Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
In two world wars, British and American chaplains risked their lives to bring a fleeting sense of peace and glory to soldiers on the battlefield. More »
This small Italian village on the Sicily coast hosted a stiff battle to repel Allied landings in July 1943. More »
The letters of Corporal James G. Delaney provide a glimpse of military life in World War II and concern for family at home. More »
Nicknamed the Flying Milk Bottle, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter was a stalwart aircraft that served around the globe during World War II. More »
Felix Sparks led elements of the 45th Division through heavy fighting and the liberation of Dachau. More »
The five remaining Doolittle Raiders were killed or captured in action during the fighting in the Mediterranean. 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.