After seven years of painstaking restoration the finishing touches are going on an old World War II bomber near Auckland.
Japan marked the 67th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack with a ceremony Monday.
It was discovered a week ago by construction workers who accidentally pierced the explosive with their back hoe.
A treasure hunter says he has located the wreck of a British merchant ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off Cape Cod during World War II.
For 67 years, a message from Nazi-occupied France remained hidden in a secret drawer of a desk that belonged to France's 18th century King Louis XV.
Christian Bale found filming his new movie The Flowers of War "exhausting" after witnessing his female co-stars portraying downtrodden prostitutes.
A Belgian nurse who saved the lives of hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II has been given a US award for valour - 67 years late.
A massive British World War II-era bomb that triggered the evacuation of about half of the 107,000 residents of Germany's western city of Koblenz has successfully been defused, authorities said.
Hundreds of skeletons have been exhumed from a Nazi-era graveyard suspected of holding mentally or physically disabled victims of mass killings and many had bones apparently broken by hospital personnel.
It seems as if violence is everywhere, but it's really on the run.
The wreckage of a Royal Australian Air Force Spitfire and the skeletal remains of the pilot have been unearthed by amateur aviation historians.
A Nazi tunnel in Poland built using forced labour has been opened for the first time since the Second World War.
An epic French documentary about the Holocaust, dubbed into Farsi, is to be broadcast on a satellite channel in Iran as part of a campaign to promote understanding between Jews and Muslims and to fight Holocaust denial.
Ed Chlapowski, the man who notified the world that Pearl Harbor was being bombed by the Japanese, has died at 88.
The morning of December 7, 1941, Yeoman 2nd Class Durrell Conner was wrapping Christmas presents aboard the USS California when he heard a commotion.
France's state-run railroad has for the first time expressed "sorrow and regret" for its role in the deportation of Jews during World War II.
British tea planter Gyles Mackrell organised one of the most remarkable rescue missions during World War II - by using elephants when nothing else would do.
Buried deep in Eileen Nearne's secret World War II file, released today by the National Archives, is the secrecy agreement she signed on September 4, 1942. It was a commitment she honoured until her death last month at the age of 89.
Two mass graves that may hold the remains of up to 2,000 Japanese soldiers have been discovered on the island of Iwo Jima, one of the bloodiest and most iconic battlesites of World War II.
A London subway station used as a shelter during World War II bombing raids is opening to the public to mark the 70th anniversary of the Blitz.
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