King Henry III rallies loyalists in 1265 in the attempt to wrest power from the English barons and Simon de Montfort. 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 »
Challenged by a new Scottish champion, William Wallace, King Edward ‘Longshanks’ I led a massive English army north into Scotland in the summer of 1298. The two sides collided at Falkirk. More »
The English Army was a formidable adversary for the Scots, so Robert the Bruce relied on tactics, not brute strength, when fighting English forces. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.