World War II
The Incredible Six-Man Patrol Who Captured 32 POWs in a Single Day
It was 1944, and members of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, were bold enough to take on a seemingly impossible mission.
War Story: A GI recalls his D-Day Experience at Omaha Beach
In an essay written soon after the war, a GI recalls his D+1 at Omaha Beach and after
‘This Is What Hell Is Like’: 74 Years Ago, My Grandfather-in-Law Liberated the Dachau Concentration Camp
It was April 29, 1945, a cold, damp day when a 19-year-old private and his fellow soldiers got orders to liberate a Nazi concentration camp called Dachau.
Conversation with Dick Cole, the Last of the Doolittle Raiders
A conversation with Dick Cole who copiloted the lead B-25 with Doolittle in the famous 1942 raid...
During Halsey’s Typhoon, Two Captains Fight A Stormy Fate
Among U.S. Navy Admiral Bill "Bull" Halsey's Third Fleet, two captains struggle to control their ships whilst in the eye of a whiplashing storm