Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
General George C. Marshall shaped the wartime U.S. Army and advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout World War II. More »
General Mark W. Clark played a pivotal role in Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa. More »
As the end of World War II neared, a German officer began secret negotiations with the Allies to surrender forces in Italy. More »
During the first of four bloody attempts to take Monte Cassino and the town that occupied its slope, the Allied Fifth Army was repulsed. More »
Along with so many brave men and women overseas, the motion picture industry served admirably in their own way during World War II. More »
At the end of 1943 the Allied armies battling their way north in Italy came up against the German Gustav Line and ground to a halt. 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.