Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 film conjures something that every veteran knows about military service: it sucks.
Approximately 100,000 Filipinos died in Japan’s wanton destruction of the port city in 1945.
Douglas MacArthur lived all over the world, but his family history brought him back to the Chesapeake.
References mention that Allied convoy escorts during the Battle of the Atlantic would sometimes raise this ominous-sounding alert. But why?
The RTF was a service with a double life—flying on behalf of the Japanese, while also working against Japan as a secret collaborator of the OSS.
"Wir von der Luftwaffe" ("We of the Luftwaffe") is filled with photos and autograph pages so owners could revisit their flying days with the Wehrmacht.
The Hiroshima Panels by Iri and Toshi Maruki were the earliest artworks to portray human suffering in the wake of the atomic bomb.
As 1941's Operation Barbarossa progressed, residents of the Soviet capital fled—or stayed behind to fight.
Reflections on the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, and their tragedies and triumphs in battle.
In 1944, the future baseball star was a young lieutenant who refused to move to the back of a shuttle bus, initiating a series of events that resulted in his court-martial.
Directed and written by John Boorman, the 1987 film presents World War II as a life-altering adventure for young protagonist Billy Rowan.
With tough love and conviction, Colonel Frank A. Armstrong helped make history high above Europe
Captured by photographer Herman Schnipper, the USS Astoria endured the three-hour frenzy during the bloody fight for Okinawa