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Policies, Politics, and Crimes of World War II

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The Axis

Who were the Axis powers and why were they fighting?

The Allies

Who were the Allied powers and why were they fighting?

Battle of Wits

How codebreaking enabled the decisive Midway victory and played a key role in the American war effort.

A Codemaker’s War

Leo Marks was an agent for Britain’s SOE and was involved in some of the most dramatic secret operations of the war.

Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story

Personal stories of Michel Thomas’ childhood facing anti-semitism in Poland, Germany, and France in the years before World War II.

The Cold War

The ghosts of the world wars lived for another half century in the Cold War between the United States and its Western Allies and the Soviet Union.