French Admiral Louis Villeret de Joyous was escorting a convoy when he was intercepted by British Admiral Richard Howe off the coast of Brittany. More »
A fatal gun battle erupted when British sailors tried to take control of a French submarine after its homeland surrendered in 1940. More »
The giant French submarine Surcouf’s mysterious fate made her the true Flying Dutchman of World War II. More »
With Napoleon massing an invasion force on the French coast, English Admiral Horatio Nelson sailed home to prevent assault on the British homeland. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.