1. These Fighting ‘Mighty Midgets’ Packed Big Guns

    By Ron Soodalter The Asiatic-Pacific Theater in World War II culminated with a grueling, bloody amphibious campaign to capture one Japanese-held seabound stronghold after another. To deliver soldiers to the various beachheads along the sea route to Japan, the U.S. Navy relied larg
  2. We Remember the Fighting. But What About the Shipping?

    By James Holland It’s probably fair to say that most of us spend a lot more time thinking about the folks leaping from landing craft than we do about the landing craft themselves, yet back in August this year, at the extraordinary D-Day Ohio event at Conneaut, Ohio, on the shores