The ordeal of convoy PQ-17 is indicative of Nazi efforts to sever the lend-lease lifeline to the Soviet Union. More »
Three days after Pearl Harbor, the loss of the battleship Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser Repulse crippled the British defense of the Far East. More »
When France surrendered in June 1940, a fearful Winston Churchill’s solution was Operation Catapult: an attack on French ships at Mers-el-Kébir. More »
Just After Pearl Harbor, the Prince Of Wales and Repulse were both sent out to stop the Japanese… More »
A dance of guesswork and faulty intelligence lead to the greatest one-day allied PQ 17 arctic convoy shipping loss on the high seas. 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.