VIDEO: In Alaska, the 2nd Deadliest Battle of the Pacific
The Battle of Attu in May of 1943 was the only land battle of World War II fought on incorporated U.S. territory. It was the second deadliest battle in the Pacific Theater, after Iwo Jima, due largely to a failed last-ditch banzai charge.
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
Fire for Effect: Road to Nowhere in Burma
"Despite the incredible constancy and valor of the men who fought there, maybe none of the great powers...had a clear understanding of what they were doing in Burma," muses columnist Robert M. Citino on the Allied role and their impact during the Burma campaign.
Allied Forces’ Fight for Air Superiority in James Holland’s “Big Week”
In the Netherlands, the Allies battle the Luftwaffe for air power just days before D-Day in author James Holland's latest book