Walt Disney built his media empire animating fairy tales; he did not start making films set in a Nazi-occupied Europe by choice.
In Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy, a woman becomes embroiled in exposing Japanese war crimes in Manchuria.
The painting is the first artwork to be allocated to multiple museums under a British law.
Germany’s advisory commission recommended the work be returned even though it was sold “outside of the National Socialist sphere of influence.”
For Veterans Day, here are some movies that don’t fit mainstream narratives about military service.
The intriguing exhibition Parisian Exodus demonstrates the importance of documenting such moments of upheaval with nuance.
With Heimat Is a Space in Time, Thomas Heise explores how personal experience shapes the “objective” past.
The latest season of AMC’s supernatural history drama uses the harsh realities of Japanese American internment to weave its horrific tale.
Free to access and run with a high level of transparency and public input, Fortepan has collected over 100,000 photos taken by Hungarians during the 20th century.
The new book Take That, Adolf! compiles classic comic book covers that show how American superheroes were marshaled into service during World War II.
An ongoing dispute over a statue commemorating South Korean victims of the Japanese imperial army’s sex slavery has escalated, with Japan summoning its ambassador and a consul general back to Tokyo.
Municipal officials in Busan returned a statue it had originally confiscated after protesters erected it next to the Japanese consulate as a tribute to the thousands of Korean women forced into Japanese military brothels.