The execution of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini marked an ignominious end for the swaggering Fascist. More »
Early in World War II, the Red Sea was a combat zone as the Allied and Axis navies vied for control.
Troops of the British Commonwealth, particularly those of South Africa, played a key role in driving the Italians from Somaliland and Ethiopia. More »
George VI visited the United States in the spring of 1939 as Britain prepared for war with Germany. 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.