By the time the first Japanese bomber appeared over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, tensions between Japan and the United States had been mounting for the better part of a decade, making war seem inevitable.
What It was like to be a sailor during the Pearl Harbor attack.
How Hershel “Woody” Williams used his flamethrowing prowess to become an American hero.
The loss of USS Indianapolis was famously memorialized in the movie "Jaws."
From the man who led the evacuation of USS Arizona to the fighter pilot who took to the skies in his pajamas, learn the stories of eight of the many servicemen who distinguished themselves on one of the darkest days in American military history.
The nearly three-month battle for Okinawa that ended on June 22, 1945 was the last—and the bloodiest—clash between Japanese and U.S. forces in the Pacific during World War II.
Changing course, the Pentagon will exhume and try to identify the remains of hundreds of USS Oklahoma sailors killed during the 1941 Pearl Harbor bombing.
Researchers have used an underwater drone to explore the wreck of USS Independence, a light aircraft carrier that served during World War II and later became a target during atomic bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll.
The remains of six Japanese soldiers killed during battle on the island of Peleliu in 1944 have been discovered after being sealed in a cave for 70 years.
Seventy years after U.S. Marines began the invasion of Iwo Jima, take a look back at one of the most hard-fought battles of World War II.