The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu. More »
The Japanese Imperial Navy’s air attack on the Australian city of Darwin was the greatest military disaster ever inflicted on that country’s soil. More »
Despite its high production numbers, the Hawker Typhoon 1A and 1B were both plagued by a series of design and technical problems. More »
A powerful typhoon wreaked havoc with the U.S. Navy’s task force 38 in December 1944. It would be followed shortly after by a second. More »
In a remarkable feat of seamanship, the American submarine USS Batfish sank three Japanese submarines on one patrol. More »
Operation Jericho was a desperate attempt to disrupt the planned executions of French Resistance prisoners. More »
Douglas Bader was a formidable foe in the air and as a prisoner of the Germans even though he had no legs. More »
Years after the date that continues to live in infamy, John Sanford Baird remembers the ordeal. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.