Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are working on a third HBO series about World War II. based on Donald L. Miller’s acclaimed book, “Masters of the Air.” More »
Designed by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the objective of Operation Market-Garden was to cross the Lower Rhine at Arnhem and sweep into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. There was talk at the time that a successful mission could get everyone home by Christmas 1944. The key to its More »
Some historians attribute the fall of the Iron Curtain to President Franklin Roosevelt’s gross miscalculation of the Soviet Union in World War II. British historian Alan Clark writes in his book Barbarossa that “Roosevelt’s betrayal of Eastern Europe, whether out of calculation or gullibility, is so notorious as to need More »
An important story in naval history, the battle over CSS Alabama and her seagoing depredations lasted well after she had gone to her watery grave in 1864.
The Allied officers interned at Oflag XVIIA planned and orchestrated one of the more daring POW escapes of World War II.
The Supermarine Spitfire was Britain’s first line of defense in the Battle of Britain in 1940. Afterward it helped the Allies turn the tide of war on multiple fronts.