The Soviet Union recognized the city of Tula for its role in defeating the Nazis during World War II. More »
The climactic tank battle of Kursk spelled the beginning of the end for the Wehrmacht in Russia. 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.