World War II

Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility.   (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Seek to End Benefits to Former Nazis

Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States.

10/24/2014

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World War II Planes Fly Over D.C.

Twenty-four World War II-era airplanes flew over Washington in honor of Disabled American Veterans.

10/12/2014

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Antique Planes Fly Over Arlington Landmarks To Honor Veterans

Antique planes — World War II North American T-6 Texans to be exact — will fly over the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery Friday in honor of the non-profit group Disabled American Veterans.

10/10/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Soldier Lost in WWII Being Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

An Army private who went missing in World War II is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains were recovered seven decades later.

09/12/2014

Report: US Trained Alaskans As Secret 'Stay-Behind Agents' Against Russian Invasion File photo of the Iditarod race. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: US Trained Alaskans As Secret ‘Stay-Behind Agents’ Against Russian Invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) – Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a […]

08/31/2014

Pages from the diary of German Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg are displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 17, 2013. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Holocaust Museum Opens UN Archive on WWII Crimes

From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files — files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their entirety by the public.

07/17/2014

Pages from the diary of German Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg are displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 17, 2013. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Holocaust Museum Opens U.N. Archive on WWII War Crimes

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has obtained a full copy of the U.N. War Crimes Commission archive that has largely been locked away for the past 70 years under restricted access at the United Nations.

07/17/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany during World War II and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Feinstein Compares Immigrant Children To Jews Fleeing Nazi Germany

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today.

07/10/2014

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89-Year-Old U.S. Man Held on Nazi Death Camp Charges

An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children while he was a guard at the Auschwitz death camp.

06/18/2014

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