WWII Quarterly

Winter 2020

Volume 11, No. 2

COVER: German soldiers in heavy winter gear advance across a frozen landscape on the Eastern Front.
Photo: Alamy Stock Photo

Winter 2020

WWII Quarterly, Editorial

Ten Interesting World War II Facts

1. The first American serviceman killed in World War II was Captain Robert M. Losey from Andrew, Iowa. He was serving as a military attaché and was killed in Norway on April 21, 1940, when German aircraft bombed the Dombås railway station where he and others were awaiting transportation. Read more

Winter 2020

WWII Quarterly

Monty Crosses the Rhine

By Zita Ballinger Fletcher

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery is best known for defeating Germany’s famed commander, Erwin Rommel, at the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Read more

Winter 2020

WWII Quarterly

The Thunder of Operation Gallop

by Pat McTaggart

As Adolf Hitler’s vaunted Sixth Army lay in its death throes in the ruins of Stalingrad, German forces to the west of the city faced their own kind of hell. Read more