Russia May Slap Germany With A $4.5 Trillion Lawsuit For Nazi Atrocities

A workgroup is being set up by deputies of Russia's parliament to calculate the damage that Nazi Germany inflicted upon the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Initial estimates place the figure between $3.43 to $4.56 trillion dollars — but good luck getting Germany to pay. » 2/03/15 11:40am 2/03/15 11:40am

Whoa, Driving Around In Nazi Germany Was Super Intense

Archivists at the Library of Congress recently discovered a "Nazi Driver Education Film." It shows German society just a few years before the war, along with the rather bizarre — and frightening — driving culture of the times. » 10/10/14 9:10am 10/10/14 9:10am

The 8 Worst Mistakes Made by the Axis During World War II

The three major Axis powers — Germany, Japan, and Italy — committed a host of catastrophic errors during the war. But some of these miscalculations were considerably worse than others. Here are the most significant blunders made by the Axis during WWII. » 2/03/14 10:09am 2/03/14 10:09am

Archaeologists Find Sunken Nazi Sub in Indonesia with 17 Skeletons

Indonesian researchers have just discovered the remnants of a torpedoed Nazi sub off the main island of Java just west of Indonesia. It's the first time a German submarine has been found in the area — a discovery that's giving historians new clues about what went on in the region during the war. » 11/22/13 10:15am 11/22/13 10:15am

One of history's most notorious Nazis is buried in a Jewish cemetery

He was head of Nazi Germany's dreaded Gestapo and a pivotal figure in the orchestrated murder of more than a million Jews during the Holocaust. Heinrich Müller was last seen in Hitler's bunker in 1945, his ultimate fate unknown. But a historian is now saying he was buried in a Jewish cemetery in central Berlin. » 11/01/13 12:40pm 11/01/13 12:40pm

This Nazi Christmas party must have been the worst ever

December 1941 was not a good time for Adolf Hitler — and you can see it on his face in these remarkable color photos taken by his official photographer, Hugo Jaeger. The war was supposed to have been over by this point — but the Russian campaign was turning into a fiasco and the Americans had now entered into the… » 12/20/12 1:37pm 12/20/12 1:37pm

Hitler’s forgotten attempt to build the world’s largest Olympic stadium

On September 7, 1937, German construction workers laid the cornerstone for what was to become the world's largest stadium — one that would hold over 400,000 spectators. Designed by Hitler's close adviser Albert Speer, the monumental structure drew as much inspiration from the Greek Panathenaic Stadium of Athens as it… » 11/20/12 11:50am 11/20/12 11:50am