One of the most heavily armed battlecruisers in any navy at the time of her launch in 1912, Kongō went on to fight in many major actions in the Pacific War during WWII.
These renowned light infantry were particularly adept skirmishers.
Citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states well versed in the highly effective phalanx formation.
The F9F was the primary US Navy and USMC jet fighter and ground-attack aircraft of the Korean War.
The M18 was the most effective tank destroyed employed by U.S. forces during WWII...
The Fletcher-class is almost synonymous with the term destroyer within the context of WWII.
The brave and tenacious units of the SNLF spearheaded amphibious landings across the Pacific.
This fighter's superior manoeuvrability in combat made it deadly in the hands of skilled Japanese Pilots.
Arguably the most famous vessel of the Age of Sail, and still in commission to this day.
On the occasion of her 70th year of service, this special edition of Forces of Fame examines Queen Elizabeth II's military service during WWII.