WWII

immigration

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
6.14.19
politics

Remembering Internment Camps, Lawmakers Aim to Ban Identity-Based Detention

A new bill introduced by Tammy Duckworth, Mazie Hirono, and Mark Takano will ban the US from detaining individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
Leila Ettachfini
2.20.19
Munchies

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.
Bettina Makalintal
2.6.19
Shipwrecks

Watch the Discovery of a Long-Lost WWII Cruiser, the USS Helena

The ship was torpedoed and sunk in July 1943.
Becky Ferreira
4.18.18
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
Life Advice

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."
Tim Geyer
9.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Massive Nazi Artifact 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.
River Donaghey
6.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Family Found a Nazi Bomb in Their Shed and Don't Know Where It's From

How the 79-year-old military weapon made its way from the Third Reich to a western Idaho backyard remains a mystery.
River Donaghey
6.6.17
virtual reality

With VR History You Can Hear the Bombs Drop in Trafalgar Square

VR engineers are wading through archival records and code to recreate our most important moments.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
6.2.17
conservation lab

How Experts Finally Reconstructed the "Eighth Wonder of the World"

The Amber Room, a jewel worth hundreds of millions, vanished during World War II. Russia would spend two decades recreating it.
Noémie Jennifer
5.16.17
Germany

'Sunset Boulevard' Star Gloria Swanson Helped Jewish Inventors Flee Nazi Germany

Between the end of her silent film career and her 50s comeback, the actress brought Jewish inventors to America to collaborate on patents. Whether it was philanthropic or exploitative remains up for debate.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.4.17
War Is The H Word

World War II Can't Save 'Call of Duty'

Watch the first trailer for 'Call of Duty: WWII'
Emanuel Maiberg
4.26.17
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