The French had made a brilliant move, but Admiral Nelson discovered a means that might bring it all to naught. More »
Dudley Clarke’s British Commandos carried out complex operations that were crucial to toppling the Axis powers in World War II. More »
Athenian-born general Iphicrates was the mastermind behind the unstoppable Greek phalanx and many other military innovations. More »
The “Prague Spring” of 1968 would be tragically short-lived, as Soviet troops moved decisively to crush the pro-democracy movement in Czechoslovakia. More »
The Israelite army that invaded Canaan under Joshua was a veteran body of soldiers led by a wily and experienced commander. More »
After yeoman’s service in World War II, the venerable Sherman tank saw several more decades of service in the Israeli Army. More »
Samuel White Baker discovered one of the sources of the Nile, hunted dangerous game, and rescued his future wife from a slave auction block. 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.