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World War 2


  • FDR's Token Jewish Refugee Shelter

    by Rafael Medoff

    Granting temporary refuge was a way of addressing the life-and-death crisis that Europe’s Jews faced, without incurring the wrath of those who opposed permanent immigration.


  • Will We all Survive by the Skin of Our Teeth?

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The Skin of Our Teeth is a colossal success, a perceptive look back to the past and to the future and from post-World War II life to the present day and to our future, too. 


  • The Declassified History of Hitler's British Traitors

    by Tim Tate

    For all the genuine unity and determination of the vast majority of the British population to defeat Hitler, there was also a small – but dangerous – sub-stratum which yearned for the day when his troops could goose-step down Whitehall amid an orgy of swastika flags.



  • The Invention That Won World War II

    by David Kindy

    Patented in 1944, the Higgins boat gave the Allies the advantage in amphibious assaults that was vital to victory on D-Day. 



  • Trump and world leaders remember D-Day

    Dozens of American veterans of D-Day were among other veterans and their families on a stage erected within the semicircular stone memorial at the Normandy American Cemetery.



  • How Many Were Killed on D-Day?

    Days before the invasion, General Dwight D. Eisenhower was told by a top strategist that paratrooper casualties alone could be as high as 75 percent.