The minié bullet, or “not ball,” was instrumental in helping the British defend against an overwhelming Russian force at Inkerman. More »
The American long rifle was a legendarily accurate weapon in the hands of dead-eye frontier marksmen during the Revolutionary War. 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.