A powerful typhoon wreaked havoc with the U.S. Navy’s task force 38 in December 1944. It would be followed shortly after by a second. More »
The attack transport USS Goodhue endured a day of misery off the coast of Okinawa. Read on for more. More »
U.S. Navy air power shattered Japanese carrier based strength in a one-sided battle during the invasions of Saipan, Guam, and Titian. More »
The Reichenberg Project presented a controversial response to the might of overwhelming Allied air power: German kamikazes. More »
Colonel Hiromishi Yahara was third in command of the Japanese defenses on Okinawa. Read all about his story below. More »
Recently declassified documents reveal the preparedness of Japanese forces to meet an American invasion of Kyushu during Operation Olympic. More »
Admiral Jesse Oldendorf used a classic Naval tactic—Crossing the T—to ambush the Japanese during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. 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.