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Disease-Ridden Teeth Belonged To Hitler, Scientists Confirm

Disease-Ridden Teeth Belonged To Hitler, Scientists Confirm

The teeth also suggest that Hitler was a vegetarian, another rumor that circled after his death.
This Week In History News, May 13 – 19

This Week In History News, May 13 – 19

Earliest human virus uncovered, Stone age artifacts rewrite history books, oldest U.S. WWII vet turns 112.
The Nazis’ Schwerer Gustav, The Biggest Gun Ever Built

The Nazis’ Schwerer Gustav, The Biggest Gun Ever Built

The monstrous Schwerer Gustav was deployed in the Soviet Union during the Battle of Sevastopol.
With 242 Kills In Four Months, This Soviet Sniper Was A Nazi-Killing Machine

With 242 Kills In Four Months, This Soviet Sniper Was A Nazi-Killing Machine

Vasily Zaytsev was one of Russia's most skilled marksmen, and was immortalized in "Enemy at the Gates."
William Patrick Hitler, Nephew Of Adolf And U.S. Navy WWII Veteran

William Patrick Hitler, Nephew Of Adolf And U.S. Navy WWII Veteran

The relationship between Adolf Hitler and his nephew didn't end well. Hiter took advantage, blackmailed, and disowned his relative. William Patrick Hitler, that is.
Hidden Pages In Anne Frank’s Diary Revealed — And They’re Filled With Sex Talk And Dirty Jokes

Hidden Pages In Anne Frank’s Diary Revealed — And They’re Filled With Sex Talk And Dirty Jokes

She covered these pages over with adhesive paper, and now we know why.
National Park Should Refer To Atomic Bombings As War Crimes, Say Some Japanese

National Park Should Refer To Atomic Bombings As War Crimes, Say Some Japanese

Japanese nationalists want the Manhattan Project National Historical Park to recognize the humanitarian consequences of the atomic bomb's development.
33 Facts About Adolf Hitler That Reveal The Man Behind The Monster

33 Facts About Adolf Hitler That Reveal The Man Behind The Monster

From his secret cocaine addiction to his intense cat phobia, these Hitler facts expose everything you never knew about history's most infamous villain.
“Heaven Shakers”: The Japanese Kamikaze Torpedoes Of WWII

“Heaven Shakers”: The Japanese Kamikaze Torpedoes Of WWII

The Kaiten was not only a weapon of destruction but a symbol of the strength of the Japanese pilots' spirit.
Richard Overton, America’s Oldest World War II Vet Is 112 And Still Smoking And Drinking

Richard Overton, America’s Oldest World War II Vet Is 112 And Still Smoking And Drinking

Richard Overton's advice on living a long life? Cigars, whiskey, and just don't die.
How The Disfigured “Hiroshima Maidens” Got A New Lease On Life

How The Disfigured “Hiroshima Maidens” Got A New Lease On Life

When the "Hiroshima Maidens" disfigured by the atomic bombing thought their lives were over, Japan and the U.S. united to give them a second chance.