U.S. Navy submarines assisted in the conduct of numerous covert raids during the Pacific War. More »
Cultures clashed as large numbers of American troops came into the South Pacific—specifically Brisbane, Australia—during World War II. More »
Herbert Goodrich piloted a Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber with the 90th Bomb Group in the Southwest Pacific. 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.