World War 2 | War History

The B-17 Flying Fortress Saw Use As An Airliner?! 12 Facts About the Iconic American Heavy Bomber

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress in flight

When asked what they think the most iconic Allied bomber of the Second World War was, the majority of historians and aircraft enthusiasts will likely…

America’s Newest National Park is a WWII-Era Japanese-American Incarceration Camp in Colorado

Aerial view of the barracks at the Granada Relocation Center

The National Park Service has announced the United States has a new national park. Officially known as the Amache National Historic Site, the location, near…

Wreckage of WWII-Era Douglas SBD Dauntless Discovered In Pacific 80 Years After It Went Missing

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless in flight

In the jungle of Papua New Guinea, a relic from the Second World War has been discovered. The artifact, a downed Douglas SBD Dauntless, went…

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…