The Allied occupation of Germany, as detailed in the Rankin C agreement, would draw the borders of the Cold War in Continental Europe. More »
During he 1930s and 1940s, America’s top secret A-bomb program was undergoing scrutiny from our enemies and allies. More »
The lawless Red Army looted, killed, and raped its way through Germany, fueled by revenge and alcohol. More »
A top-secret agency helped the United States keep tabs on its Soviet ally during and after the war. More »
Although their attributes were considerably different, the F-4 Phantom and MiG-21 fighters were lethal adversaries in the skies over Vietnam. More »
One of the more obscure military weapons, the Davy Crockett mobile missile launcher was an early prototype of the neutron bomb. More »
As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.