A critical engagement during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the action in the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea inflicted heavy damage on the Japanese Navy. More »
The heroism of the sailors aboard the small escorts of Taffy 3 turned defeat into victory during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. More »
Jisaburo Ozawa sought to cripple Mitscher’s Task Force 58 in the Battle of the Philippine Sea, which became known as the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot. More »
Sculpin and Squalus, two American submarines shared triumph and tragedy during the Pacific War. More »
The destroyer escort USS England and the Hedgehog weapons system sank six Japanese submarines in 12 days. More »
Although depth charges weren’t fully implemented until the later stages of World War I, they did help to thwart future attacks by German U-Boats. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.