Allied forces won tactical victories during the Battles of Narvik and the Norwegian Campaign, but events in other theaters compelled them withdraw. More »
Britain’s greatest all-time fighter ace was a brash and half-blind Irishman named Edward Mannock. 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.