The American 193rd Tank Battalion played a pivotal role in the capture of Makin in the Pacific in 1943. More »
The 4th Marine Division experienced enemy action for the first time during the fight for the Japanese-held islands of Roi and Namur in the Marshall’s. More »
The invention of an American businessman found an unintended purpose and changed the conduct of amphibious warfare during World War II. 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.