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 »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.