P-38 pilot Roger Ames, an American eyewitness, tells of the shooting down of Japan’s most important admiral. More »
U.S. Marines training in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a unique and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. More »
The massive Chinese offensive in 1951 aimed to destroy the U.S. Eight Army and drive it from the Korean Peninsula. More »
General William Rupertus’s proud 1st Marine Division charged ashore at Peleliu on September 15, 1944, expecting to cakewalk to victory. It would prove, instead, to be one of the costliest amphibious attacks in American history. More »
Following the American landing at Inchon in September 1950, General Douglas MacArthur’s X Corps in Seoul confronted Communist forces. More »
On Guadalcanal, the then-untested 1st Marine Division met and defeated the best soldiers the Japanese Army could throw at them at Hell’s Point. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.