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News Abroad


  • Why the U.S. Bombed Auschwitz, But Didn't Save the Jews

    by Rafael Medoff

    Seventy-five years ago this week—on March 19, 1944—German troops marched into Hungary. The country’s 800,000 Jews, the last major Jewish community to have eluded the raging Holocaust, now lay within Hitler’s grasp.


  • How the Allies Won on D-Day

    by Giles Milton

    A ground-breaking account of the first 24 hours of the D-Day invasion told by a symphony of incredible accounts of unknown and unheralded members of the Allied – and Axis – forces.


  • Hitler's Own Maginot Line

    by Robert Scott Kellner

    What the diary of a German against the Third Reich can teach us about the Atlantic Wall. 


  • Proof that Bombs Can Stop Genocide

    by Rafael Medoff

    If President Roosevelt had heeded the pleas that were made in 1944 to use force against the machinery of genocide, many lives could have been saved.


  • The American Tourist in Paris: A Retrospective

    by Lauren Jannette

    Although no longer breaking furniture, running out on checks, and throwing racist fits about the evening’s entertainment, Americans remain an integral part of Paris’s continued debates over the benefits and detriments of being one of the world’s largest tourists destinations.