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A WWII Historian Explains the Dark History of Pixar’s ‘Cars’

The presence of a WWII Jeep named Sarge has left fans scratching their heads. So let’s settle this: How did the war play out in the ‘Cars’ universe?

Coming-of-Age Drama ‘The Painted Bird’ Puts Its Main Character (and You) Through Hell

In this bleak war film, a boy goes through an odyssey of pain while discovering how much cruelty there is in the world. But sometimes the misery becomes monotonous.

The Gentle Comedy and Uplifting Americana of 1940s Radio Shows Are the Perfect Quarantine Binge

At a time when the country is seemingly as fractured as ever, it’s comforting to hear how comedians like Jack Benny not only brought it together but reshaped the American dream in the process

So, Wait, How Much Did Nazi Technology Help NASA Put a Man on the Moon?

Meet Wernher von Braun, the German scientist referenced in Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ who spearheaded our country’s space program — and also designed a missile that killed Allied soldiers in World War II