American Volunteer Group pilot Charlie Mott survived as a captive of the Japanese, often in surprising circumstances. More »
Established on a shaky logistical foundation, Operation Matterhorn failed—almost before it began. More »
The story of John Birch, missionary and intelligence officer, reveals a hero’s contribution to victory. More »
General Claire Chennault led the Flying Tigers of the American Volunteer Group against the Japanese. More »
The Allied effort to supply the forces in Asia via ‘The Hump’ over the Himalayas was a monumental task. More »
Elizabeth P. McIntosh worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Below is our interview with her from July 2007. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.