A soldier of the U.S. 32nd Infantry Division left reform school for the South Pacific and received the Medal of Honor. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific. More »
Likely more than any other factors, the events surrounding the summer of 1942 doomed the expansion of Imperial Japan. More »
During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, a telling blow was delivered to Japanese interests in the South Pacific during a short span of 15 minutes… More »
Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
A seaman recalls his harrowing rescue as the light career USS Princeton sank in the Sibuyan Sea doing the Battle of Leyte Gulf. More »
During the Battle of the Tenaru, U.S. Marines annihilated a detachment of elite Japanese troops. 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.