Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific. More »
American mechanized cavalrymen fought a textbook delaying action against the German Nordwind offensive during the winter of 1944. More »
Sergeant Mort Shuffle took a sniper’s bullet in the chest outside the French fortress city of Brest during the Brittany Campaign. More »
A heroic officer led his battalion in clearing German defenders from commanding heights near Colmar and received the Medal of Honor. More »
Both British and U.S. soldiers liked the Thompson submachine or ‘Tommy’ gun for its rugged dependability and knock-down firepower, and it was certainly in the fighting across Europe that the Thompson excelled. More »
From its inception, the M2 Browning .50-Caliber Machine Gun has been considered one of the deadliest (and highest produced) weapons ever made. 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.