When Hitler invaded Russia in 1941, he expected a swift victory. At Stalingrad his troops ran headlong into Russias best commander: General Winter. More »
WWII History Magazine contributor Christopher Miskimon shares with us his list of history’s long shots and the most heroic last stands. More »
Near Cherkassy, on the bend of the Dniepr River, surrounded German troops fought for their lives during the winter of 1943-1944.
The execution of Marshal Georgi Zhukov’s master plan for Operation Uranus trapped the German 6th Army in Stalingrad. More »
General George S. Patton and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel were masters of battlefield mobility and the operational art of war. More »
In one of the saddest chapters of World War II History, the Siege of Leningrad led to a terrible famine and lasted an incredible 900 days. More »
Red Air Force female pilot Lilya Litvak became a fighter ace and a Hero of the Soviet Union fighting the Germans. More »
The Nazi Einsatzgruppen began the World War II’s most closely guarded operation: the annihilation of the Jews. More »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.