Both the Soviet Red Army and German Army Group North suffered heavy casualties during winter fighting in 1943-1944. More »
An initially promising Soviet offensive during the winter of 1942 ultimately led to the destruction of the 2nd Shock Army. More »
A Red Army offensive to raise the Siege of Leningrad at Luban resulted in a disastrous defeat and staggering losses. More »
Following the fall of Poland, an amazed world watched tiny Finland, a nation of less than four million people, fight off 26 Russian divisions. More »
Reeling from two atomic bombs, the Japanese were physically and psychologically un-prepared for a massive invasion from communist Russia. 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.