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.
A retrospective devoted to the British painter Paul Nash shifts the focus from his radical interpretations of war and Surrealism to his innovative use of color.
While researching his latest van Gogh book, scholar Martin Bailey tried to track down the yellow bed the artist famously painted and developed an alternate theory as to why he sliced his ear.
In 1942, an Allied bombing in Lübeck, Germany, destroyed a famous 15th-century dance of death mural by artist Bernt Notke.
Before Charles and Ray Eames made their name with modernist chairs, they perfected the molding of plywood with a military leg splint for World War II.