France's 1940 army was a more powerful force than it is as remembered as, but also suffered from serious shortcomings.
When the British made life difficult for German submarines, the U-boats began patrolling US waters. They enjoyed so much success against the unprepared Americans, they called it the Second Happy Time.
While Sgt. Alvin York achieved fame in World War 1 for single-handedly capturing 132 German soldiers, unsung hero Marine Private Guy Gabaldon, captured nearly 1,500 Japanese in World War 2.
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.
Celebrating a Russian National Holiday Victory Day on the 9th of May remains the ideal appreciation and respect for the soldiers who fought in World War II. Many soldiers gained medals during the Great patriotic War. As...
The largest POW escape during World War II occurred near the town of Cowra, Australia when a thousand Japanese prisoners of war rioted and more than 350 escaped temporarily into the countryside.
Fascism was and is a stark warning from history. This article highlights how a political viewpoint, which had ripped Europe came to a rather sudden and abrupt end...
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.
In 1943, a transport was struck by a German guided missile. Of the estimated 1,180 dead, some 1,050 were U.S. soldiers. To this day the incident is still officially unacknowledged.
List of World War II fighter aircraft.