American Volunteer Group pilot Charlie Mott survived as a captive of the Japanese, often in surprising circumstances. More »
American Volunteer Group (AVG) pilot Charlie Bond fought the Japanese in the skies above China. 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.