American airborne and ground troops swiftly captured the fortress island of Corregidor in Manila Bay with a coordinated operation in early 1945. More »
Marrying an American dive-bomber design and a British engine, the North American P-51 Mustang became one of the greatest fighters of World War II. More »
The rugged Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter played a vital ground support role in the Allied repulse of Hitler’s famed counteroffensive. More »
As the weather cleared, allied aircraft hit the Germans hard during the Battle of the Bulge, blunting Hitler’s audacious Ardennes counteroffensive. More »
The U.S. 29th infantry division fought its way ashore in Normandy on the bloodiest of D-Day beaches. More »
The author remembers the harrowing experience of piloting a bomber in the skies above Nazi Germany. More »
Ferocious attacks by Japanese planes took a heavy toll in lives and damaged dozens of U.S. Navy vessels during operations to capture the island. More »
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.