John Singlaub served as a covert operative in Europe and the Pacific. Below is Bob Bergin’s interview with Singlaub, first published in 2008. More »
In 1938, Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin undertook a secret prewar mission to Great Britain. At stake: another world war and the lives of millions. More »
Irish-born “Mad Mike” Hoare led a rag-tag band of mercenaries on a comic-opera invasion of the Seychelles Islands. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.