Rockets blazed their way into British battles of the early 19th century, but to little lasting effect. More »
A young Canadian soldier found himself in a feature film, Commandos Strike at Dawn, after joining the Army. More »
Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
John Allen died leading his Kentucky militia at the Battle of Frenchtown during the War of 1812. More »
The heroism of officers and NCOs of the storied The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada resulted in victory against a determined enemy. More »
The adventures of WWII fighter ace “Kid” Hofer presaged a somewhat mysterious death in combat. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.