The Allies avoided catastrophe and began their long, bloody slog toward Rome with landings on the Italian coast. More »
Even during the darkest days of the war, the morale-lifting business of sport went on in the United States, Britian, Germany, and elsewhere. More »
Four years before Operation Barossa, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union duked it out at the Paris World Exposition. More »
Imperial Japan joined Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy in World War II to engage Great Britain and the United States. More »
The naval combat that raged around the Philippines invasion was preceded by a game of reconnaisance, intelligence gathering, and planning. More »
From North Africa to the Italian Alps, Vladimir Peniakoff harried the Germans and Italians at every opportunity. More »
A worried King Victor Emmanuel questioned the trustworthiness of Benito Mussolini on the eve of the Fascist March on Rome. 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.