A German court convicted a 97-year-old woman of being an accessory to murder as a secretary to the commander of a World War II concentration camp. She was given a 2-year suspended sentence.
There is significant radioactive contamination at an elementary school in suburban St. Louis where nuclear weapons were produced during World War II, according to a new report.
To control inflation during WWII, the U.S. government resorted to wide-ranging price controls. Their unintended consequences might explain why today's policymakers are reluctant to try it again.
On National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Robert Madison, a 97-year-old World War II veteran, recalls his time in battle. He fought in the then-segregated Army as an intelligence officer.
In Auburn, Maine, three best friends — Dorothy, Dorothy and Dorothy — celebrate their 100th birthdays and reminisce about their long friendship.
The United Service Organizations aims to bring the comforts of home to armed forces around the world as well as help civilians understand more about modern military life.
Many Americans may have forgotten that Veterans Day began as a commemoration of World War I veterans. NPR's Kathleen Rushlow remembers her grandfather, who served in the 12th Machine Gun Battalion.
Thirty miles from Washington, D.C., lies one of the largest collections of shipwrecks in the world. Now, these WWI-era vessels are attracting tourists and federal investment.
Begaye was one of hundreds of Navajos recruited to develop a miltary code based on their native language during World War II.
After decades, a Connecticut man found his grandfather's grave in the Netherlands, and the Dutch family members that were the grave's volunteer caretakers.