Nancy Wake was very successful at covert operations during World War II. By 1943, she was the most wanted person by the German Gestapo. She received medals from France, Britain and the United States.
Of all the women of World War Two, the Land Girls stand out for the hard work they did on farms in Britain and abroad. WW2 Land Girls working the land so that Britain could eat! Land Girls mattered.
An complete guide to British, American and German World War 2 Campaign Medals Ribbons and Clasps.
A Japanese wonder weapon that could have devastated the U.S. if it went in full operation.
This is a quiz on World War II designed to aid all students studying the war. Homeschooled students should find this particularly helpful, along with trivia buffs interested in our nation's wars throughout history.
Are people born to lead? It is an endless debate, but successful commanders all seem to have certain innate qualities.
In February 1942, the night sky over a blacked out Los Angeles erupted in anti-aircraft fire. Were the Japanese invading? Or was it a UFO? One thing was certain: the city was on the edge.
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 look at a brief history of some of the squadrons that fought here.
The Battle of Pea Ridge was a major turning point west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War fought on March 6-8, 1862.
The amazing true story of one courageous family's struggle to survive in a cave for 511 days despite being surrounded by Nazi forces during World War II.