At the end of 1943 the Allied armies battling their way north in Italy came up against the German Gustav Line and ground to a halt. More »
Felix Sparks led elements of the 45th Division through heavy fighting and the liberation of Dachau. More »
Sad-faced, war-weary Willie and Joe were as real to American GIs in World War II as the guys sharing a foxhole with them. More »
An attempt to outflank the Germans at Cassino and make a headlong dash for Rome ended in a bloody stalemate on the beaches of Anzio. More »
During the Korean War, U.N. forces retreating to the 38th Parallel were stalled at Funchilin Pass when a section of the bridge was blown. More »
In this season’s WWII Quarterly, Flint Whitlock shares with us his experiences touring the battlefields of Italy. 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.