American railroad workers in specially formed units labored to keep men and matériel rolling forward after D-Day. More »
The great American novelist Ernest Hemingway spent time with the 4th Infantry Division in Europe. More »
Against his better judgment, Ernie Pyle pulled on his gear for one last invasion. At Ie Shima, he met the same fate he had so often chronicled. 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.