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World War II

Moving reunion: Holocaust survivor meets his nephew for the first time (VIDEO)

He thought that his whole family had died in WWII, but someone else had escaped ...

Michael I, former king of Romania dies at 96

One of the last surviving WWII leaders who fought communism and fascism his entire life

A powerful exhortation from FDR in a WWII Bible given to soldiers

Roosevelt encouraged his soldiers to read the Bible and find strength in its pages.

The Jewish plumber who interrupted a 20,000-person Nazi rally in NYC

A recently released film shows the 26-year-old storming the stage at Madison Square Garden.

Witold Pilecki: The man who volunteered to be imprisoned at Auschwitz

Leaving behind everything he loved on earth, he "entered something seemingly no longer of it.”

3 Incredible acts of forgiveness from a survivor of Mengele’s twin experiments

Eva Mozes has been heavily criticized for forgiving what others find unforgivable, but she doesn't regret it.

How two Polish doctors outsmarted the Nazis by engineering a fake typhus outbreak

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is searching for survivors or their relatives to document this incredible story

Good shepherds in a time of war: Catholic priests of the Warsaw Uprising

Mentioning but a few of them should be a tribute to all priests who shared the same fate as both the fighting soldiers and the civilian population.

Auschwitz survivor and her rescuer celebrate 70 years of marriage

This Holocaust survivor married the soldier who rescued her, and they spent over 7 decades together.

Auschwitz museum’s artifacts to go on international tour

Reminders of the Nazi regime's "biggest crime of the 20th century" go on tour for first time.