Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin’s pivotal meeting in the Iranian capital in late 1943 decided the fate of the postwar world order. More »
Marshal Semyon M. Budenny was the hero of the Red Cavalry in the Russian Civil and Great Patriotic Wars. More »
The Soviet Red Army blunted a German drive to capture the town of Tikhvin and seal the fate of Leningrad during Operation Barbarossa. More »
Joseph Stalin purged his officer corps of thousands of talented leaders before the start of World War II. It almost cost Russia the war. 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.