Ferocious attacks by Japanese planes took a heavy toll in lives and damaged dozens of U.S. Navy vessels during operations to capture the island. 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 USS West Virginia sank during the attack on Pearl Harbor with three trapped sailors who fought to survive for sixteen days. More »
The Pearl Harbor salvage effort following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was an epic of skill, bravery, and ingenuity. More »
In the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, recovery crews made a grisly discovery aboard the USS West Virginia. 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.