World War II
Polish authorities say they will seek the arrest and extradition of a US citizen suspected of committing crimes against humanity during the Second World War.
A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.
Around 50 residents of an affluent London neighbourhood have been evacuated after construction workers uncovered an unexploded World War Two bomb.
Beneath a vast expanse of sand on the Danish coast lie thousands of deadly land mines.
An unexploded World War Two bomb was safely defused on Sunday after one of Greece’s biggest peacetime evacuations.
Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.
They were born on different continents more than three quarters of a century apart but are united by one common thread – escaping war.
Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.
From beyond the grave the harrowing stories of the Holocaust are being told.
Clare Hollingworth, who was the first to report on the outbreak of WW2, dies in Hong Kong
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Pearl Harbor, offers his "everlasting condolences" to the victims of the 1941 attack on the US naval base
Ahead of his landmark visit to the site of the Pearl Harbor bombing on Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stopped at several memorials in Hawaii.
It was at 7:55 am local time on December 7, 1941 that Japanese planes launched a surprise and devastating attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
54,000 people were evacuated from the city of Augsburg, southern Germany, after construction workers discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on Christmas…
Americans across the country have commemorated the December 7th 1941 attack on the military base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
Alliance" WWII romance that looks for on-screen chemistry between Pitt and Cotillard.
More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…
Ukraine has hosted memorial services to remember those massacred 75 years ago at the Babi Yar ravine.
Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.
Hubert Zafke, a former SS medic accused of assisting in the killing of thousands in the Auschwitz death camp has gone on trial in Germany at the fourth attempt.
The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.