“Mad” Mike Calvert commanded the 77 Brigade during desperate jungle fighting and led his soldiers from the front. More »
After Japan’s conquest of Burma in 1942, American General “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell trained two Chinese Nationalist divisions to reopen the Burma Road. 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.