Many assassination attempts were made on Hitler’s life. Yet, not so well-known are the german assassination plans for the Allied leaders – President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and the Soviet leader, Stalin.
Ben Bernanke has had his finger on the pulse of macroeconomic convulsions, and many have called him the man who “doctored” the financial crisis of 2008, and brought the American economy back into good graces.
A criminal forensics case more than a hundred years old has at long last been solved using the latest DNA analysis techniques and technology, ending the speculation surrounding the identity of Britain’s most vile serial murderer.
It is May 1945, Germany has been defeated and the former Allies are now trying to get their hand on as much of the National Socialist developed technology as they can.
Still wearing their boots and helmets, and carrying their weapons, the bodies of German soldiers who died in the Battle of the Seelow Heights have finally been unearthed.
This is the World War 2 German Army MG-42 Machine Gun Firing Demonstration at Dellwood Park in Lockport, Illinois on 8 September 2013, by 5th Company GrossDeutschland.
A new Danish film has been released telling the story behind millions of landmines buried on the coast of Denmark during World War Two.
The wrecks of a German U-boat and a merchant vessel it sank in the Battle of the Atlantic have been found 30 miles (48 km) off North Carolina.
War trophies don’t come much more imposing than the solid bronze statue that once adorned the prow of the Graf Spee, a notorious battleship that sank numerous Allied merchant vessels.
An enduring air of mystery surrounds the towering cross emblazoned with a swastika in a cemetery near the remote Brazilian jungle outpost of Laranjal do Jari.
History teaches us that the Vikings were brutal, thieving invaders, but much of that history was written by Viking victims: European monks.
Otto Skorzeny was one of Germany’s finest commandos. An engineer by profession, he tried to volunteer for the Luftwaffe (German Air Force), in the year 1939, but was declined entry due to his age (31 at the time) and unusual height (6.4 feet, or 1.92 metres).
Even after decades of anti-German indoctrination, occupation, legal persecution, and propaganda, millions of Germans’ attitudes towards Jewish power is still healthy.
Ancient recipes for simple honey mead, the elixir of the gods, might end up overcoming a challenge even more daunting than efforts Odin was fabled to have accomplished to bring the coveted alcoholic beverage home to Asgard.