Anthropologist Tom Harrisson led operations against the Japanese on the world’s third largest island. More »
The ruthless Reinhard Hydric, responsible for the murder of many, was himself assassinated in Prague in 1942. More »
The abduction of General Heinrich Kreipe was a triumph for the British Special Operations Executive. More »
An attempt to capture of kill the Desert Fox failed but the effort made a hero of Geoffrey Keyes. More »
Allied intelligence efforts in Thailand influenced the course of World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. More »
Britain’s Special Operations Executive conducted abortive covert operations in Albania during 1943-1944. More »
Allied efforts in Indochina were a harbinger of years of fighting in Southeast Asia following World war II. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.