At the end of 1943 the Allied armies battling their way north in Italy came up against the German Gustav Line and ground to a halt. More »
The World War II Polish cavalryman was a well-trained and highly motivated elite mobile infantryman. More »
Wladyslaw Anders led the Polish II Corps through hard fighting in Italy that restored Polish pride and helped defeat the Third Reich. More »
Guam had been U.S. Territory for nearly half a century when it was overrun by the Japanese in 1941. It took considerable effort to take it back. More »
In the October 2014 issue of WWII History Magazine, you’ll see rare photographs of French children who struggled to cope with the hardships of war. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.