World war II
Ukraine Must Win and We Must Make Sure of It
America must help Ukraine for the same reasons we helped Europe defeat Nazi Germany: Their fight is our fight.
FDR's D-Day prayer: The largest mass prayer in U.S. and world history
The president knew it would take more than just a mobilization of our industrial power to beat Hitler. He hoped to harness our spiritual power as well.
As Biden visits Hiroshima, U.S. stands behind Japan's military resurgence
An official says "Japan's acquisition and development of new capabilities...contributes significantly to U.S.-Japan collective security and regional stability."
Ukraine trolls Russia's lone tank in victory parade: "All by myself"
"To the loneliest little tank in the world...best of luck!" Ukraine's Defense Ministry wrote of the armored vehicle in Moscow's Red Square Victory Day parade.
How Putin's victory parade speech changed drastically from last year
The Russian president blamed "Western globalists" for escalating the war in Ukraine, saying Ukrainians have "become hostage to the coup d'état."
How royals protected King Charles' coronation jewels during World War II
In 2018, it was revealed that the crown jewels were hidden in a top secret location during World War II.
They Proved There's More Than One Way to Fight Back Against Nazis
Today, we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, in which a group of brave Jews stood up against the German Nazi oppressors who occupied Poland in World War II.
Putin-Led WWII march in Moscow canceled amid counteroffensive fears
A pair of major patriotic Russian events are being downsized or outright canceled in certain regions due to the war with Ukraine.
The Necessity of Zionism
The displaced Jews of Europe discovered that they were stranded. The British only allowed a miniscule number of them to enter Palestine, and restrictive immigration laws kept the gates of the United States, Canada, Australia and other Western countries closed to them.
Retired U.S. colonel compares Ukraine counterattack to pivotal WWII battle
Ukrainian military leaders have indicated that they plan to launch a spring counteroffensive in the coming months.
Putin compares new NATO plans to 1930s fascist axis
Throughout the full-scale invasion, the Kremlin has been pushing the rhetoric that NATO is at "war" with Russia in Ukraine.
The West's Propaganda Machine Has Overplayed Its Hand in Ukraine
If you were looking for proof that some of our own politicians and pundits are pushing us ever closer towards a war with Russia, you found it last week when the destruction of an American drone and an arrest warrant issued for Russia's president were both presented as irrefutable grounds for increasing military assistance to Ukraine.
When These Wives Stood Up, the Nazis Backed Down
German wives refused to accept their husbands incarceration and came out in protest. Hundreds of women gathered together outside Rosenstrasse 2-4 and refused to leave until their husbands were released.
Sorry, America, the War in Ukraine Is Our Fight
It's the bloodiest war Europe has seen in nearly 80 years. No one is sure—or honest—about how many people have been killed in Russia's war of choice in Ukraine. Certainly, more than 100,000, probably not 300,000—yet.
Putin's big speech ignores the obvious
The Russian president's speech to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad was notable for what he didn't say.
Volgograd opposes Stalingrad name change as Putin comes to town
The Russian president was in the city to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the World War II Battle of Stalingrad.
Russia compares Ukraine war to Battle of Stalingrad on 80th anniversary
Duma deputies have reportedly been told to promote the comparison between the Ukraine invasion and the historic World War II battle.
Russian politician calls for nuclear strike on United States
"There is no other way to talk to these fools," State Duma member and former military commander Andrey Gurulyov said.
Kremlin "didn't take it far enough" in WWII, Russian lawmaker says
"We will win, 100 percent," said Andrey Gurulyov, a Russian parliament member and former military commander. "Where? Everywhere! Everywhere!"
Woman finds $4k behind fireplace her grandpa hid for her before he died
"He's been known for hiding little things around the house but I was not expecting to find that much money," Katie Toole told Newsweek.
What Putin's speech tells us about his Ukraine narrative
Putin's speech was "symbolically significant" to his audience within Russia's borders, according to the Institute for the Study of War.
Join the Fight to Keep Holocaust Memory Alive
In 10 days, we will mark another Holocaust Remembrance Day. Jan. 27 commemorates the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by Soviet soldiers in 1945, and is likely to pass with few lessons learned, yet again.
Republican governor demands George Santos face accountability
"That's unacceptable in politics. It breaches the trust between the electorate and their elected official," Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said Sunday.
Building A Moral Renaissance in 2023
Many people, from the UN secretary general on down, have called for urgent action and new institutions capable of responding to global challenges.
Russia's 'Second World War' military tactics leaving troops vulnerable—U.K.
Russian troops have been digging elaborate trench systems throughout Ukraine, as well as in Belgorod, near Russia's border with Ukraine.
Russia planned to attack Japan in 2021: leaked FSB letters
In August 2021, Russia was "quite seriously preparing for a localized military conflict with Japan," an FSB agent wrote in an email shared with Newsweek.
"American antisemitism inspired me to share our heartbreaking family story"
Suzette Sheft shares her grandmother's story in this exclusive Newsweek essay.
Paul Newman recalls fight over "antisemitic taunt" while serving in WWII
The actor wrote in his posthumous memoir, "When I landed on this guy, he had his arm underneath his hip and tore everything out of his elbow."
Kanye's continued ties with Adidas amid antisemitism sparks Nazi discussion
Renewed outrage hit social media after West said in his recent "Drink Champs" interview: "I can say antisemitic things and Adidas can't drop me."
The stars of "Chester Bailey" discuss their journey with this taut new play
Reed and Ephraim Birney talk to Newsweek about their characters, the play and keeping things real while working in a show about the importance of illusion.