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.
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.
Between 1934 and 1941, the one man responsible for bringing the National Socialist party's thirst for domination into physical form was a gangly German with a side part.
History teaches us that the Vikings were brutal, thieving invaders, but much of that history was written by Viking victims: European monks.
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.
According to colonial records, the first slave owner in the United States was a black man.
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.
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 in 2014.
A new Danish film has been released telling the story behind millions of landmines buried on the coast of Denmark during World War Two.
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.
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.
During WWII, the Germans were developing a wide range of superweapons that would turn the tide and ensure ultimate victory. Most of them never made it off the drawing boards and only a few saw active service but a number of them laid the foundation for weapons that are still being used today.
For centuries, it has been a crystal of legend locked in the verses of Norse myth with little or no evidence that it was ever real.
This story begins with a dive into history, at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.