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 »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.