The American 193rd Tank Battalion played a pivotal role in the capture of Makin in the Pacific in 1943. More »
Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
U.S. forces were hampered by inclement weather, as well as Japanese soldiers, in the Aleutian Islands campaign. More »
The media and public opinion influenced the conduct of the fighting in the Northern Pacific, amid a shroud of secrecy and limited information. More »
Decimated during their attacks against Japanese aircraft carriers, the sacrifice of the brave air crewmen was not in vain. More »
The five remaining Doolittle Raiders were killed or captured in action during the fighting in the Mediterranean. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.