This small Italian village on the Sicily coast hosted a stiff battle to repel Allied landings in July 1943. More »
Teddy Roosevelt Jr. suffered health problems throughout the entire war, and died shortly after the D-Day Invasion. More »
A Veteran of D-Day, the Huertgen Forest, and the Bulge, Medal of Honor recipient Fighting George Mabry was a tough little hero of WWII. More »
“I’m going ahead with the troops,” Roosevelt said. “Get word to the Navy and bring them in. We’ll start the war from here.” More »
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.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.