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 »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.