U.S. Navy officer Ellis Zacharias attempted to end the war in the South Pacific, saving lives in the process. More »
In the autumn of 1944, U.S. forces fought the costly and questionable Battle of Peleliu. Read on to learn more about this controversial engagement. More »
The Tokyo War Crimes Trials sought justice for millions of nameless victims. Read all about them below. More »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.