Operation Blacklist served as the supreme model to combat continuing resistance from the Japanese following formal surrender. More »
U.S. Navy submarines assisted in the conduct of numerous covert raids during the Pacific War. More »
The Douglas C-54 Skkymaster served around the globe during World War II and accelerated the growth of peacetime air travel. More »
In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur and his family escaped from the Philippines in a daring PT-Boat operation. More »
A seaman recalls his harrowing rescue as the light career USS Princeton sank in the Sibuyan Sea doing the Battle of Leyte Gulf. More »
The National World War II Museum chronicles the story of the American GI through artifacts, personal tales, and cutting-edge technology. More »
The U.S. Pacific Merchant Marine braved heavy attacks by the Japanese to deliver vital cargo. More »
The massive Chinese offensive in 1951 aimed to destroy the U.S. Eight Army and drive it from the Korean Peninsula. More »
Air Corps officer Ed Dyess fought the Japanese in the Philippines, escaped from a POW camp, and gave his life to save those of others. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.