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Battleship Down

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

A flag was flapping off the bow of the sub and a boat-tailed grackle perched on the flagpole sang into the wind. The buildings of Mobile came in and out of view as fog began to form.

Emily Heinz Bina

WWII Vet, 94, Gets Wish Of A Lifetime Granted

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Heinz Bina | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Russell Taylor and his wife, Odile, said "I do" on the Cannes Riviera in France 66 years ago. Though a seemingly idyllic beginning to any marriage, th...

PHOTOS: Stories Of Bravery From Medal Of Honor Recipients

Posted 01.11.2012 | Books

A new edition has just been published of the book "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty" (Artisan, $45.) Containing letters ...

Remember the Littlest Veterans

BJ Gallagher | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents
BJ Gallagher

Military brats serve their country, too, and they pay a price every day of their childhoods. They are the littlest soldiers -- the youngest veterans. Remember them. Thank them. Hug them.

Review: The Adjustment by Scott Phillips

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.01.2011 | Books
Carole Mallory

Just where do many of America's criminals come from? Scott Phillips' searing fourth novel, The Adjustment, plots the journey of PR man Wayne Ogden an...

PHOTOS: South Korea Marks 66 Years Of Independence

Posted 10.15.2011 | World

Proud South Koreans marked the 66th anniversary of their nation's independence from Japanese rule Monday with festive music, spirited performances and...

Curtis M. Wong

Giving U.S. Military Veterans A Voice

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact

He may be an army veteran with three tours of duty and seven years of active service duty in Iraq and Afghanistan to his credit, but Patrick J. Nelson...

PHOTOS: A Look At London During World War II

Posted 09.18.2011 | World

July 19 marks the 70th anniversary of Winston Churchill's famous "V for Victory" campaign, and in tribute to the spirit of Britons who "would not be c...

Amazing World War II Bomber Shots From Life Magazine

Posted 08.14.2011 | World

A freak U.S. accident stirred the wartime memories of many this week, when a B-17 bomber made an emergency landing in a cornfield outside Chicago befo...

PHOTOS: Before The Situation Room: Iconic War Photography

Posted 07.13.2011 | Arts

This month has already begotten two iconic photographs: one released, one not. The first refers to an image of the President and his staff in the Situ...

PHOTO: This Guy's A Veteran Of WHICH World War?

Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

The year is 2345. The man: Don Krasin. Having just saved the planet from certain destruction by diffusing World War 11, he decides to hop in his time ...

Sam Stein

Allen West Compares Dem Critics Of One-Week Funding Measure To Neville Chamberlain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No shortage of hyperbole has accompanied the ongoing budget debates threatening to end in a government shutdown this week. And the perpe...

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

Japan's Fuji, Mountain of My Birth

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

In July and August, an estimated 200,000 people climb Fuji. It's so easy that many make the climb at night to see sunrise from the summit.

PHOTOS: Eva Braun And Adolf Hitler's Private Moments

Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Eva Braun has long been associated with one of the darkest chapters in 20th century history, but some newly-released photographs are revealing new dim...

Journalist Recalls Interviewing Last Surviving American WWI Veteran

aolnews.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I met Frank Woodruff Buckles on a chilly March afternoon in 2007 at his farmhouse in Charles Town, W.Va. He was a mere 106 years old back then. The l...

What Is a Democracy?

Van Gosse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Van Gosse

Our democratic system is still hobbled by the deliberately unrepresentative structures bequeathed to us by federalism. So if you care about democracy, we have our work cut out for us.

Lisa Kudrow: Who Do You Think You Are?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

As the author of the show's companion, how-to book, I am delighted to have the opportunity to share celebrity profiles. Since we have Ms. Kudrow to thank, it seems appropriate to start with her.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemorated

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) - Germany's president stood in silence Thursday before a gray concrete wall where Nazis executed Polish resistance members at Au...

Exiles and Eccentricities: Goldie Goldbloom's The Paperbark Shoe

Adrienne Celt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Adrienne Celt

There's something about vagabonds that intrigues us. People who live on the edge of society, who eschew our modes of beauty and respectability, tend t...

The War That Comes Home: How Veterans's PTSD Affects Their Children

Leila Levinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leila Levinson

Everyone returns from war wounded, bringing their war home into the hearts of their families. That is the cruelest aspect of going to war, that the veteran isn't able to protect that which he or she holds most dear: his or her family.

Nazi-Era Graves Believed To Be Found Near Austrian Psych Ward

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A construction project has been halted after an Austrian psychiatric hospital graveyard was found to contain the remains of what are believed to be Na...

WATCH: World War II-Era Propaganda Films Released

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British propaganda films from half a century ago have made their way onto the Internet for the first time, and the kitschy clips are providing viewers...

Pearl Harbor Anniversary: The Day In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - Sixty-nine years after Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor, survivors of the attack are due to gather at the base to remem...

Ryan Grim

Top Republican Compares Boehner To Eisenhower

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Boehner is Dwight Eisenhower. Eric Cantor is Omar Bradley. And Joe Barton is George Patton. That's according to a presentation that Barton plans ...