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 »
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.