Top US World War II Generals

A number of excellent military leaders emerged from World War II, including the top World War II Generals.  When such a list is compiled,...

U.S. Army’s Youngest General – Mark W. Clark

Mark Wayne Clark in 1943 U.S. Army’s youngest General, Mark W. Clark, is thought by many to be one of the best U.S. Generals of...

OVERVIEW OF WORLD WAR II

Introduction World War II was a global conflict involving most of the worlds’ nations and over 100 million military personnel worldwide.  The war, divided into...

WWII – First USMC Native American Minnie Spotted Wolf

July 2013 marks another WWII milestone - the 70th year anniversary of the first Native American woman enlisting in the USMC Women’s Reserve -...

Highest Scoring Tank Ace of WWII – Kurt Knispel

The highest scoring tank ace of WWII was Germany’s Kurt Knispel.  Knispel total tank kills were confirmed at 168, with some unconfirmed estimates stating...

WW II King Tiger Tank

One of the most feared weapons of World War II, the King Tiger Tank (also known as Tiger Tank II) donned an almost impenetrable...

WWI and WWII US Navy Nurse Corps

In 1908, US Congress established the United States Navy Nurse Corps.  Up until this time, women nurses had been working unofficially on Navy ships...

WWII Weapons and Tactics

During WWII, both the Allies and Axis continually designed, produced and implemented advanced weapons and tactics in their endeavor for supremacy.  Industrial advancements and...

WWII Women’s Army Air Corps

The WWII Women’s Army Air Corps was implemented in 1942 through joint efforts of various Army bureaus.  Coordinating it all was Lt. Col. Gilman...