Marine and Navy bomber pilots made history in the Douglas SBD Dauntless dive-bomber, fondly known as ‘Slow But Deadly.’ More »
Japanese attacks on airfields in the Marianas to counter U.S. B-29 bombing raids on the mainland would eventually lead to the invasion of Iowa Jima. More »
During the Battle of Midway four Japanese aircraft carriers were destroyed by American planes, shifting the balance in the South Pacific. More »
The Japanese battleship Yamato became ‘one for the pelicans’ as U.S. Navy planes pummeled the giant in the East China Sea. More »
The most astonishing looking common aircraft of World War II was arguably the twin-tailed Lockheed P-38 Lightning. 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.