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 »
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.