General Hobart’s Funnies were specially designed armored vehicles that contributed to the Allied victory in Europe. More »
During the “Great Escape” a group of Allied prisoners from Stalag Luft III paid a terrible price. More »
Charles de Gaulle maintained French participation in world affairs and sought to leverage Stalin and the Soviet Union for political benefit. More »
Field Marshals Erwin Rommel and Gerd von Rundstedt disagreed on the use of German panzers during the D-Day invasion, but neither position prevailed. More »
The rivalry between General George S. Patton, Jr., and Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery became a significant obstacle in Allied cooperation. More »
The ‘Big Red One’ and other allied forces fought German Panzer divisions at Mortain to stave off Operation Luttich in the summer of 1944. 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.