Robert L. Watson survived the fighting on Omaha Beach and later guided landing craft to shore and escorted departing German POWs. More »
The amphibious landing by American Marines on the tiny, heavily fortified Tarawa Atoll would be measured in hard-won yards. 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.