The elaborate system of underground quarters and hallways in the mountains of Bavaria was never fully completed. More »
Unstoppable V-2 Rockets rained death and destruction upon British civilians, but came too late to turn the tide of war in Adolf Hitler’s favor. More »
Controversial ‘Bomber’ Harris shaped the British strategic air offensive against Nazi Germany as head of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command. More »
Hans Baur, Hitler’s Pilot still called the Führer “Unser Vati” (Our Dad) and would gladly have lost a second leg for him. More »
The plot to kill Hitler, code-named Operation Valkyrie, of July 20, 1944 almost succeeded and helped intensify the war. More »
During the Battle of France and the following occupation, Germany systematically ruined the country in May and June 1940. More »
With her 16mm movie camera, Eva Braun captured Adolf Hitler and high-ranking Nazis during moments of leisure on the Obersalzberg in Bavaria. 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.