The ordeal of convoy PQ-17 is indicative of Nazi efforts to sever the lend-lease lifeline to the Soviet Union. More »
Germany’s aircraft-carrier development masked a hidden struggle between Admiral Erich Raeder and Marshal Hermann Göring. More »
A dance of guesswork and faulty intelligence lead to the greatest one-day allied PQ 17 arctic convoy shipping loss on the high seas. More »
Scharnhorst, the Great German Raider, met her end in a storm of British shells and torpedoes in the Barents Sea. 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.