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 B-25 Billy Mitchell Bomber served Allied forces from the beginning of the war to the very end. More »
The seaplane tender USS Curtiss survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with young Ensign Gene Verge in command. More »
In two world wars, British and American chaplains risked their lives to bring a fleeting sense of peace and glory to soldiers on the battlefield. More »
Reeling from two atomic bombs, the Japanese were physically and psychologically un-prepared for a massive invasion from communist Russia. More »
The invention of an American businessman found an unintended purpose and changed the conduct of amphibious warfare during World War II. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.