found solace in creating new work. Today one musician is determined to give them an encore
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