As South Vietnamese relaxed during the Tet holiday in
1968, North Vietnamese and Vietcong launch the most audacious offensive of the Vietnam War. More »
For the U.S. Marines who endured constant shelling and ground attacks at Con Thien, the exposed position was a virtual “meat grinder.” More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.