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 »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.