Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
Despite its high production numbers, the Hawker Typhoon 1A and 1B were both plagued by a series of design and technical problems. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
As the weather cleared, allied aircraft hit the Germans hard during the Battle of the Bulge, blunting Hitler’s audacious Ardennes counteroffensive. More »
The Battle for the French port city of Cherbourg and the Contentin peninsula was a lengthy affair. 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.