Both the Soviet Red Army and German Army Group North suffered heavy casualties during winter fighting in 1943-1944. More »
After Stalingrad, German victory agains the Soviets was not a realistic possibility. Yet there were alternatives that could have prolonged the war. More »
American and German troops battled for control of two key Belgian towns during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
When Hitler invaded Russia in 1941, he expected a swift victory. At Stalingrad his troops ran headlong into Russias best commander: General Winter. 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.