The story of the Nazi spy Cicero played out on the stage of World War II like a tragic opera. More »
That Winston Churchill tried to entice Turkey into the war is common knowledge. His secret motivation for doing so is much less well known. More »
The volunteers of the Bulgarian Legion would fight under General Joseph Gourko in the Russo-Turkish War. More »
Turkish troops made repeated attempts to recapture vital Shipka Pass through the Balkan Mountains. The five-day fight for the 4,500-foot-high pass would be the turning point of the Russo-Turkish War. More »
The Later Crusades weren’t called as such during their time, but were considered pilgrimages by those who were said to be ‘taking the cross.’ 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.