SS tanker Michael Wittmann became the most famous armor ace of World War II and died in the process. More »
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village. More »
A crisis in available British manpower during the fight for Caen affected allied strategy in Western Europe. More »
After weeks of sluggish progress phase two of the D-Day invasion opened up a rapid advance toward Germany. 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.