Second world war
The Auschwitz paradox: an interview with Timothy Snyder
Remembering what has been forgotten in the Holocaust
The divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo—physicist or spy
An extract from a new tale of spooks and scientists
Anne Frank’s stepsister Eva Schloss: Is anti-Semitism on the rise?
The horror of the Holocaust still haunts Eva Schloss. Here she explains why it is more important than ever to spread the message of "never again"
What if …de Gaulle had said ‘oui’ to Britain?
Prospect’s counter-factual column
The World at War at 40
Perhaps what is just as interesting as the detail of WW2 are the gaps and silences in our historical accounts.
Ian Buruma in conversation with Prospect
The author and historian examines the ideas raised by his new book on the aftermath of the Second World War
A tsunami of lust
America's liberation of France was not innocent
How the incendiary went from hero to pariah