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 »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.