World War 2 | War History

Apple TV+ Releasing ‘The Bloody Hundredth’ Documentary, Narrated By Tom Hanks

Promotional image for 'The Bloody Hundredth'

Apple TV+ has revealed it’ll be premiering a documentary about the 100th Bombardment Group and its famous airmen. Titled The Bloody Hundredth and narrated by…

Unexploded World War II-Era Bomb Found In British Woman’s Garden

Military vehicle parked in the middle of a street

Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate after a father working in his daughter’s garden in Plymouth uncovered a bomb dating back to World War…

Battle of Moscow: A Critical Turning Point In the Fight Along the Eastern Front

June Steele
Three Red Army soldiers manning an anti-aircraft gun

When we delve into the defining moments of the Second World War, the Battle of Moscow stands out as a turning point that showcased the…

The Tragic Last Stand of the HMS Hood Against Germany’s Prized Battleship Bismarck

HMS Hood (51) at sea, with another ship in the distance

The HMS Hood (51), nicknamed the “Mighty Hood,” was the pride of the British Royal Navy, embodying the pinnacle of warship design in the early…

Upcoming WWII-Era Horror Film Loosely Based On Loss of Australian Corvette HMAS Armidale

AI rendering of a great white shark swimming beneath Australian soldiers in a life raft

Shark films are a staple of the horror genre and one Australian filmmaker is looking to meld this style of film with the war genre.…

Kate Winslet Starring As Famed War Correspondent Lee Miller in Upcoming Film

Kate Winslet standing on the set of 'Lee' in full costume

The official theatrical release date for Kate Winslet’s World War II-era drama, Lee, has been released. Based on the life of famed war correspondent Elizabeth…

Paddy Mayne Executed Some of the Most Daring Raids Against Enemy Strongholds During World War II

June Steele
Paddy Mayne standing in his military uniform

Paddy Mayne, a figure of both controversy and admiration, stands out for his contributions throughout the Second World War. His leadership in the Special Air…

Was Herbert Sobel Really As Horrible As ‘Band of Brothers’ Made Him Out to Be?

David Schwimmer as Herbert Sobel in 'Band of Brothers' + Herbert Sobel wearing his military uniform

Herbert Sobel is widely considered to be one of the most disliked characters in the war genre, whether that be in film or television. David…

Was the Allied Bombing of Dresden a War Crime or Wartime Necessity?

June Steele
Aerial view of the ruins of Dresden

The Bombing of Dresden, Germany stands as one of the most controversial events of the Second World War and is a stark symbol of the…

An Earache Saved Paul Newman From Certain Death During the Battle of Okinawa

USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) at sea + Military portrait of Paul Newman

When thinking of the biggest names of Vintage Hollywood, it’s likely Paul Newman comes to mind. The actor, philanthropist and auto racer starred in some…

Battle of Iwo Jima: One of the Bloodiest Battles in US Marine Corps History

June Steele
US Marines landing on Iwo Jima

As dawn broke on February 19, 1945, a small volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean became the stage for one of World War II’s most…

320th Barrage Balloon Battalion: The Only African-American Unit to Storm Normandy on D-Day

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Ships anchored off the coast of Omaha Beach, while barrage balloons float overhead

“The conventional wisdom of D-Day is that there were no Black soldiers who landed on those beaches, but the truth is that there were almost…