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World War II

‘Dunkirk’ may be Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece of mounting apprehension

This is not a story that requires a lot of exposition; it’s enough to simply watch the horror play out on the actors' faces as time runs down.

Pope recognizes heroism of cardinal who organized a rescue network to save Jews

Elia Dalla Costa had the help of the winner of the Tour de France, Gino Bartali.

The world’s most famous diary turns 75

Anne Frank's first entry in her treasured birthday gift was dated June 14, 1942.

On the road to sainthood: Family of 9 murdered for hiding Jews in Poland

The beatification process is underway for the entire Ulma family of nine.

The Polish priest whose “House of Life” saved a thousand Jewish lives

Once known for his anti-Semitic sentiments, Fr. Marceli Godlewski helped the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto when it mattered most.

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt asked the country to join him in prayer

The president asked the American people to join him in prayer following the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.

D-Day, 73 years ago today

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2017

Rare color film of Jewish quarter in Warsaw just before Nazi invasion

Footage of everyday life was shot by a Chicago pediatrician touring Europe in 1939.

How could ordinary men be capable of such evil? The last Nazi prosecutor has the answer

Former Nuremberg prosecutor Ben Ferencz explains how the Holocaust was possible.

Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl makes surprising comment about happiness (VIDEO)

Self-transendance is what actually gives us meaning, according to the famous psychologist and author.

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