The use of proximity fuses in the Battle of the Bulge was a milestone for Allied scientists seeking to develop an efficient artillery shell. More »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come. More »
The daring exploits of dedicated island residents provided valuable intelligence during the long fight against the Japanese. More »
During the Battle of Guadalcanal, the fight for the eastern Solomons helped hasten the Japanese withdrawal from the southern Solomons. More »
Commodore Thomas Macdonough braved the pirates of the First Barbary War and faced the British on Lake Champlain. More »
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.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.