Passchendaele with Tree Bursts
The U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion held Hill 400 in the embattled Hurtgen Forest against five fierce German counterattacks in December 1944.
By James I. Marino
Getting the Gliders Off the Ground
The American glider-building program more often resembled a comedy of errors than
a serious wartime manufacturing effort.
By Flint Whitlock
Death of a Garrison
The German forces defending the city of Ternopil were virtually annihilated by the Red
Army in the autumn of 1943.
By Pat McTaggart
Gallantry on the High Seas
The heroics of British Royal Navy armed merchant cruisers Rawalpindi and Jervis Bay
were indicative of the courage displayed by the little vessels defending the convoys.
By Robert Barr Smith
Kamikazes Caught on the Ground
In January 1945, planes of the U.S. Fifth Air Force smashed Japanese kamikazes
at Clark Field in Philippines before they could attack U.S. Navy ships.
By Robert F. McEniry, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret.)
Discovery in the depths of Lake Garda.
Prior to his arrival in North Africa, General Sir Claude Auchinleck primarily led Indian troops and performed well in difficult circumstances during the campaign in Norway.
The K Ration fed millions of American troops and refugees during World War II.
Allied intelligence personnel, including
Americans, at secret locations in Britain helped win the war against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.
Combat fatigue took its toll on the fighting men of World War II.
Prior to Pearl Harbor, a concerted effort was mounted to keep the United States out of World War II.
It might be time to step back from the zombie craze and go in a new direction.