Fighter pilot Alex Vraciu fought along with Filipino guerrillas on the ground and in the air against Japanese planes. More »
A soldier of the U.S. 32nd Infantry Division left reform school for the South Pacific and received the Medal of Honor. More »
Dwight Eisenhower’s military career and the key contacts he made along the way prepared him for his ultimate role in World War II. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific. More »
A powerful typhoon wreaked havoc with the U.S. Navy’s task force 38 in December 1944. It would be followed shortly after by a second. 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.