Under the leadership of the brilliant General William Slim, Commonwealth troops virtually annihilated a major Japanese force around Meiktila. More »
Allied intelligence efforts in Thailand influenced the course of World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. More »
Cargo pilots flying the treacherous route from Indian to China had to contend with Japanese fighters staged at the key town of Myitkyina. More »
General Joseph Stilwell’s suppression of intelligence reports on Japanese troop strength at Myitkyina led to controversial tactical decisions and strategic outcomes. More »
The 17th Indian Division was virtually destroyed in combat against the Japanese in the Burmese jungle in 1942. More »
Japanese-American interpreters serving in the U.S. Army provided valuable service to the Allies in the Pacific. More »
After Japan’s conquest of Burma in 1942, American General “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell trained two Chinese Nationalist divisions to reopen the Burma Road. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.