World War II

chain restaurants

Company That Owns Krispy Kreme, Panera, Keurig Pledges $11 Million to Charity After Nazi Past Revealed

Younger members of the Reimann family, which runs JAB holdings, were "ashamed" by what a historian found in their family tree.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.28.19
Germany

How the Far Right Is Weaponizing Nazi History in Germany

The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes of the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
Tim Hume
2.25.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.10.19
video

How Comfort Women in Indonesia Used Tattoos to Escape Rape

During World War II, a group of local women in the tiny island of Timor heavily tattooed themselves in a bid to avoid sexual slavery
VICE Staff
12.28.18
ethics

Getting Rid of Nazi Memorabilia Is Harder Than It Sounds

What do you do when your mom wants to sell your grandfather's Nazi-killing trophies, but she lives in the middle of deep-red Florida?
Allie Conti
4.4.18
history

Portraits of Europe's Remaining Holocaust Survivors

"My cousin, aunt and uncle were all murdered.​ I didn't deserve to survive. I didn't deserve to be so fortunate."
Kamil Biedermann
11.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A German Called the Cops over a Bomb That Was Actually Just a Giant Zucchini

Police decided not to bring in the bomb squad after realizing the explosive was edible.
Drew Schwartz
11.3.17
the vice reader

The Forgotten Female Sniper Who Killed 75 Nazis

Read an excerpt from Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich's breathtaking new book, 'The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II.'
Svetlana Alexievich
7.19.17
Wonder Woman

Everything You Need to Know About the Nazi Villain from 'Wonder Woman'

Ludendorff, the real life general, is a well-chosen counterpoint to Diana.
Robert Rath
7.9.17