05:51 PM EDT 03/02/2015
World War II
Originally posted 02/26/2015 01:40PM
While in between shows on her European tour, Katy Perry paid a visit to concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:15PM
In 2008, Jennifer Teege was strolling around a library in her native Germany for books on the depression she'd been struggling with when she spotted a cover photograph that looked strangely familiar: her biological mother.
Originally posted 01/27/2015 03:30PM
They returned, wearing their blue and white stripes as badges of courage. And resilience. And resolve.
On Anniversary of Auschwitz's Liberation, 90-Year-Old Survivor Remembers Living Through the Gas Chamber
Originally posted 01/27/2015 06:50AM
Originally posted 07/30/2014 06:15PM
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Originally posted 06/18/2014 12:20PM
The Duchess of Cambridge got an insight into her family history when she met a woman who worked alongside her grandmother at a World War II code-breaking center.
Originally posted 05/22/2014 02:25PM
In 1938, British stockbroker Nicholas Winton spent a short vacation in Prague saving hundreds of Jewish children from the upcoming Nazi invasion. Seventy-six years later, the remaining "Nicky's Children" and their descendants helped Winton celebrate his 105th birthday.
Winton made his fateful journey on a whim. Germany had recently annexed the Sudetenland, forcing many Jewish families to flee into the Czechoslovakian capital, and he feared what would happen to the refugees if the Nazis took over the rest of the country.
Originally posted 05/19/2014 02:30PM
"So I decided to put it off for a little bit," he told FOX19. "And that became 70 years."
Originally posted 03/10/2014 10:35AM
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries Band of Brothers, has died. He was 90.
Originally posted 12/13/2013 06:00PM
The lives of Richard Overton and Elmer Hill bear so many similarities – they're both 107-year-old black men from Texas who served in the Pacific during World War II – that it's a shock their paths never crossed over the years.
Now, thanks to one Austin eldercare facility, the two men, thought to be America's oldest veterans, have met for the first time.
At an event sponsored by Emeritus Senior Living, where Hill lives, the pair swapped memories and made various quips about their advanced age.
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