WWII

2.7.19

World War II Grenades Keep Ending Up in Food Factories and Restaurants

Trenches that were filled with explosives often ended up as farm fields, still laced with forgotten bombs.

11.9.18

Finally, a Book About Nazi Soldiers Taking a Shit

Erik Kessels' new work is a collection of photos from WWII depicting German soldiers caught in a very vulnerable act.

9.13.17

Talking About Sex and War with a 102-Year-Old

"I prefer younger men – the old ones are no fun. But I haven't actually wanted a boyfriend for ages. It would be such a burden to be in a relationship at my age."

6.20.17

Massive Nazi Artefact Stash Found in Secret Room in Argentina

Authorities believe all 75 pieces may have entered the country with top Third Reich leaders fleeing prosecution after WWII.

11.5.16

The World's First "Brainwave Opera" Is a Mind-F*ck

The story of covert WWII operative Noor Inayat Khan becomes a neurologically-driven performance.

11.1.16

A Visit to a Quaint Dutch Bakery that Has Bread and WWII Paraphernalia On Display

Come for a baguette, stay for the helmets that Tiësto's grandfather turned into colanders.

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10.10.16

The Untold Story of the Small Canadian Town That Was Haunted by Radio Transmissions

From hearing voices in sinks to flickering lights, a new film looks at the otherworldly phenomena caused by Sackville's shortwave towers.

9.28.16

England's 'Mind Control Tower' Is a Spiritual Reminder of War History

For the Estuary 2016 festival, artist Heidi Wigmore reclaims a military structure for the public.

9.11.16

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

From 9/11 to Islamic State pillaging, historical events literally shaped these artworks.

7.28.16

Nazi Flags and Brexit Fans: I Went to a Massive Festival for People Obsessed with War

The War and Peace Show felt quite sweet and highly problematic all at the same time.

4.25.16

This Is What Concentration Camp Tourism Looks Like

Photographer Roger Cremers captures our shifting relationships with a war that ended 70 years ago.

4.11.16

How Drugs Have Been Used in Basically Every War Ever to Make Soldiers Better at Killing

In his new book Shooting Up, the Polish historian Lukasz Kamienski traces the history of drugs in warfare, from the Viking berserkers to the Mumbai attacks.

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