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 »
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.