August 2017

AMERICA IN WWII Aug 2017

 

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Features

 

Like Shooting Turkeys

When the US invasion of Saipan landed forces ominously close to Japan in June 1944, the empire responded with a preplanned assault. Then its planes started dropping from the sky. By Bill Sloan

Red River Kids at War

Three spunky siblings in central Louisiana did their best for the war effort. And they had some fun doing it. By Kevin M. Hymel

Plotting Postwar Peace

With defeat of the Axis all but certain, Allied leaders met at the regal Dumbarton Oaks estate in Georgetown to figure out how to defeat war itself. By Mark Weisenmiller

The Cactus Air Force

The patched-together air group based at Guadalcanal’s Henderson Field was a hodge-podge of marine, navy, army, and New Zealander units. But it gave the Japanese plenty to worry about. America in WWII Photo Essay

Departments

 

Kilroy

A Note from Our Editor

V-Mail

Letters from Our Readers

Home Front

A Bastion of Burgers

Pinup

Evelyn Keyes

Landings

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

I Was There

Camp Purgatory, New Guinea

War Stories

Memories from the War Years

Books and Media

Our Latest Reviews

78 RPM

Shep Fields and His New Music

WWII Events

A Calendar of Present-Day Happenings

GIs

Sergeant to Shavetail on Saipan