World War II
Photographs, maps and records from the real corps of soldiers known as “Monuments Men” who were tasked with protecting European cultural sites and recovering looted art during World War II are going on display in Washington, many for the first time.
The men and women who spied on Germany and Japan for the U.S. during World War II parachuted behind enemy lines, led guerrilla raids, invented special equipment such as scuba gear and established a counterintelligence network that endured into the Cold War.
A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation.
The World War II Memorial in Washington is getting a free mobile app to help teach visitors about the war, the site’s symbolism and the millions of people it honors.
A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.
The Navy swimming and diving team is drawing a lot of attention for its underwater recreation of an iconic moment in U.S. military history.
A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.
It’s one of the biggest Fourth of July parades on the East Coast, and it’s a Dundalk tradition.
Assateague beaches have reopened after an extensive search by the Army Corps of Engineers found no unexploded ordnance from World War II.
The flagpole from which an American flag now flutters in front of the Roger Brooke Taney house on South Bentz Street might be considered a bookend in local history.
Officials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.
Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower — including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion — to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation’s capital.