As South Vietnamese relaxed during the Tet holiday in
1968, North Vietnamese and Vietcong launch the most audacious offensive of the Vietnam War. More »
The Soviet-made AK-47 and the American M16, the primary assault rifles deployed during the Vietnam War, became symbols of the long conflict. More »
One of the most-used military weapons in history, the FN-FAL rifle was the most successful of the NATO military rifles and was used across the globe. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.