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From Battlefield to Football

A German paratrooper recalls his days fighting in Crete, then years as a POW in Britain and the United States, where he played American football.   More »

From Battlefield to Football

WWII

The White and Black Ship

The destroyer escort USS Mason became an experiment in racial equality in World War II, the Navy’s version of the Tuskegee Airmen.   More »

The White and Black Ship

WWII

Bombing Buchenwald

The August 1944 Amreican air raid on a weapons factory at the Nazis’ horrific concentration camp was one of the most precise bombing missions of the war.   More »

Bombing Buchenwald

Civil War

“Let us Die like Men”

In his last battle in Franklin, Patrick Cleburne led his troops in an effort to pierce the Union defenses. His sense of duty outweighed his doubts.   More »

“Let us Die like Men”

WWII

The Heroes of Hill 192

The winner of a large battle fora small hill in Normandy, fought between the 2nd U.S. Infantry Division and German paratroopers.   More »

The Heroes of Hill 192

WWII

Turan’s Tank

Nazi Germany’s ally Hungary worked hard to develop a tank that could stand up to Soviet armor, but to no avail.   More »

Turan’s Tank


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The 93rd Infantry Division: The Only African-American Division in the Pacific Theater

The 93rd Infantry Division: The Only African-American Division in the Pacific Theater

Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.

Adolf Hitler Sends Jochen Peiper to the Bulge

Adolf Hitler Sends Jochen Peiper to the Bulge

The offensive Adolf Hitler sent Jochen Peiper into was his last desperate gamble in the West. But how did it influence the fighting at the Battle of the Bulge?

The Port Chicago Disaster: The Largest Mutiny Trial in U.S. History

The Port Chicago Disaster: The Largest Mutiny Trial in U.S. History

When a massive explosion shook Port Chicago, a key naval depot near San Francisco, the shockwaves set off the largest mutiny trial in U.S. history.

Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee and the Battle of the Wilderness

Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee and the Battle of the Wilderness

During the Battle of the Wilderness, Ulysses S. Grant’s Army of the Potomac clashed hard with Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia.

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