Adolf Hitler’s Bodyguard fought for the key Belgian crossroads town in the waning days of Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Allied intelligence personnel, including Americans, at secret locations in Britian helped win the war against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. More »
After Adolf Hitler ordered all bridges across the Rhine River blown up to prevent the Allies from crossing into Germany, one span remained intact. More »
A company of glidermen disrupted the timetable of the German 2nd Panzer Division and influenced the outcome of the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Against long odds, the American 740th Tank Battalion stymied Kampfgruppe Peiper, the German spearhead at Stoumont during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
An American infantry sergeant survived three days behind enemy lines during the opening chapter of the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The Odds Were Stacked Against the Success of German Fallschirmjäger Paratrooper Operation Stösser, Launched During the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.