Campaign for Ethiopia

Medal recognizing the 1935-6 War by John Norris In 1928, six years after Benito Mussolini was appointed Prime Minister, Italy and Ethiopia entered into a 20-year “Friendship Treaty” that allowed Ethiopia to use the Italian-controlled port facilities at Assab in … More »

Third Reich collection seized in Argentina

Argentinian police reported discovering some 75 Nazi artifacts in a home outside Buenos Aires, lending credibility to the theory that that high-ranking Nazis settled in Argentina after WWII. On June 8, Argentine police, in conjunction with international police force Interpol, … More »

Passing the Torch

Six Ways to Meet and Learn from WWII Veterans This year, The National World War II Museum marked Nov. 11, Veterans Day, with a call to ears, not arms. Museum historians and curators are urging young Americans and their parents … More »

WWI memorial design concept approved

  The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) has approved the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission’s design concept for a national World War I memorial in the nation’s capital. The presentation was a significant milestone in progress toward building … More »