While increasingly desperate German defenders attempted to escape, Allied forces grimly tightened the noose around their necks at Falaise Pocket. More »
In the midst of escalating numbers of World War 2 casualties, American soldiers followed a medical care echelon system initially devised for European battlefields. More »
Joe Farinholt received four Silver Stars for heroism during World War II. Read on to find out why. More »
The Top-Secret Radar Technology Arrived Just in Time for the RAF to Fend off the Luftwaffe in 1940. More »
In 2008, Tom Sanders embarked on an ambitious project to photograph World War II veterans. You can find his work at www.tomsandersphoto.com. More »
The American airmen that Princess Ecaterina Caradja saved from the Germans called her the “Angel of Ploesti,” and for good reason. More »
Jim White survived the ill-fated attempted Rapido River crossing in Italy and endured 14 months as a prisoner of war. More »
In 1943 during Operation Tidal Wave, American bombers attacked Romanian oil fields, which were vital to the Nazi war machine. More »
The OSS supported the French Resistance by parachuting agents, including Marines, into the Haute Savoie region of France. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.