The elite ‘Bradenburgers,’ or Brandenburg commandos, scored many spectacular successes during clandestine operations. More »
Nicholas Horthy, regent of Hungary, the vaunted admiral without a fleet, was much more than that. More »
The fall of Berlin signaled the end of Nazi Germany and its reign of terror in occupied Europe. More »
A pair of Italian families was caught up in the chaos of Mussolini and Fascist Italy during World War II. More »
The use of proximity fuses in the Battle of the Bulge was a milestone for Allied scientists seeking to develop an efficient artillery shell. More »
The Odds Were Stacked Against the Success of German Fallschirmjäger Paratrooper Operation Stösser, Launched During the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The Belgian village of Malmedy, near the site of an infamous massacre was successfully defended against German attacks during the great battle. More »
The Reichenberg Project presented a controversial response to the might of overwhelming Allied air power: German kamikazes. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.