Outnumbered Japanese troops, executing a bold campaign, captured the great fortress city of Singapore in 73 days. More »
Likely more than any other factors, the events surrounding the summer of 1942 doomed the expansion of Imperial Japan. More »
Rescuing survivors from Hood in the Atlantic and Repulse in the Pacific, HMS Electra was everywhere in the war’s early days. More »
Three days after Pearl Harbor, the loss of the battleship Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser Repulse crippled the British defense of the Far East. More »
George VI visited the United States in the spring of 1939 as Britain prepared for war with Germany. More »
Just After Pearl Harbor, the Prince Of Wales and Repulse were both sent out to stop the Japanese… 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.