Battles of World War II
The power of the carrot first came into play with the installation of airborne interception radar (AIR) in planes of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II. Before the use of AIR, the British were being...
The conditions at Iwo Jima made the battle an epic of struggle against extreme odds. Ingenious defenses, demoralizing attacks, and the island itself with Mount Suribachi looming in the background gave a special horror...
Iwo Jima was a battle of unmatched length and intensity. But if the war had happened a couple decades earlier or later, the battle might not have been fought. Why did it happen?
The first Naval Battle of WW2 was the Battle of the River Plate, opposite Montevideo in the South Atlantic. A British Navy Division did battle with the mighty German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and damaged her...
Credit for victory in the Battle of Britain usually goes to the Spitfire and the men who flew her. New evidence shows other factors - some from the 1920s.
Attu is the westernmost island in the Alaskan Aleutian Island Chain. Attu is also the westernmost location in the U.S. The village of Attu was a magical place before being taken as P.O.W.s to Japan
Once the Invasion forces had landed and made their way off the beaches they needed to consolidate their position and push forward against the German forces
This article goes over the Battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic and the importance of Britain.
A tribute to the Allied Merchant Navy in WW2, this article describes the convoy tactic that was fundamental during the Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945) as a defense against the German U.Boats and their so-called wolf...
As Winston Churchill, the new Prime Minister, put it, “the Battle of France is over, the Battle of Britain is about to begin"
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