In January 1945, planes of the U.S. Fifth Air Force smashed Japanese kamikazes at Clark Field in the Philippines before they could attack U.S. Navy ships. More »
During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, a telling blow was delivered to Japanese interests in the South Pacific during a short span of 15 minutes… More »
Stephen P. Duggan Jr. evaluated the performance of Allied air forces in the Southwest Pacific. More »
After more than 60 years, the circumstances surrounding the use of the atomic bomb against Japan remain hotly debated. More »
General Douglas MacArthur, leader of the allied campaign in the Southwest Pacific, commanded an amphibious drive to the Philippines and beyond. More »
The recently liberated city of Manila suffered an acute water shortage until Allied units captured the vital Ipo Dam. 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.