The Odds Were Stacked Against the Success of German Fallschirmjäger Paratrooper Operation Stösser, Launched During the Battle of the Bulge. More »
Through the most devastating of military marches, Michel Ney commanded Napoleon Bonaparte’s Rear Guard with exceptional Élan and Honor. More »
Their backs to Moscow, the Russians fought Napoleon Bonaparte with exceptional tenacity at the Battle of Borodino. More »
Count Jean Rapp, always in the thick of the fighting, won a battle after Waterloo during the Napoleonic Wars. More »
The Order of the Teutonic Knights, led by grandmaster Ulrich, battled eastern European allies at the Battle of Tannenberg in 1410. More »
The World War II Polish cavalryman was a well-trained and highly motivated elite mobile infantryman. More »
After his shocking defeat at Leipzig, all that stood between a sullen Napoleon Bonaparte and France was a lone Austro-Bavarian army at Hanau. More »
The British capture and destruction of the buildings in Washington D.C. after the Battle of Bladensburg was a hard time for Americans in the War of 1812. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.