World War II
A mathematical tool developed during World War II operates in a similar way to brains weighing the reliability of information
The rare code-breaking documents include sheets used to calculate settings for the machine working on "Enigma"
Female operators and mathematicians play a greater role in the history of computers and code-breaking than most realize
The notebooks offer a glimpse into the mind of a codebreaker
"Unbroken"'s Louis Zamperini Crashed Into the Pacific on May 27, 1943. Here is the Missing Air Crew Report
The National Archives holds a record with details of the downing of the former Olympian's B-24 bomber that left him lost at sea for 47 days
Author Molly Guptill Manning explains the importance of reading to the American victory
Saying exactly what Churchill said isn’t easy—or cheap
A freighter lost in that skirmish was also discovered in the "graveyard of the Atlantic"
Dozens of former Nazis are suspected of collecting millions in Social Security in return for exiting the country
Inside the agency's headquarters is a museum filled with relics from half a century of cloak-and-dagger exploits
Why are packets of food that belong to the Nazi war criminal sitting in a Maryland basement?
An exhibition takes a look at the mix of optimism and unease that permeated the post-war nation’s populace
Roman Vishniac’s extensive work, now open to the public, is ready for some crowd-sourced historical detective work
"Missionaries sometimes have to tackle strange and unusual jobs," David Graham wrote.
Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk said he never regretted his involvement in the bombing
After WWII, Japan Made One of the World's Strongest Commitments to Military Pacifism—Which It's Now Going to Soften
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to rejigger Japan's long-standing commitment to pacificism
Chester Nez played an instrumental role in World War II
Follow in the footsteps of legendary reporter Ernie Pyle to get a real feel for the events that took place 70 years ago
Now home to hundreds of semi-tame bunnies, the island once housed poison gas facilities
The world didn’t learn about the heroism of Gino Bartali during WWII until after he died in 2000
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