Eight-square-mile Iwo Jima became the focus for some of the most intense fighting of World War II. More »
The invention of an American businessman found an unintended purpose and changed the conduct of amphibious warfare during World War II. More »
“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 »
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.