The Japanese conquest of the Chinese city occurred will before the acknowledged beginning of World War II. More »
Vyacheslav Molotov a founding member of Soviet Communism, confronted anti-Soviet figures from Hitler to Truman, and outlived his Kremlin colleagues. More »
Reeling from two atomic bombs, the Japanese were physically and psychologically un-prepared for a massive invasion from communist Russia. More »
Thousands of Koreans were forced to serve in the Japanese Army or provide labor during World War II. More »
An obscure footnote to World War II, the Battle of Nomonhan in Siberia was a precursor to the major fighting around the globe. More »
The composite bow, which created and destroyed empires, was the most effective of medieval weapons before the advent of the gun. More »
Admiral Yi Sun Shin defended as best he could against the Japanese invasion of Korea during the Imjin War. More »
During the Korean War, Chinese pilots used MiG Alley to test their newly acquired MiG 15s and develop their combat tactics against UN F86 Sabres. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.