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 »
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.