Ike’s son, historian John Eisenhower, recalls attending meetings with the British wartime leader and reflects on his character and accomplishments.
J.D. Salinger carried a draft of his subsequently classic novel with him when he landed on the beach at Normandy.
The recent discovery of the hull of the battleship Nevada recalls her dramatic action at Pearl Harbor and ultimate revenge on D-Day as the first ship to fire on the Nazis.
Authentic brass “crickets” issued to American paratroopers on D-Day are now quite rare. A worldwide search recently “unearthed a lost piece of sound history”
Seventy-five years ago this June, the celebrated writer for The New Yorker was one of the first journalists to witness the carnage on Omaha Beach.
The April 1969 issue was typical of classic issues of American Heritage, with dramatic and substantive essays on George Washington, Ike and Patton, the Transcontinental Railroad, the "ship that wouldn't die," and many other fascinating subjects from our nation's past
Eisenhower's call to proceed with D-Day was anything but inevitable
Why World War II is so difficult to get right on the screen—and the movies that do it best
Reminiscences of World War II’s European Theater add up to considerably more than a bunch of good war stories
A soldier who landed in the second wave on Omaha Beach assesses the broadest implications of what he and his comrades achieved there
Only those of us who were there know what Ike was really saying when the famous photograph was taken.
To this day nobody will take responsibility for the orphan dead of the 741st Tank Battalion.
The G.I.’s were far more numerous than any army that ever occupied Britain; none left so little visible trace, none so touching a legacy