During the Battle of the Philippine Sea, American carrier air power decimated inexperienced Japanese Navy pilots in the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot. More »
The Battle for the French port city of Cherbourg and the Contentin peninsula was a lengthy affair. More »
U.S. Navy submarines assisted in the conduct of numerous covert raids during the Pacific War. More »
U.S. Navy air power shattered Japanese carrier based strength in a one-sided battle during the invasions of Saipan, Guam, and Titian. More »
A hazardous bombing run on Iwo Jima brought war home with stark reality for the crew of an American carrier plane. 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 »
After months of difficult fighting, the Japanese withdrew from the vital island of Guadalcanal. More »
The USS Midway floating museum serves as a tribute to those who served aboard her and other flattops America has sent into battle. 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.