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Check out these unpublished color photos of World War II American…

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