Jugurtha, king of Numidia, was a bitter enemy of Rome, using swiftness and cunning to outwit various Roman consuls for more than a decade. More »
French officer Henri Laperrine organized warring desert tribes in North Africa to break the stranglehold on the Sahara by the fearsome Tuaregs. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.