One of the worst infantry divisions in the U.S. Army turned itself around during the drive across france. More »
American railroad workers in specially formed units labored to keep men and matériel rolling forward after D-Day. 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.