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A composite image showing Albert Einstein around 1939 and nuclear explosion in French Polynesia in October 1971.

Albert Einstein wrote to the US pleading with the government to build an atomic bomb 80 years ago. Here’s what he said.

Albert Einstein wrote to President Franklin D. Roosevelt warning that Nazi Germany might be creating "extremely powerful bombs of a new type."
Company E, was one of the first divisions to land on the beach during the Normandy invasion.

5 legendary speeches delivered on D-Day’s blood-stained battlefields and beyond over 75 years

"Whenever the world makes you cynical, stop and think of these men. Whenever you lose hope, stop and think of these men."
Verena Bahlsen, the heiress of the German biscuit empire Bahlsen, at a press dinner in Berlin in March 2019. She has apologized for "thoughtless responses" over forced laborers and socialism.

25-year-old German cookie heiress apologizes for downplaying family history with Nazi forced labor on grounds that ‘we treated them well’

"We paid the forced laborers exactly as much as German workers and we treated them well," Verena Bahlsen said in comments published by Bild this week.
Jakiw Palij was deported from the U.S. on Monday for his work as a guard at a Nazi death camp during World War II.

The Nazi guard the US deported probably won’t be prosecuted in Germany

A German official told CNN Wednesday that former Nazi guard, Jakiw Palij, 95, will likely not be prosecuted now that he's been deported from the US to Germany, since there's no evidence he killed anyone.

A year before D-Day, Allied forces made their first thrust into the ‘soft underbelly of Europe’ — here’s how Operation Husky p...

The July 1943 invasion of Sicily was the Allies' first thrust into Europe and set the stage for future landings around the continent, especially the D-Day invasion of Normandy nearly a year later. The operation was led by some of the war's most storied Allied commanders.