Published December 07, 2012
Perhaps the greatest lesson of Pearl Harbor is that nothing is impossible for the American people.
Published November 12, 2012
American history is replete with tales of conflict between presidents and Congress, but rarely have both institutions been more in agreement than when they bestowed five-star ranks on eight admirals and generals near the end of World War II.
Published August 07, 2012
It took four months of bitter fighting before Guadalcanal was secure and the Japanese abandoned their efforts to re-capture it.
Published June 16, 2012
The only thing more difficult than ordering men into harm’s way is sending one’s own son into battle. It has happened throughout history and continues with men and women today, but rarely have there been more sweeping and poignant father-son experiences than during World War II.
Published June 09, 2012
Only four men in American history have been accorded the five-star rank of Fleet Admiral. Chester W. Nimitz, William F. Halsey, Jr., William D. Leahy, and Ernest J. King, not only rose to the top and won World War II, but also gave the United States Navy a global reach that has lasted for almost seven decades.