In April 1917, the flint-hard Canadian Corps captured the toughest German bastion on the Western Front at Vimy Ridge. More »
For the untested Canadian 1st Division, the spring-like weather at Ypres, Belgium, would be cruelly interrupted by an ominous green cloud… More »
One of the more underappreciated WW2 leaders, Field Marshal Archibald Wavell had accomplished much, often with very little, only to be marginalized when he could not perform miracles. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.