During 1943's Operation Husky, fire from ship and shore killed dozens of Americans—and provided the Allies with a costly lesson.
From the imposing stronghold of Sigmaringen, a toxic blend of French collaborators ran a government-in-exile.
The retired lieutenant colonel recalls his days spent at England's Duxford Air Force Base—and in the sky.
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.