Following the war, the South African authorities were anxious to charge known war criminals, traitors and collaborators. But nothing came of it.
Colonial powers framed secessionism as a threat to state-building and not as an expression of self-determination
Avenues of Honour were planted to remind us of the sacrifice and suffering of our servicemen and women. But as the years wore on, many declined or disappeared.
What began in the 1940s as a revolutionary army created to liberate Myanmar from British colonial rule soon turned repressive. The country has been a military dictatorship on and off since 1962.
The Post's editor, Arthur Mann, withstood extreme pressure to fall in with orthodox political thinking over appeasement with Nazi Germany.
Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
The escalation of the liberation wars across the subcontinent had an important impact on the beer industry.
Their crucial contribution to anti-appeasement remains unrecognised, but LGBT+ History Month provides an ideal opportunity to acknowledge this brave group of MPs.
What might the past offer us at this moment, and how will future generations reflect on this year? How will this present become the future’s past?
The study of the Holocaust, as the ultimate example of genocide, allows teachers to raise the universal message of human rights abuses and mass violence.
In the early days of the second world war, a Nazi propagandist broadcasting to England built up a large following.
Good Europeans are not always where you expect to find them.
Some of our coastal defences are in desperate need of preservation and could be transformed into tourist attractions.
Despite rationing and the Blitz, Christmas on the domestic front in 1940 was cheerful and optimistic.
President Joe Biden's nomination of a recently retired general to lead the Pentagon required an exception to federal law.
When the honour of Australia’s revered soldiers is questioned, so, too, is the national self-image. But war is an ugly business, and we pay a price for tethering it so tightly to our identity.
During the second world war, people found solace in the formulaic narratives of historical romances and during the pandemic they could once again provide readers comfort.
Press secretary George Steward had clandestine meetings with Nazi officials as he worked for appeasement with Germany before the second world war.
It's time for a new accord, with a summit led by First Nations people, bringing disparate groups together to help heal the nation and the land.
There are 45 million Americans of German ancestry. They gave Donald Trump his winning margin in 2016. Will they do it again?