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A sunken WWII-era Japanese 'mega sub' has been found near Hawaii

Researchers diving off the coast of Hawaii have found a sunken 400-foot (122 meter) "Sen-Toku" class submarine. One of the largest pre-nuclear subs ever built, the "mega sub" was torpedoed by the U.S. shortly after the Second World War to prevent the Soviet Union from getting their hands on the super-advanced… » 12/04/13 4:51pm 12/04/13 4:51pm

Check out these unpublished color photos of World War II American bomber crews

Shortly after the 1942 deployment of the U.S. Eighth Air Force in Britain, LIFE Magazine sent Margaret Bourke-White to spend time with the now legendary VIII Bomber Command. During her assignment, she managed to snap a series of color photographs, many of which never actually made it to her feature article. Over 70… » 3/07/13 9:20am 3/07/13 9:20am

Why the Holocaust was even worse than we thought

As if we needed any more reminders as to the extent of Nazi brutality during the Second World War, a new study is showing that there's still lots to learn about the Holocaust. In a project that took nearly 13 years to complete, historians Geoffrey Megargee and Martin Dean have catalogued some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and… » 3/04/13 8:20am 3/04/13 8:20am

The extraordinarily surreal World War II editorial cartoons of Dr. Seuss

For those of you who grew up with such classics as Green Eggs and Ham and Horton Hears A Who, these World War II editorial cartoons by Theodor Geisel may take you by surprise. This wasn't a dalliance for Seuss either — the illustrator was a prolific newspaper contributor during the early 1940s. » 5/30/12 8:25am 5/30/12 8:25am

And now, Frankenstein dogfighting Nazis over London in 1941

And he's in a downright terrible mood. For the final issue of the military comic Men of War, DC Comics has tapped both present and future Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. writers Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt for the story of a one "Project Green Man." Courtesy of DC, here's an exclusive sneak peek at the craziness. » 3/28/12 1:10pm 3/28/12 1:10pm