Pre-Invasion Madness in England: The Final Days Before D-Day
Southern England's residents and teporary "guests" recall the weeks just before D-Day when the world took on a surreal cast
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—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.
World War II
Why a Famous Mystic Spooked the Royal Navy During World War II
After a devastating Royal Navy loss, military authorities felt duty bound to keep a careful eye on a famed Scottish mystic.
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...