A visit to the Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana can provide greater understanding of Custer’s Last Stand, and the motivations of the combatants. More »
By Eric Niderost
The siege of the Alamo is one of the most celebrated military confrontations in American history. There have been other instances of American soldiers fighting against the odds, from Custer’s Last Stand in 1876 to the embattled Marines defending Wake Island against the Japanese in 1941. But no More »
The battle known as “Custer’s Last Stand,” came about with the discovery of gold deposits in the Black Hills of South Dakota. More »
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.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.