During the Allied advance across France, American armored units prevailed in a major battle with German tanks. More »
The American M26 Pershing heavy tank arrived too late to dramatically impact the course of World War II. More »
Like the Allied Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks and other German armored units were a benefit and an impediment during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Weeks of casualties made the American effort to capture the Hürtgen in the winter of 1944-1945 one of the most costly in the nation’s history. More »
The 43rd tank battalion mysteriously disappeared during a bitter winter fight for a French village. More »
Commanded by General William “Texas Bill” Simpson, the U.S. Ninth Army fought its way across Europe. More »
General Omar Bradley proved a capable subordinate to Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allied supreme commander in Europe. More »
British interests in Europe clashed with American strategy in WWII. How the clash influenced the making of the Iron Curtain is debated to this day. More »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.