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...
On September the first, 1939 a massive German Army invaded Poland. Follow the battles, the armored thrusts and the fight in the air.
Dieppe, 19th August 1942 wasn't just a cover for an Enigma 'Pinch'. RAF radar technician, Flight Sergeant Jack Nissenthall had the task of rendering German Freya radar system at Pourville unusable
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?
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.
As Winston Churchill, the new Prime Minister, put it, “the Battle of France is over, the Battle of Britain is about to begin"
In 1933 a tiny provincial airport was built at Gravesend. It grew gradually until WW2 was declared when it expanded rapidly into a front line fighter station. It was the home for many nationalities that flew as RAF. We...
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
Okinawa was one of the bloodiest battle of the Pacific campaign one where Japanese soldiers on the island fought a desperate battle to the last man under an avalanche of Allied bombs and bullets.
The Battle of Pea Ridge was the largest land battle west of the Mississippi River it was fought on March 6-8, 1862, on the frozen fields in northwest Arkansas near a rocky outcrop known Pea Ridge.