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 »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.