World War II (1939-45)

The Hunt for the Nazi Loot Still Sitting on Library Shelves

The art stolen by the Nazis has gotten more attention, but millions of books were also looted from Jews, and others, and have yet to be returned.

Critic’s Pick: ‘Shoah: Four Sisters’ Review: Harrowing Tales of Survival in the Holocaust

Claude Lanzmann’s documentary shares the stories of four women through installments that can be watched independently or together.

War Stories: George Washington, William T. Sherman and Viking Marauders

Lessons about war from the American Revolution, the Civil War, medieval Britain and West Africa.