Both the Soviet Red Army and German Army Group North suffered heavy casualties during winter fighting in 1943-1944. More »
The initial Red Army offensive into East Prussia set the stage for the crushing advance that followed in early 1945. More »
An initially promising Soviet offensive during the winter of 1942 ultimately led to the destruction of the 2nd Shock Army. More »
The ordeal of convoy PQ-17 is indicative of Nazi efforts to sever the lend-lease lifeline to the Soviet Union. More »
Panzer Group 4 of German Army Group North dashed for Leningrad during the opening weeks of Operation Barbarossa. More »
In the late 1940s, Joseph Stalin fabricated criminal cases to accuse a number of Communist politicians of treason during The Leningrad Affair. 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.