The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio is the largest aviation museum in the world. More »
The Eighth Air Force’s unescorted daylight precision bombing campaign was a mixed bag of failure and success. More »
The B-17 Flying Fortress vs. the B-24 Liberator—veterans of air campaigns in Europe and the Pacific have long debated the merits of these aircraft. More »
The Royal Air Force deployed the Avro Lancaster bomber during its strategic campaign to bomb the Third Reich. More »
The Japanese Imperial Navy’s air attack on the Australian city of Darwin was the greatest military disaster ever inflicted on that country’s soil. More »
The arrival of the 67th Fighter Squadron bolstered the American attempt to seize Guadalcanal from the Japanese. 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.