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 »
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.