The destruction of The Wall was a key symbolic act at the center of a much wider drama.
Zygmunt Nagorski served in the Polish army that fought Hitler’s invasion in 1939. Time and again throughout the war, he survived, even as he lost family and friends.
Before America’s entry into WWII, the country was divided on the question of intervention, but not for want of trying on the part of FDR and the nation’s foreign correspondents.
Hitler’s litany of disastrous mistakes in 1941 made it possible for the Allies to survive his country’s initial military successes and launch an audacious operation like D-Day.
A united Germany might not have emerged at all without the consummate skill that the late president displayed.
The author of ‘Hitlerland’ looks at the way Americans in Germany viewed the long brutal night that marked a turning point on the road to the Holocaust.
The truth behind the Israelis’ 1960 kidnapping of Adolf Eichmann, “the architect of the Holocaust,” is stranger than the fiction in the new film “Operation Finale.”
His novels earned him exile from Russia, and then he was welcomed back, but Voinovich was always a thorn in the side of the powerful.
Fictional versions of real life like ‘The Crown’ manage to be both entertaining and accurate, but too many miniseries, films, and novels play fast and loose with facts.
In the 16 years he served as Germany's Chancellor, Helmut Kohl notched historic achievements while consistently outwitting those who underestimated him.