The Navy’s first ace of World War II disappeared mysteriously one night during the Tarawa campaign.
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Erwin Rommel’s hands-on approach to military leadership in World War II brought him into constant brushes with danger and death.
Failure to detect a long-running Abwehr counterintelligence operation cost the SOE numerous secrets—and lives.
What was thought to be a “muddy potato” turned out to be a World War II-era grenade.
The submarine’s claim to fame is being the first U-boat sunk by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Almost overnight, Evansville, Indiana, found itself transformed by defense contracts into a hotbed of U.S. military production
Innumerable books have been written about the 1940 Battle of Britain. Almost nothing has been published in the West concerning the equally pivotal World War II aerial campaign waged over Moscow between Germany and the Soviet Union during 1941 and early 1942.
Bob Hope’s daughter Linda spoke to Military History about her new book detailing her father’s World War II experiences and shared personal memories of him
The U.S. Army recognized the vital outlet that music provided, but G.I.s preferred parody songs of their own invention over wholesome tunes pushed by top brass.