Operation Blacklist served as the supreme model to combat continuing resistance from the Japanese following formal surrender. More »
Ferocious attacks by Japanese planes took a heavy toll in lives and damaged dozens of U.S. Navy vessels during operations to capture the island. More »
The destroyer USS Murphy survived a collision on the open sea and served during four amphibious operations in the European Theater. More »
The U.S. Pacific Merchant Marine braved heavy attacks by the Japanese to deliver vital cargo. More »
We sat down with Terry Benedict to discuss Hacksaw Ridge, Desmond Doss, and how his story can shape discussions of faith, duty, and morality. More »
The first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor is the focus of the new Mel Gibson film coming out this November. More »
A combined force of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps succeeded in taking the strategically vital island of Okinawa after 82 days of savage fighting. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.