4Jun

WW2 Youtube Series - June 1, 1940 - Brexit at Dunkirk

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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21May

How art treasures were hidden from Hitler

The story of how a quarry in north Wales was used to store priceless works of art during World War Two.

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19May

WW2 Youtube Series - May 18, 1940 - Blitzkrieg in the West

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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13May

Troops' horror at stench of 1,016 burned bodies after WW2 death camp massacre

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES. More than a thousand labour camp inmates – who’d already suffered the privations of the death marches as the allies advanced – had been literally, and deliberately, roasted alive by the residents of Gardelegen

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11May

WW2 Nation starts new series on YouTube with a visit to fortress Eben-Emael

After some time of not making new videos, WW2 Nation started a new series of video documentaries on their YouTube channel. In this series the British team members visit the location of Hitler's invasion of Belgium and France during the spring of 1940. Below you can watch the first episode, in which fortress Eben-Emael in Belgium is visited.

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11May

WW2 Youtube Series - May 11, 1940 - Hitler Strikes in the West

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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9May

V-E Day 1945: The celebration heard ’round the world

V-E Day, May 8, commemorates the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces in 1945, ending World War II in Europe.

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9May

Russian World War 2 veteran, 100, calls for peace on Victory Day

Centenarian World War Two veteran Nikolay Bagayev will be among Russians across the country commemorating the anniversary of the war's end on Thursday. He told his story to his granddaughter, Reuters Moscow bureau reporter Olesya Astakhova.

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8May

Historicus en Churchill-biograaf John Lukacz overleden

De in Hongarije geboren schrijver vluchtte in de jaren veertig naar de Verenigde Staten. Hij schreef meer dan dertig boeken, onder meer over zijn held Winston Churchill.

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8May

D-Day 75th anniversary: Where in U.S. to honor, learn about World War II invasion

A guide to U.S. museums and memorials that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in World War II.

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2May

Dutch queen 'considered Nazi swap for royals'

As World War Two neared an end, Dutch Queen Wilhelmina was asked to help save Belgium's royal family.

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29Apr

'Ghost Army' veterans recall secret World War Two decoy mission

Surviving veterans of the secret ‘Ghost Army’ tasked with fooling Nazi forces about the location of allied troops have been recalling their extraordinary role in World War Two.

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28Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - April 27, 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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24Apr

North Americans Don’t Know Much About World War II’s Holocaust Anymore

A disturbing number of North Americans — especially younger millennials — don’t know much about the Holocaust. And they vastly underestimate the number of Jews murdered.

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23Apr

WWII shipwreck found off coast of Victoria

The final resting place of an Australian freighter torpedoed by a Japanese submarine more than seven decades ago has been discovered off the coast of Victoria.

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19Apr

Rare pictures of Adolf Hitler show him as a 34-year-old at the dawn of the Nazi Party

Hitler on the brink of power: Rare pictures of the Nazi leader as he assembled his maniacal team in the 1920s taken by his personal photographer are uncovered at the National Archives.

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16Apr

This Was Europe’s Last World War II Battle (After It Ended?)

The small town of Odžak is nestled between the Bosna and Sava rivers, in the north of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina. To the north and east, a handful of villages spread over the plains, while to the south and west a few shallow inclines lead into the foothills of Vučjak Mountain.

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13Apr

Scottish missionary who died at Auschwitz to be honoured in Hungary

March of the Living will be dedicated to Jane Haining, who protected Jewish children in Budapest

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10Apr

Wreck of first Japanese battleship lost in Second World War found off Solomon Islands

US researchers have discovered the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy warship Hiei, the first Japanese battleship lost in the Second World War, off the Solomon Islands.

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1Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 30, 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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26Mar

Fort Worth’s last member of elite black Tuskegee Airmen dies at 96

Fort Worth resident Robert T McDaniel, member of the Tuskegee Airmen World War II pilot and ground forces group, died. He was in the military at a time when it was segregated and attended Obama’s inauguration.

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25Mar

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 23, 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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