The B-25 Billy Mitchell Bomber served Allied forces from the beginning of the war to the very end. More »
The deployment of the Ninth Air Force brought the concept of tactical air support into action for the Allies. More »
Lockheed’s versatile Electra and Lodestar aircraft were overshadowed by more famous transport and combat types. More »
The five remaining Doolittle Raiders were killed or captured in action during the fighting in the Mediterranean. More »
Using modified B-25 bombers to develop skip-bombing, the U.S. Air Force found it to be an effective technique against Japanese shipping. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.