The Supersonic Nazi Rocket Concept Designed to Bomb Any City in 1 Hour

When WWII ended, American engineers examined a trove of Nazi concepts for rocket-powered weapons and airplanes. One of the most terrifying was Eugen Sänger's antipodal bomber, a manned supersonic plane designed to reach any city on Earth in one hour. Thank heavens it never worked. » 8/09/14 5:09pm 8/09/14 5:09pm

Unseen Photos From The Battle Of The Bulge Found In Foxhole [Updated]

In December of 1944, the Nazis launched a massive assault against Allied forces on the Western Front. Among the 89,000 US casualties was a solider who left his camera behind in the foxhole where he was taking refuge. Now, 70 years later, the camera — and the photos in it — have been recovered. » 7/04/14 6:00pm 7/04/14 6:00pm

WWII Propaganda Billboards From The United States' Secret Atomic City

During the 1940s, the denizens of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, worked for the Manhattan Project, developing atomic weapons in their government-owned city. They went about their daily lives in the shadows of billboards exhorting them not only to support the war effort, but also to keep quiet about their jobs. » 4/24/14 10:30am 4/24/14 10:30am

Captain America: The First Interventionist

Captain America introduced himself to Americans by punching Adolf Hitler in the face on the cover of Captain America Comics #1. While this is something the vast majority of people would applaud in this day and age, Timely Comics, the predecessor to Marvel Comics, debuted Captain America in early 1941, when the U.S.… » 1/02/14 5:29pm 1/02/14 5:29pm