Find Marshal Sir John Dill and Prime Minister Winston Churchill shared a contentious relationship on both sides of the Atlantic. More »
Major General Eric Dorman-Smith was an architect of the strategy that won the first battle of El Alamein in June 1942. More »
The British 3.7-inch antiaircraft gun might have served as an effective counter to heavy German armor in the North African Desert. More »
Early in World War II, the infantry ‘Matilda’ tank added weight to the Commonwealth units in North Africa. More »
A litany of defeats followed the Italian military victories in Ethiopia and Albania, precipitating the rapid fall from power of Benito Mussolini. More »
One of the more underappreciated WW2 leaders, Field Marshal Archibald Wavell had accomplished much, often with very little, only to be marginalized when he could not perform miracles. More »
As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.