The American capture of Saipan, Guam, and Titian in the Marianas sealed the fate of the Japanese Empire. More »
Japanese naval forces opened the Russo-Japanese War with a sneak attack on Russian ships at Port Arthur in February 1904. More »
The massive submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy threatened an attack on the Panama Canal. More »
The Japanese conquest of the Chinese city occurred will before the acknowledged beginning of World War II. More »
In an undeclared war on the Mongolia-Manchukuo border in 1939, the Soviets unleashed a combined arms assault on the Japanese. More »
When the Russian and Japanese armies faced off at Mukden, Manchuria, in February 1905, both nations understood what was at stake. The Russians faced revolution at home, while the Japanese were reaching the end of their tether. More »
During the Korean War, Chinese pilots used MiG Alley to test their newly acquired MiG 15s and develop their combat tactics against UN F86 Sabres. 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.