Immediately after hearing the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, General George C. Marshall, the chief of staff of the United States Army, directed all commanders in the Pacific to implement war plan Rainbow 5.1 While the plan called for the military forces in the...read more
The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...read more
The documentary 'Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story' is a tribute to Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Price Ramsey from Illinois. He was a United States Army officer and guerrilla leader during the World War II Japanese occupation of the Philippines. During the early...read more
Charts features black & white drawings of front and profile views of various light, medium and heavy tanks and self-propelled weapons. Included are American, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese, and English vehicles.
The German Infantry Squad in Action - A Demonstration of minor field Tactics (1944). How a German Squad attacks a position. Produced in WW2 by the U.S. Army to give soldiers an idea of common German tactics.
Even before the U.S. entered WWII, the 37mm gun was rendered relatively ineffective against enemy tanks as they had evolved with thicker armor since 1939. It was dropped from the armament of U.S. medium tanks when the M3 Lee was supplanted by the new line of M4...read more
The howitzer motor carriage M7 Priest was an important self-propelled artillery piece in the U.S. arsenal. It was based on the M3 chassis and carried a 105mm howitzer and a crew of seven. It was nicknamed the Priest by the British because of its distinctive machine gun pulpit.