The Allied effort to supply the forces in Asia via ‘The Hump’ over the Himalayas was a monumental task. More »
When the Wehrmacht ran riot in northern France, decisions of great consequence were made under great stress. More »
The Douglas C-54 Skkymaster served around the globe during World War II and accelerated the growth of peacetime air travel. More »
Cargo pilots flying the treacherous route from Indian to China had to contend with Japanese fighters staged at the key town of Myitkyina. More »
American Jacqueline Cochran blazed a trail in aviation and contributed to the Allied war effort. More »
In 1943 during Operation Tidal Wave, American bombers attacked Romanian oil fields, which were vital to the Nazi war machine. More »
General George C. Kenney utilized his gifts of innovation and keen eye for leadership to great success during the Pacific War. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.