In 1943, the Soviet Red Army repulsed a brutal Nazi offensive to recapture the capital of Ukraine. More »
American and German troops battled for control of two key Belgian towns during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The 2nd SS Division Das Reich destroyed the quiet French village of Oradour-sur-Glane en route to the fields of Normandy. More »
The climactic tank battle of Kursk spelled the beginning of the end for the Wehrmacht in Russia. More »
Members of the 2nd SS Division Das Reich sacrificed themselves to blunt a Red Army winter offensive at Rzhev. 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.