Legendary actor Jimmy Stewart piloted a bomber over Germany and retired after a lengthy military career. More »
Here, Sam McGowan takes a look at Ploesti and the first fully mechanized war in the context of oil. More »
During Operation Frantic on the Eastern Front, American bombers used Soviet bases for shuttle runs against the Axis targets. More »
Controversial ‘Bomber’ Harris shaped the British strategic air offensive against Nazi Germany as head of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command. More »
In 1943 during Operation Tidal Wave, American bombers attacked Romanian oil fields, which were vital to the Nazi war machine. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.