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 »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.