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 »
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.