The Allied effort to supply the forces in Asia via ‘The Hump’ over the Himalayas was a monumental task. More »
General Joseph Stilwell’s suppression of intelligence reports on Japanese troop strength at Myitkyina led to controversial tactical decisions and strategic outcomes. More »
Why, with Merrill’s Marauders riddled with disease and fatigue, were they given the mission to attack Myitkyina? Story inside. More »
Merrill’s Marauders, ranks depleted by combat and disease, gained fame while fighting behind enemy lines in Burma and attacking Myitkyina. More »
Japanese-American interpreters serving in the U.S. Army provided valuable service to the Allies in the Pacific. More »
Leading his famed Merrill’s Marauders into legend, General Frank Merrill fought the Japanese in inhospitable terrain during the Battle of Burma. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.