With the war's centenary near, this is not a parlour game. Counterfactual conjecture allows us to see the conflict far more objectively.
All That Is is indeed about this, or at any rate about as much of life as we feeble humans are able to grasp.
The story of a missionary in rural Venda is a South African narrative that hasn't really been explored.
China has expressed outrage over remarks by the mayor of Osaka who said Japan's system of military brothels during World War II was "necessary".
A new exhibition focuses on the rarely mentioned Nazi regime’s persecution of homosexuals.
Authorities have evacuated parts of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after workers found an unexploded World War II bomb underground near a busy terminal.
The latest Kandahar massacre has illustrated how soldier's have hardened and how their natural 'shoot-to-miss' instinct have been stifled.
Academics say the time has come for some of the taboos surrounding Hitler's book in Germany to fall.
Fans of Joseph Heller's novel Catch-22 may be surprised to learn that the author actually enjoyed his military service during World War II.
The WWII resistance heroine, who has died aged 98, was 'a force of nature' who topped the Gestapo's most-wanted list.
The WW2 resistance heroine, who has died aged 98, was 'a force of nature' who topped the Gestapo's most-wanted list.
Russia on Wednesday marked 70 years since the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany, an event that apparently caught Stalin totally unprepared.
Serbian officials say they have located the site where a World War II royalist guerrilla was executed as a traitor by postwar communist authorities.
Hungary police evacuated thousands of people in Budapest on Tuesday where experts prepared to defuse a World War II bomb found on a construction site.
Russian historians have tracked down a mass grave on a remote front in World War II believed to contain the remains of 1 000 German and Soviet soldiers, a researcher said on Wednesday.