The German 88mm gun, originally designed as an antiaircraft artillery weapon, was equally effective as an antitank gun. More »
The combined efforts of RAF Coastal Command, the U.S. Army Air Forces, and the U.S. Navy defeated German U-boats in the disputed Bay of Biscay. More »
Project Underworld enlisted the help of organized crime to fight the Axis during World War II. More »
Efforts to gather critical weather data evolved into a high stakes game of cat and mouse between the Germans and the Allies. More »
The sinking of a German liner resulted in the greatest loss of life on the high seas in history. More »
The planned 1940 cross-channel invasion of Britain, Operation Sea Lion, remains one of the great “what-ifs” of modern military history. 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.