New Zealander John M. Jones recalls the perilous duty he performed during World War II and his capture by the Japanese. More »
The prospect of a Nazi atomic bomb is sobering, but German scientists themselves doomed the project to failure. More »
The Federal Communications Commission played a largely unknown role in the end of World War II. More »
Operation Blacklist served as the supreme model to combat continuing resistance from the Japanese following formal surrender. More »
Ferocious attacks by Japanese planes took a heavy toll in lives and damaged dozens of U.S. Navy vessels during operations to capture the island. More »
In World War II, total war served as ideological vindication for competing nations of dramatically different political systems. More »
Reeling from two atomic bombs, the Japanese were physically and psychologically un-prepared for a massive invasion from communist Russia. More »
The OSS Cardinal Mission located General Jonathan Wainwright at a Japanese prison camp in Manchuria. More »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.