The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Behind the Bomb tells the story of the women working on Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where uranium was enriched and then shipped to Los Alamos for use in the first … Read More
PhotosNormandie is an amazing collection of over 3000 photos from the Normandy invasion that are available to use royalty-free. I’ve only just started browsing but a lot of them I have never seen before. Captions in French, but you should … Read More
It’s possible that the WWII message recently found attached to a pigeon may be impossible to decode. If it was encoded using a one-time pad, which is known only to the sender and receiver and is destroyed immediately, there’s no … Read More
David Martin was renovating his home in England when he found the skeleton of a WWII carrier pigeon in his chimney with a coded message still attached to its leg. It’s assumed the pigeon was either on its way to … Read More
The City of Ruins is a “digital stereoscopic reconstruction of Warsaw destroyed during World War II.” Although you have to actually go to the Warsaw Rising Museum to see the film you can view the trailer and see how they … Read More
I can’t say if it’s truly “America’s best”, but the green chile cheeseburger at the Owl Bar is certainly the most historic.
The Atlantic shows you why the Brits think about World War II a lot differently than Americans do. It’s hard to imagine today how close Britain was to being lost to the Nazis. Had that happened, it’s unlikely the war … Read More
On this day in 1944, 150,000 troops from the US, England,and Canada landed on the beaches of Normandy in France. Code-named D-Day, it was the beginning of the end of the Nazi occupation of Western Europe. Most of those who … Read More