Soviet photographer Yevgeni Khaldei, best known for ‘Raising a flag over the Reichstag,’ staged many iconic photos during World War II. More »
The Nazi Foreign Legion included soldiers of numerous nationalities who fought for numerous different reasons. More »
A carefully crafted German plan caught an overconfident adversary off guard at the gates of Berlin, but overwhelming odds ensured a Russian victory. 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.