World War II


Survivors of Japanese Internment Are Horrified Trump Is Using a Former Facility to Detain Migrant Kids

“We’ve already heard of psychological issues among children in these shelters,” said former U.S. Representative Norman Mineta.
Gaby Del Valle
food news

German Cookie Fortune Heir Apologizes for Saying Nazi-Era Forced Laborers Were Treated 'Well'

At a recent conference, 25-year-old Verena Bahlsen also said, "I want to make money and buy sailing yachts from my dividend and stuff."
Jelisa Castrodale
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

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
Internet Exploring

Paris Hilton Took a 100-Year-Old World War II Vet to a Lil Pump Performance

The heiress DJ took Sidney Walton to Philipp Plein’s New York Fashion Week show. It’s 2019 and nothing surprises us anymore.
Josh Terry

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
comfort women

Why Osaka just cut sister-city ties with San Francisco

Osaka's mayor is tired of asking the city to take down the “Column of Strength” statue in St. Mary’s Square
Emma Ockerman

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

The 21-Year-Old Sentenced to Death for Speaking Out Against the Nazis

As the only woman co-founder of the legendary White Rose resistance group, Sophie Scholl spread anti-Nazi propaganda across Germany at the height of the Holocaust.
Christobel Hastings

It's now a crime in Poland to suggest Poles were complicit in the Holocaust

Poland’s conservative government has described the law as a measure to defend national honor
Tim Hume

Poland's Embassy defaced after PM claims Jews were complicit in the Holocaust

"There were Polish perpetrators, as there were Jewish perpetrators, as there were Russian perpetrators, as there were Ukraine and German perpetrators.”
Tim Hume

'Sabu the Bruiser,' Today's Comic by Tadao Tsuge

An ex-kamikaze pilot remembers his days as a World War II pilot in this comic by alternative manga legend Tadao Tsuge. Make sure to read from right to left.
Tadao Tsuge