Prince William Forest Park has 37 miles of hiking trails—and a secret past.
‘Why Were Aircraft Markings for the U.S. Army Air Forces Only Applied on the Top Side of the Left Wing?’
A closer look at why U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft had distinctive markings, and the purpose they served during World War II.
Heavy bombing had always been part of the Allies’ plans, but less thought had been given to close air support of the army. All that changed in the summer of 1942.
A scenic hiking trail in central Italy once served as a route for prisoners fleeing a notorious war camp.
Fixated upon his country's national identity, Miklós Horthy yearned for a way to reclaim its lost glory and lost territory.
Got a history question? Ask World War II.
A fateful day—and question—shadowed Kermit Tyler all his life.
Walk Bloody Ridge, and it becomes clear why a swathe of otherwise unremarkable ground was so important to the Allies.
The war left its mark on the renowned actor and transformed the 1946 film "It’s a Wonderful Life."
Seaman Second Class Jack Edward Rowe's 1944 voyage to France unfolds with disarming candor in a diary he left behind.
"Without thinking about it or having time to be scared, I crawled back to the open hatch, crouched in front of it, and rolled out."