second world war
Elizebeth Smith Friedman broke Nazi Enigma machines and busted South American spy rings before being written out of history by powerful men. A new biography aims to change all that.
Before the modern Paralympics, there were the International Stoke Mandeville Games. They were born out of a world at war, and changed perceptions of disability for good.
The underground tunnel is believed to have helped at least 12 Jewish prisoners escape from a Nazi extermination site in Lithuania.
Photographer Roger Cremers captures our shifting relationships with a war that ended 70 years ago.
The long-sealed testimonies also reveal the struggle of many who suffered to meet the strict criteria necessary to get compensation under an UK-Germany scheme for victims of Nazi persecution.
Seventy-three years after the brutal Bataan Death March, American survivors and their family members are waging a war of words with Japan.
The legendary mathematician helped crack the Nazi Enigma code and hasten the end of World War II, a story told in the Oscar-winning movie 'The Imitation Game.'