New Zealander John M. Jones recalls the perilous duty he performed during World War II and his capture by the Japanese. More »
U.S. Navy air power shattered Japanese carrier based strength in a one-sided battle during the invasions of Saipan, Guam, and Titian. More »
Ferocious attacks by Japanese planes took a heavy toll in lives and damaged dozens of U.S. Navy vessels during operations to capture the island. More »
The USS Midway floating museum serves as a tribute to those who served aboard her and other flattops America has sent into battle. More »
During the Korean War, waves of Chinese surprised U.S. Marines at the frozen Chosin Reservoir in 1950. More »
First Lieutenant Robert Klingman used the propeller on his Vought F4U Corsair to down an enemy plane when his guns froze at high altitude. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.