How America Built A 'Factory In The Sky' To Defeat The Nazis On D-Day

When WWII started aviation experts were convinced no one could mass-produce the big, destructive B-24 Liberator bomber. A month before D-Day, a Ford factory was on the verge of producing one an hour. In this chapter from his new book, A.J. Baime explains why it was pivotal to defeating the Axis powers on this day 70… » 6/06/14 12:02pm 6/06/14 12:02pm

D-Day Vet Repeats His Parachute Jump Into Normandy At Age 93

Seventy years ago this week, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin was among the thousands of brave young men who parachuted down over Utah Beach into Normandy, France with the 101st Airborne Division — beginning the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany. On Thursday, at 93 years old, Pee Wee jumped once again.… » 6/06/14 7:30am 6/06/14 7:30am