General George Patton


Patton: Loved, Hated, Appreciated

Genius. Jerk. Call him what you will, General George Patton managed to do the impossible—alienating peers and subordinates alike. Read more


USS Arizona:
Meeting the Lost Crew

A new project is finding more accurate information about the men killed aboard Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona — and revealing more about their lives. Read more



WWII Mascots of Land, Sea, and Sky

Meet some of the animal companions that lifted the spirits of America’s WWII fighting men.




Cobra King: Where Is She Today?

World War II’s most famous US tank—the one that broke German siege lines at Bastogne 70 years ago in the Bulge—is restored and ready for display. She’s just waiting for the museum where she’ll rest to be constructed.



Hard Times in Hürtgen Forest

View World War II combat photos of American GIs fighting the grueling Battle of Germany’s Hürtgen Forest (often spelled Huertgen or Hurtgen) in 1944.