During the 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily, the British and Germans fought pitched battles for two key bridges: the Malati and the Primosole. More »
From North Africa to the Italian Alps, Vladimir Peniakoff harried the Germans and Italians at every opportunity. More »
Outnumbered Japanese troops, executing a bold campaign, captured the great fortress city of Singapore in 73 days. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
After the disastrous failure of operation market garden, the allies were determined to open the german held Belgian port on the Scheldt Estuary. More »
Trapped on a beach near Dunkirk, troops of the British Expeditionary Force fought the attacking Germans and looked toward home for rescue. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.