Dig into the details of the ancient Olympics and you find a lot of misinformation, but also a surprising amount in common with the modern games.
Adolf Hitler and his entourage take a stroll in Paris on June 23, 1940.
German Federal Archives/Wikimedia Commons
One publisher spent over 40 years trying to profit off Hitler’s hateful tome.
In memoriam: Holocaust monument on the banks of the Danube in Budapest.
Neil via Flickr
It's not just a nation's memory of itself, but what it does to citizens who disagree that reveals its ethical compass.
Assertions that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust are nothing new – and nothing to do with historical fact.
X rarely marks the spot, but that doesn’t mean treasure hunters should lose hope.
People love a lost treasure story. Whether it's a Rembrandt in the attic, sunken loot or an entire missing reef, part of us wants to believe there's riches just around the corner.
Posters advertise the dramatization of Sinclair Lewis’ ‘It Can’t Happen Here.’
Sinclair Lewis' 1935 novel 'It Can't Happen Here,' which described the rise of an American dictator, was turned into a play seen by over 500,000 people.
Printers have been overwhelmed with orders for the first edition of the text to be published in Germany since 1945.
A toxic text – but we can learn from it…
Mein Kampf will be reprinted in Germany next year – and it could have a surprisingly positive effect.
Mimoyecques, in Calais, where Hitler built his supergun.
Hitler's plan for a weapon that would outgun the allies was doomed – but one engineer has been trying to find out how it worked.
Tony Abbott has twice compared Islamic State to the Nazis, but does that aid our understanding of terrorism and what needs to be done to defeat it?
We need to find ways of speaking about the horrific actions of Islamic State that help, not hinder, understanding of the magnitude of those crimes and what needs to be done to combat them.
The Duke of Windsor inspecting SS soldiers in 1937.
Aktuelle-Bilder-Centrale, Georg Pahl (Bild 102)
Members of the British royal family were far closer to Nazi Germany during World War II than has previously been recognise, Russian and Spanish archives suggest.
Discovering the other is in the Albert Hall?
Hitler died 70 years ago. Or did he?
The Red Baron with other members of his unit.
The idea of a war hero is still strong in the UK and in the other Allied countries. War memorials are a central feature of the regular commemoration services, Churchill is regularly rolled out in biographical…
Europe’s untouchables: the Roma and Sinti.
Gypsies, tinkers, pikeys, travellers – everyone knows the terms, not to mention the even more derogatory ones. The Roma and Sinti people have been the subject of prejudice and discrimination in Europe…