Outstanding military Naval leaders, soldiers, sailors, and marines are discussed and the Theater commanders of General Dwight D. Eisenhower are also discussed.
World War II
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- Ch 354FortressBased on actual events. When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot, struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.Napoleon Bonaparte: The Russian CampaignSince his victory over Tsar Alexander in 1807 and the Treaty of Tilsit, France and Russia are officially allies. But Alexander doesn't support Napoleon's expansionist strategy. To Napoleon, Russia's behavior makes it an enemy of France. Ignoring calls for caution, Napoleon invades Russia in 1811.