Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
The Treaty of Versailles is often named as the main cause of World War II. But this is an overly simple explanation.
We can learn a lot about our past from fictional stories. In 'What is Left the Daughter,' author Howard Norman presents a cautionary tale from the Second World War of xenophobia and prejudice.
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the University of Saskatchewan will be dedicating a memorial bench on the university campus.
After the killing of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a scholar explains why this hate crime reminds her of the political climate between the two world wars in the US.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Scientists studying the atmosphere found help in an unlikely place – the aerial bombing campaigns of World War Two.
Best known these days as the presenter of It'll Be Alright on the Night, Norden was one of a generation of entertainers who got their start in uniform.
Both before, during and after conflict, wars have shaped the creation of welfare states.
The Soviet programme of building war memorials in Eastern Bloc countries was a bid to win the hearts and minds of future generations.
Nazi, fascist, ultra right-wing - these terms seem to be bandied about a lot these days. But what do they really mean?
When black American troops stationed in an English town faced off against white US Army military police.
During World War II, many Anglo-Italians who had come to the UK as economic migrants, were interned as 'enemy aliens' – and some deported.
As the England World Cup team get set to debut in Volgograd it's apt to reflect on an Anglo-Russian relationship that has endured tumultuous political times.
For 30 years, it’s been the best-selling vehicle in the US.
During the war, few Americans actually saw the 'Rosie the Riveter' poster that's become a cultural icon.
The science behind the famous World War II attack masterminded by Barnes Wallis.
Australian scientist Mark Oliphant helped push the development of nuclear weapons during World War II but later riled at US attempts to keep the UK and others out of the nuclear arms race.
Gina Haspel is in hot water over the CIA's use of 'enhanced interrogation techniques'. And in decades past, the US imprisoned people for using the same methods.