The Astounding Story Of Alexey Maresyev, The Soviet Fighter Pilot That The Nazis Simply Couldn’t Kill
After being shot down and surviving 18 days in the wilderness, Alexey Petrovich Maresyev miraculously returned to the skies to take on the Nazis — despite losing both of his legs.
The Story Of Vera Atkins, The Fearless British Spymaster Who Inspired James Bond’s Moneypenny
Throughout World War II, Vera Atkins recruited and trained hundreds of secret agents to fight the Nazis for Britain’s covert Special Operations Executive.
The Incredible Story Of Lachhiman Gurung, The One-Handed Hero Of World War II
A Nepalese Gurkha soldier who fought for Britain, Lachhiman Gurung fended off 200 Japanese soldiers in May 1945 — after losing his right hand to a grenade blast.
The True Story Of Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, The Nazi Diplomat Who Saved Almost All Of Denmark’s Jews From The Holocaust
Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz was a German attaché serving in Copenhagen who sprang into action in 1943 to warn the country's 7,800 Jews of the Nazis' imminent plans to ship them off to concentration camps.
How Charles Coward Rescued Jewish Prisoners From The Nazis And Became Known As ‘The Count Of Auschwitz’
After being captured by the Germans in 1940, Charles Coward spent the rest of World War II as a POW — but still saved hundreds of Jewish prisoners from Auschwitz.
Inside The Dieppe Raid, The Catastrophic Invasion Of France That Helped The Allies Plan For D-Day
On August 19, 1942, British and Canadian troops launched the Dieppe raid in hopes of taking a German-occupied port in northern France — but the results were calamitous.
How The Nazis’ ‘Invincible’ Bismarck Battleship Sunk Just Eight Days Into Its Maiden Mission
The German battleship Bismarck was the most formidable warship in Europe. But on May 27, 1941, the combined effects of torpedo damage and scuttling left it at the bottom of the Atlantic.