Marine Corps combat veterans relive the dangerous and deadly work in some of the war’s toughest fighting. More »
P-38 pilot Roger Ames, an American eyewitness, tells of the shooting down of Japan’s most important admiral. More »
“Manila John” Basilone earned the Medal of Honor on Guadalcanal. He returned to the Pacific nearly two years later to land with his men on Iwo Jima. More »
The arrival of the 67th Fighter Squadron bolstered the American attempt to seize Guadalcanal from the Japanese. More »
Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
A month-long patrol outside the marine perimeter on Guadalcanal wreaked havoc on the Japanese. 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.