An RAF attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1945 failed, but the Führer soon made the effort moot by committing suicide. More »
Allied intelligence efforts in Thailand influenced the course of World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. More »
Allied efforts in Indochina were a harbinger of years of fighting in Southeast Asia following World war II. More »
The OSS Cardinal Mission located General Jonathan Wainwright at a Japanese prison camp in Manchuria. More »
As the end of World War II neared, a German officer began secret negotiations with the Allies to surrender forces in Italy. More »
John Singlaub served as a covert operative in Europe and the Pacific. Below is Bob Bergin’s interview with Singlaub, first published in 2008. More »
During World War II, Captain Walter Mansfield conducted several operations against the Nazis and the Japanese. 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.