General Alvan C. Gillem led the hard-charging XIII Corps across the Rhine into the heart of Nazi Germany. More »
Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
The heroism of officers and NCOs of the storied The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada resulted in victory against a determined enemy. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
General Stanislaw Sosabowski found his Parachute Brigade entangled in political wrangling and without opportunity to fight as he saw fit. More »
Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
In their first combat experience, a handful of American soldiers accomplished its objective and held against powerful German counter-attacks. 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.