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 »
In the October 2014 issue of WWII History Magazine, you’ll see rare photographs of French children who struggled to cope with the hardships of war.
A vast Persian host stood aside Alexander the Great’s supply line. Anything short of complete victory for the Macedonians meant certain annihilation.
During the Battle of the Wilderness, Ulysses S. Grant’s Army of the Potomac clashed hard with Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia.