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World War II



  • America Has a History of Pandemic Denial

    by Joseph Loconte

    Donald Trump wasn't the first president to misunderestimate a national threat. Franklin Roosevelt played his part in the collective denial and dishonesty of the age—until the "ideology of fascism" contagion came knocking.



  • How to Survive the Blitz

    Five lessons from 1940s Britain about national resilience and social solidarity during a crisis.



  • It Doesn’t Have to Be a War

    by Tim Barker

    The Trump administration appears ready to invoke the Defense Production Act to speed manufacture of essential goods like face masks. What if we didn’t have to resort to the analog of war?



  • The Mission to Hunt Nazis Has Become a Race Against Time

    The latest target was a 94-year-old man in Tennessee said to have been a guard at a concentration camp in Germany. “These people are old, and they’re dying,” a prosecutor said of the cases’ urgency.