101st Airborne Division pathfinders and their headstrong leader set foot in a dark Normandy just 15 minutes into D-Day.
In 1949, 'Battleground' was one of the first films that showed audiences what a combat soldier’s life was really like—and this, it turned out, was the basis for its success
An unexpected, bloody charge toward the enemy to take a key bridge at La Fière helped shape D-Day operations
A Frenchman honors D-Day and the U.S. Army Rangers.
The courageous socialite played a key role in the French Resistance—yet received little credit for her efforts.
Southern England's residents and teporary "guests" recall the weeks just before D-Day when the world took on a surreal cast
Galloping Horse Ridge is a grueling hike for history buffs
It was 1944, and members of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, were bold enough to take on a seemingly impossible mission.
In an essay written soon after the war—published here for the first time—a GI recalls his time at Omaha Beach and the events afterward
‘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.
A conversation with Dick Cole who copiloted the lead B-25 with Doolittle in the famous 1942 raid...
At Omaha Beach, Norman "Dutch" Cota proved that adaptability and grit can win the day when plans go awry