Eight-square-mile Iwo Jima became the focus for some of the most intense fighting of World War II. More »
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“Howlin’ Mad” Smith uttered the words “No LVTs, no operation!” to Rear Adm. Richmond Kelly Turner when his request for amphibious vehicles, LVT-2s, was denied. 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.