Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin’s pivotal meeting in the Iranian capital in late 1943 decided the fate of the postwar world order. More »
Vyacheslav Molotov a founding member of Soviet Communism, confronted anti-Soviet figures from Hitler to Truman, and outlived his Kremlin colleagues. More »
Marshal Semyon M. Budenny was the hero of the Red Cavalry in the Russian Civil and Great Patriotic Wars. More »
Charles de Gaulle maintained French participation in world affairs and sought to leverage Stalin and the Soviet Union for political benefit. More »
Joseph Stalin purged his officer corps of thousands of talented leaders before the start of World War II. It almost cost Russia the war. 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.