Overshadowed by the hard winter fighting in Belgium, the battles in Alsace-Lorraine were no less brutal. More »
Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
Two bridges over Holland’s Waal River were the scene of two important battles in Bernard Montgomery’s Market-Garden Campaign. More »
In the autumn of 1944, Third Army’s eastward dash ran into well-entrenched Germans and miserable weather at Europe’s strongest fortress. More »
A worried King Victor Emmanuel questioned the trustworthiness of Benito Mussolini on the eve of the Fascist March on Rome. More »
American mechanized cavalrymen fought a textbook delaying action against the German Nordwind offensive during the winter of 1944. 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.