In the early days of the American advance into Tunisia, a tank destroyer company went on a risky but successful offensive—virtually alone. More »
Lockheed’s versatile Electra and Lodestar aircraft were overshadowed by more famous transport and combat types. More »
To enter Germany, the U.S. Army would first need to capture the city of Aachen in one of the toughest urban battles of World War II. More »
Nicknamed the Flying Milk Bottle, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter was a stalwart aircraft that served around the globe during World War II. More »
The five remaining Doolittle Raiders were killed or captured in action during the fighting in the Mediterranean. More »
Boyd Wagner and his squadron mates flying P-40 fighters held the line for a time in the Philippines. More »
The WWII Bombers used during Operation Frantic in 1944 gave vital assistance to the Soviets battling on the Eastern Front. More »
The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a Mainstay of U.S. Fighter Squadrons in Europe and the South Pacific. More »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.