Remembrance Day

The Surprising Story of World War I's Only Attack on U.S. Soil

These days, Cape Cod is best known as a summer vacation destination, but a century ago it was also the setting of the only World War I attack on …

Cape Cod

Britain's War Machine

• https://global.oup.com/academic/covers/pop-up/9780199832675<p>Weapons, Resources, and Experts in the Second World War<p>David Edgerton<p>Challenges popular …

Oxford University Press

The 10 Most Picturesque Towns In Belgium

While the most popular places to explore in Belgium seem to be the cities, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges, this country has a lot more to offer …

European Travel

HONEYTRAPS: Sweet sex to spill secrets

The redhead liked guns, men and Mother Russia.Maria Butina, 29, is the femme fatale from central casting. Beautiful, smart and deadly.And now, she is …

Cold War

Aussie digger given farewell more than 100 years after death after skull was returned from museum

'We hope it will mean that his soul will be at peace now': Aussie digger whose skull was returned from a US museum is finally given a proper farewell …

General Hospital

Remember that time a German submarine shelled Massachusetts?

+5<p>In this photo provided by the Orleans Historical Society, a crew prepares to receive survivors of a German World War I submarine attack on Orleans, …

World War II

Don’t gloss over Heidegger’s embrace of Nazism

I am certainly not an expert on Martin Heidegger and his philosophy, but I was astonished that The Post glossed over Heidegger’s embrace of the Nazi movement — “That he became a Nazi in 1933 didn’t help” — as if he had been a member of the Rotary Club [“One devotee’s philosophical approach to …

Opinion

Ten World War II Prison Camps in America

A few months back I wrote a column highlighting ten of the worst Japanese-run prison camps in the Philippines during World War II. I thought it would …

World War II

Alamo monument must relocate for $450M plan

SAN ANTONIO -- Arguments over the city's Cenotaph have historians and planners taking up sides weeks before a new rendering of the Alamo Master Plan …

Austin

An L.A. hero of World War II is buried, nearly 74 years after he was killed by the Germans

David Rosenkrantz was a hometown hero in the summer of 1943.<p>“L.A. Paratrooper, Buddy Capture 200 Italians,” read one newspaper headline. “Los Angeles Warrior ‘Captures his Captors,’” read another.<p>Army Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz had been overseas for just three months when he and another …

Los Angeles

Merchant Ship Sunk by Nazi U-Boat Reveals WWII Secret

A few divers changed 80 years worth of history.<p>On January 9, 1942, a steamship left the port in Galveston, Texas and headed towards Saint John in New …

History

WWII hero's lost Purple Heart returned to his family

NEW YORK (AP) - A lost Purple Heart medal has been returned to the family of a New York City sailor who died trying to rescue shipmates after his …

New York City

At least 1 killed, 3 injured in car bombing in Somali capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, July 21 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was killed and three others were injured in a car bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu early …

Extremism

Orleans to commemorate when World War I came to Cape Cod

On a foggy summer day, 100 years ago Saturday, the tugboat Perth Amboy and its four barges were sailing a few miles off of Cape Cod en route to the …

Boston

Today in History, July 22

HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE:<p>1298 - William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance against English rule, uses extra-long spears against mounted …

World War II

Obituary for Marie C. (Minelli) Moilanen

Marie C. (Minelli) Moilanen<p>Moilanen, Marie C. (Minelli) 74 passed away on July 17, 2018 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Marie was preceded in …

Special Education

Santa Fe man, World War II vet finally receives his Bronze Star

SANTA FE — It was a long time coming, but retired Staff Sgt. Dennis Ferk of the 164th infantry division of the North Dakota Army National Guard …

Military

Nebraska County Countdown: #43 Colfax County

I cannot, for the life of me, understand why I signed up to do this bit about Colfax County. I do not have a good story to tell. I think my brother …

War

Battle scars reveal the life of 'Mephisto', a WW1 German tank from a century ago

What can we possibly learn from the archaeological study of a World War I battle tank? Quite a lot, it turns out, when the attention is devoted to a …

Military History

Teen arrested for vandalizing memorial honoring fallen Navy SEAL

A 14-year-old boy was arrested on Long Island early Friday for vandalizing a memorial honoring a fallen Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient, …

New York City

WW2 soldier is buried in California 74 years after battle

Nearly 74 years after he was killed in a ferocious World War II battle, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz has been laid to rest in Southern …

Business

Adolf Hitler's Last Stand: Why the Battle of the Bulge Matters

As the Bulge proved, brave soldiers can make up for failed strategy. But only at an immense cost.<i>The Bulge also foreshadowed the excessive American</i> …

Battle of the Bulge

Death of a Dynasty: How the Romanovs Met Their End

History Magazine<p>On a July night 100 years ago, the family's rule of Russia came to a decisive, bloody end.<p>Revolution came to Russia in February 1917, and a month later Nicholas II, emperor and autocrat of all the Russias, abdicated his throne to become plain Nicholas Romanov. With revolution at …

World History

Turning the tide in WWI — the vital role of the US Army 100 years ago this month

Intent on drawing Allied reserves into the area from northern France and Belgium in July 1918, Germany’s military commander Erich Ludendorff sent his …

War

Hundreds in Georgia mourn Jewish soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz was killed in action July 12 in Paktiya province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Department of Defense)<p>(JTA) — Hundreds of …

Jewish Culture

Germany remembers failed Hitler assassination with attack on populism

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas condemned right-wing populism in Europe as he commemorated the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. The minister noted that …

Nazism

After 73 years, World War II prisoner of war receives recognition

During World War II, Ralph G. Rumsey of Woodstock was a prisoner of war in Germany for six months. After struggling with his wartime experiences for …

World War II

What to Watch This Weekend: Morituri

<i>Every Friday, our resident film fanatic Alex Aciman will dig deep into the pile of cinematic masterpieces and fish out one forgotten classic you</i> …

Jewish Culture

WWII-Era Time Capsule Found In Cleveland Home, And The Contractor Wants Internet Sleuths' Help

Screenshot: Cleveland-19<p>Do you know WWII veteran Richard Silagy or his family? Silagy lived in Cleveland, Ohio, sometime after World War II and hid a …

World War II

A World War II Unit Asks For An Honor

One of the most storied units of World War II never received a presidential citation, the highest honor a unit can get. Its few surviving veterans have been petitioning the Army for the honor.<p>Transcript<p>NOEL KING, HOST:<p>All right. Now, we have the story of what Army historians after World War II …

Culture