Marrying an American dive-bomber design and a British engine, the North American P-51 Mustang became one of the greatest fighters of World War II. More »
The rugged Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter played a vital ground support role in the Allied repulse of Hitler’s famed counteroffensive. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
As the weather cleared, allied aircraft hit the Germans hard during the Battle of the Bulge, blunting Hitler’s audacious Ardennes counteroffensive. More »
The deployment of the Ninth Air Force brought the concept of tactical air support into action for the Allies. 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.