Admiral Isoruoku Yamamoto led the Imperial Japanese Navy into war but warned that the United States was a formidable foe. More »
The target ship USS Utah, a memorial to the dead of December 7, 1941, exists in relative obscurity. More »
It’s been 74 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Today we look back at the Day of Infamy and how it shaped the course of America’s future. More »
The Pearl Harbor salvage effort following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was an epic of skill, bravery, and ingenuity. More »
The five Sullivan brothers made the supreme sacrifice aboard the cruiser USS Juneau off Guadalcanal. More »
Considered one of the greatest survival sagas of World War II, the story of the USS Franklin is almost too fantastic to believe. 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.