At the end of 1943 the Allied armies battling their way north in Italy came up against the German Gustav Line and ground to a halt. More »
Felix Sparks led elements of the 45th Division through heavy fighting and the liberation of Dachau. More »
Sad-faced, war-weary Willie and Joe were as real to American GIs in World War II as the guys sharing a foxhole with them. More »
An attempt to outflank the Germans at Cassino and make a headlong dash for Rome ended in a bloody stalemate on the beaches of Anzio. More »
During the Korean War, U.N. forces retreating to the 38th Parallel were stalled at Funchilin Pass when a section of the bridge was blown. More »
In this season’s WWII Quarterly, Flint Whitlock shares with us his experiences touring the battlefields of Italy. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.