General Douglas MacArthur, leader of the allied campaign in the Southwest Pacific, commanded an amphibious drive to the Philippines and beyond. More »
Commodore Dewey steamed out of Hong Kong for the Philippines, fully prepared to meet the Spanish at the Battle of Manila Bay. More »
William Nolan, an American prisoner Of The Japanese, endured unspeakable hardships during the Bataan Death March and as a POW. More »
In a guerrilla war on Luzon, Americans and Filipinos fought Japanese occupiers in Philippines before the return of General MacArthur in World War II. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.