The German conquest and occupation of Belgium during World War II is a dark chapter in the history of the nation. More »
The Odds Were Stacked Against the Success of German Fallschirmjäger Paratrooper Operation Stösser, Launched During the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Although the Maginot Line did not prevent a German invasion, it forced Adolf Hitler’s generals to rethink their plans for conquest. More »
Be sure to check out these and other stories on the Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s last great counteroffensive along the Western Front. More »
In December 1944, Otto Skorzeny led hundreds of German commandos on an audacious mission behind enemy lines known as Operation Greif. More »
More so than other more visible factors, superior American logistics contributed to the reduction of the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Did the Nazis really try to kill General Eisenhower during the Battle of the Bulge’s Operation Greif in December 1944? More »
The German salient in the Ardennes was eliminated when two American armies reestablished contact near Houffalize during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
SS Lt. Col. Joachim Peiper led his surrounded and depleted Kampfgruppe back to German lines during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.