The 1st SS Panzer Division fought for its life to escape the closing Falaise Pocket during the weeks after the D-day Invasion. More »
SS tanker Michael Wittmann became the most famous armor ace of World War II and died in the process. More »
In 1943, the Soviet Red Army repulsed a brutal Nazi offensive to recapture the capital of Ukraine. More »
In late 1941, a German thrust toward the city of Rostov and the River Don was blunted by strong Soviet counterattacks. 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.