Guam Landings 1944 The Second Battle of Guam (21 July – 10 August 1944) was the American capture of the Japanese held island of Guam, a United States territory since 1898 (in the Mariana Islands), during the Pacific campaign of World War II. Guam,...
World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.
There were over 35 million civilian and soldier casualties in WWI. Over 15 million died and 20 million were wounded. The amount of casualties and wounded soldiers is astonishing. World War I was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history.
The Mashantucket Pequots are an Eastern Woodland people with its traditional homelands in what is now known as Southeastern Connecticut having endured centuries of conflict, survival and continuity on and around one of America's oldest Indian reservations, established in 1666. The fox stands as a vigilant reminder of the turbulent times when the Pequot adopted the name, which remains today, The Fox People. As the first native people within the borders of the continental United States to…
Lt. Floyd Cole is pictured in his uniform wearing his parachute just before climbing aboard the B-17 bomber he piloted on 30 combat missions over German occupied Europe during World War II as part of the American 8th Air Force. Photo provided. 452nd BG Deopham, Norfolk
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Samuel Johnson (February 21, 1920 – December 27, 1998) was a USAAF fighter pilot during World War II. He is credited with scoring 27 victories during the conflict flying a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt. Robert S. Johnson was the first USAAF fighter pilot in the European theater to surpass Eddie Rickenbacker's World War I score of 26 victories. He finished his combat tour with 27 kills.
Quentin Aanenson, a World War II fighter pilot - Here's a letter he wrote to his fiance, but never mailed. It's a haunting, honest portrayal of what many soldiers went through during this terrible conflict. "...I live in a world of death. I have watched my friends die in a variety of violent ways..."