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Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece

Norwegian Crown Princess Martha and her husband Prince Olav visit U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. A year later they must flee the Nazi invasion of their country.

By Fred Vigeant

The fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman

Meet Elizebeth Friedman, the pioneering cryptanalyst who took down Al Capone and a Nazi spy ring.

By Fred Vigeant

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Uncovering the secrets of the Nazi War Machines

Examine the military machines produced under the Third Reich. Presented by historian James Holland.
By Fred Vigeant

Smart Talk Wednesday: 75th Anniversary of the Victory over Japan

The legacy of WWII still resonates today in global security issues
By Merideth Bucher

WWII-era grenade on display at Gettysburg’s Eisenhower National Historic site destroyed

“Out of an abundance of caution" technicians disposed of the grenade Feb. 28.
By The Associated Press