Book Excerpt: Exploring the Emotional Fallout of WWII in ‘All Ships Follow Me’

The seemingly uncomplicated good vs. evil narrative and the complexity of subsequent conflicts, coupled with boomer nostalgia, has allowed modern viewers and readers to view WWII through rather rose-colored glasses; it was “the last good war” we’re told. But in this instance, “good” does quite a bit of heavy lifting. All Ships Follow Me: A […]

Trump mocks France’s WWII record in continued threat of NATO pullout

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump mocked France’s record in World War I and II in a Tuesday morning tweet that again waved the idea of the US pulling out of, or modifying its relationship to NATO. French President Emmanuel Macron has long pushed for a European army separate from NATO, and recently said that army […]

'Sleep with me, I’ll make you a Baroness’: Lib Dem peer faces ‘longest suspension since WWII’

A Lib Dem peer is facing a near-four-year ban from the House of Lords, after a report by Parliament’s Commissioner for Standards revealed allegations that he propositioned a woman with “corrupt inducements to sleep with him.” Lord Lester of Herne Hill, 82, who has resigned as the Liberal Democrat’s human rights spokesperson and was suspended […]

Film unearthed from WWII trench reveals faces of Soviet fighters who battled against Nazis (VIDEO)

A photo from a Leica camera, which spent 77 years buried in a WWII trench near Russia’s southern city of Rostov-on-Don, has been restored by researchers, revealing a stunning image of volunteers fighting Nazis. A team of amateur archeologists, devoted to recovering remains and artifacts from WWII sites, made the discovery when they unearthed the […]

WWII relics & cutting-edge US drones: Spoils of Syrian war displayed in Russia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Weaponry captured from militants during the anti-terrorism campaign in Syria has been put on display in Russia. RT highlights the most peculiar trophies, which range from WWII relics to modern drones, used by US special ops. The weapons have been put on display at the Army-2018 forum, which is being held outside Moscow near the […]

Colin Farrell and Mel Gibson Will Become ‘War Pigs’ in WWII Action Film

A new World War II revenge thriller is in the works, and as is seemingly the new normal these days, any time a new war project is announced, Mel Gibson‘s name bounces around the fringes. The actor/director, who was recently nominated for an Oscar for Hacksaw Ridge and is now lining up a new war movie […]

‘It was ethnic cleansing’: Polish president says Kiev must admit to massacre of Poles in WWII

Kiev must acknowledge the mass killing of Poles by Ukrainian nationalists in the 1940s for what it is – ethnic cleansing – Polish President Andrzej Duda said after reportedly snubbing an invitation for a joint commemoration. On Sunday, Duda visited Ukraine to mark the 75th anniversary of the Volhynia massacres, the mass killing of civilians […]

America’s oldest living WWII veteran just turned 112 — and he smokes 12 cigars a day

America’s oldest World War II veteran, and the oldest man in America, turned 112 years old on Friday. Richard Overton is an Army veteran who served in the South Pacific, including Guam and Iwo Jima.  Overton still smokes 12 cigars, drinks multiple cups of coffee and even whiskey and coke every day.  He smokes cigars, […]

Mel Gibson is Directing a WWII Thriller Called ‘Destroyer’, May Co-Star in ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’

In 2006, actor/director Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence and went on a now-infamous rant using anti-Semitic, racist, and sexist comments. After apologizing and spending the next decade in director’s jail, he made a comeback with 2016’s Oscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge and has eased his way back into the Hollywood limelight. Now his […]

British WWII bomb forces 26,000 to evacuate in Germany

A 1.8-ton British bomb left over from the Second World War forced more than 26,000 people to leave their homes in the western German city of Paderborn on Sunday. Buildings within a 1.5km (0.93-mile) radius of the bomb were evacuated while it was being removed, as well as two hospitals, several homes for the elderly, […]