General George C. Kenney utilized his gifts of innovation and keen eye for leadership to great success during the Pacific War. More »
The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a Mainstay of U.S. Fighter Squadrons in Europe and the South Pacific. More »
Two captured Japanese Mitsubishi Zero fighters helped unravel the mystery of the plane’s apparent invincibility. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.