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 »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.