Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
U.S. Navy submarines assisted in the conduct of numerous covert raids during the Pacific War. More »
In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur and his family escaped from the Philippines in a daring PT-Boat operation. More »
The handsome 1907 Savage pistol lost out to the larger Colt 1911 as the U. S. Army’s new side arm of choice. More »
In the case of Chad Hanna, caught up in the turmoil of World War II, the colloquial saying was definitely true. More »
Air Corps officer Ed Dyess fought the Japanese in the Philippines, escaped from a POW camp, and gave his life to save those of others. More »
Henry Lawton served in the U.S. Army for 35 years, from the Civil War to the Philippines, leading the force that captured Geronimo. 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 »
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.