South Pacific Command needed a fighter, and the hard-driving William F. Halsey Jr. proved to be the right admiral for ...
Prior to the epochal naval battle, Japan had formulated a detailed scheme to land troops and take the atoll by force. Would it have worked?
Commodore George Dewey and the future of the Philippines
The spring of 1943 witnessed a dramatic escalation in U-boat attacks on Allied shipping—but the tide soon turned on the wolf packs.