Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific. More »
A collection of World War II Marine Corps photographs bears witness to the effect of war on the young combatants. More »
A powerful typhoon wreaked havoc with the U.S. Navy’s task force 38 in December 1944. It would be followed shortly after by a second. More »
U.S. Marines training in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a unique and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. More »
Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
A seaman recalls his harrowing rescue as the light career USS Princeton sank in the Sibuyan Sea doing the Battle of Leyte Gulf. More »
Operation Cartwheel isolated the Japanese bastion at Rabaul and paved the way for General Douglas MacArthur’s return to the Philippines. More »
The daring exploits of dedicated island residents provided valuable intelligence during the long fight against the Japanese. 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.