Despite the odds, Henry V rallied his men for a desperate stand on the muddy field during the Hundred Years’ War’s Battle of Agincourt. More »
King Edward IV returned to England from exile in 1471 resolved to see his traitorous mentor, the Earl of Warwick, removed from power. More »
The ordeal of convoy PQ-17 is indicative of Nazi efforts to sever the lend-lease lifeline to the Soviet Union. More »
The life of Margaret of Anjou was not that of a meek noblewoman content with the companionship of her ladies in waiting. More »
Ruling on behalf of feeble-minded King Henry VI, Richard of York marched north to quash a rebel army bent on his destruction. At Wakefield, the two sides collided.
Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Highland rebels faced the Duke of Cumberland’s professional soldiers at Culloden Moor. More »
Code-named Arcadia, the meeting between Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt established a basis for military cooperation. More »
The House of Lancaster defeated the House of York—both branches of the House of Plantagenet—during the War of the Roses in England. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.