Operation Jericho was a desperate attempt to disrupt the planned executions of French Resistance prisoners. More »
U.S. Marines training in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a unique and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. More »
Anthropologist Tom Harrisson led operations against the Japanese on the world’s third largest island. More »
The heroism of the sailors aboard the small escorts of Taffy 3 turned defeat into victory during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. More »
During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, a telling blow was delivered to Japanese interests in the South Pacific during a short span of 15 minutes… More »
The Australian 9th Division defeated the Africa Korps at the Libyan port city on April 13-14, 1941. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.