Logistics-the practical art of moving arms and keeping them supplied-spelled the difference between victory and defeat in the sands of North Africa. More »
Of all the factors that helped the Allies win the war, none was more important than the unbroken flow of supplies to the front lines. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass. More »
The B-17 Flying Fortress vs. the B-24 Liberator—veterans of air campaigns in Europe and the Pacific have long debated the merits of these aircraft. More »
From North Africa to the Italian Alps, Vladimir Peniakoff harried the Germans and Italians at every opportunity. More »
The British defeat of Panzerarmee Africa at Alam El Halfa in 1942 was a turning point in the North African campaign. More »
A costly raid to liberate General George S. Patton’s son-in-law from a German prison camp failed with heavy losses. More »
As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.