Roy Vickerman returned from the war suffering from PTSD and 'wanted to be alone'
Officials insisted Lieutenant Bertram Arthur James's detention was 'in no way comparable' to being held in a death camp
When she called the British embassy in Warsaw, a diplomat refused to believe her story
The Führer’s forlorn but formative years following the First World War will be revealed
In the Second World War, Allied leaders planned for the post-war world – a ‘United Nations’ – years before the conflict ended. We must do the same for the Middle East.
Mamula fort was used by Mussolini's fascist forces in the Second World War
The 1,948 page edition of the Nazi leader's political manifesto was produced to expose his lies after the copyright expired
When Jeff Lyons came across veteran Robbie Clark’s story in The Independent, he thought immediately of his late father
Staff were evacuated from the area as a precaution while experts attempted to identify it
Churchill joins the Magna Carta and the Bayeux Tapestry on a UN list of humanity’s most important records
The bomb was moved to to open waters off Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight to be detonated
During her time at Leipzig-Schönefeld, Fela Herling did everything in her power to hide her pregnancy
What if the Allies had lost? With two new series looming, ‘counterfactualism’ is a rich seam for TV drama. But is it about the zeitgeist or the uniforms?
A new book and exhibition focus on women’s lives in the Second World War through the photography of Lee Miller
A disturbing study captures the voices of ordinary Germans during the war
This week marked the 76th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland and the beginning of the Second World War