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Nazi Germany

The origins of today’s vast intelligence apparatus can be traced in part to the forgotten efforts of librarians and archivists to gather information during World War II

An unlikely band of American librarians and archivists mobilized during World War II in a forgotten war effort centered on books and documents. Read more >>

Little-known information about the dirigible's final moments

In 1937 I was a nine-year-old living on the fifth floor of a six-story walkup in the Bronx. One warm day I went to open the kitchen window and I heard a great deal of noise from the street below. When I looked down, I saw a crowd of people staring up at the sky and pointing. Read more >>

DID A COMPANY AND A MACHINE SPAWN EVIL?

Outgunned by the Nazi raider, the Stephen Hopkins could have struck her colors. Instead she elected to fight

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