Despite the element of surprise in favor of the Japanese, American airmen rose to defend Pearl Harbor. More »
The Japanese Imperial Navy’s air attack on the Australian city of Darwin was the greatest military disaster ever inflicted on that country’s soil. More »
In the months following Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Navy conducted operations at sea, threatening British Royal Navy dominance in the area. More »
Scout Squadron 6 departed from the aircraft carrier Enterprise that arrived over Pearl Harbor simultaneously with the Japanese. More »
Don McDonald and a relative few Royal Air Force pilots fought the Japanese to a bloody draw above the island of Ceylon. More »
As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.