During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, a telling blow was delivered to Japanese interests in the South Pacific during a short span of 15 minutes… More »
The B-25 Billy Mitchell Bomber served Allied forces from the beginning of the war to the very end. More »
In the midst of escalating numbers of World War 2 casualties, American soldiers followed a medical care echelon system initially devised for European battlefields. More »
Admiral William F. “Bull” Halsey earned a legendary reputation for daring and boldness as commander of the U.S. Third Fleet. More »
World War II’s Kokoda Track campaign consisted of a series of battles fought between July and November 1942. More »
During World War II, Allied fighter strategy in Europe did not come up with a winning formula for a long time in the battle for air supremacy. More »
The Battle of Buna during the defense of Australia in New Guinea saw both sides battle stubborn resistance, harsh jungle, and treacherous mountains. 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.