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 »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.