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James Doohan: The Star Trek Actor Who Took Out Two German Snipers In World War II
Before becoming the beloved engineer aboard the Starship Enterprise, Scotty was known to his World War II regiment as the "craziest pilot in the Canadian air force."
‘It Was War’: 33 Photos Of The Pearl Harbor Attack That Changed History Forever
See why the Pearl Harbor attack carried out by the Japanese against the U.S. in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 was a "date which will live in infamy."
33 Disturbing Photos Of The Second Sino-Japanese War That Reveal Why China Is World War II’s Forgotten Victim
With as many as 20 million dead, China suffered more casualties during World War II than any other country except the Soviet Union.
This Week In History News, Nov. 11 – 17
Nazi camp guard on trial at age 94, mystery of Earth's oldest natural mummy finally solved, dirty joke found on 2,000-year-old bathroom mosaic.
A Signed Photo Of Hitler Embracing A Little Jewish Girl Just Sold For Over $11,000
"Research shows that even early on, Hitler became aware of the girl's Jewish heritage but chose to ignore it."
Ivan Sidorenko: Russia’s Most Lethal WWII Sniper Who Made 500 Kills Single Handedly
Ivan Sidorenko, originally an artist, taught himself how to be a sniper for the Red Army. Turns out his true talent lay in the art of killing.
‘Nazi Grandma’ Ursula Haverbeck: The 90-Year-Old Holocaust Denier Who Tried To Skip Prison
Ursula Haverbeck denied the Holocaust ever existed. Then she defied German authorities by refusing to show up for her prison sentence.
The Marburg Files Revealed Former British King Edward VIII’s Nazi Ties – And The U.K. Tried To Cover It Up
Following his 1937 visit to Nazi Germany, many questioned the Duke of Windsor's relationship with Hitler. But the release of the Marburg Files seemed to confirm any suspicion.
Scholar Who Survived The Nazis As A Boy Killed By Pushy NYC Subway Passenger
"What I want him to do is realize what he did, to remember it and feel guilty," said Kurt Salzinger's widow. "He destroyed a person's life to rush for a train."
27 Haunting Photos That Reveal What Happened During Kristallnacht, The ‘Night Of Broken Glass’
What happened during Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," foreshadowed the Holocaust and the deaths of some 6 million European Jews.
94-Year-Old Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard Goes On Trial In Germany
Johann Rehbogen was not even 21-years-old when he served as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp. Now, more than 70 years later, he is being held accountable for his actions.