Grenades evolved from the Middle Ages into the modern era, giving soldiers an easily delivered and effective close-range weapon. More »
The humiliating seizure of the USS Pueblo by North Korean gunboats in 1968 provided a searing indictment of America’s Cold War policy. More »
Following the American landing at Inchon in September 1950, General Douglas MacArthur’s X Corps in Seoul confronted Communist forces. More »
For over a century and a half, combat photographers have taken extraordinary risks to document the true horrors of war. More »
The 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City commemorates the World War II service of the Army’s much-decorated unit, the Thunderbirds. More »
United Nations forces fought a series of bloody battles with Chinese and Korean Communists for a piece of strategic real estate known as “the Hook.” More »
During the battle for Hill 111 Sergeant Brian Charles Cooper was in charge of a 10-man machine-gun section of the 2nd Royal Australian Regiment. More »
In April 1951, troops from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada delayed action on front lines in the Kapyong River Valley, giving Allies time to establish new defensive lines north of Seoul. 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.