The Bruneval Raid was crucial to gathering information on a new and dangerous German radar system. More »
The Battle for the French port city of Cherbourg and the Contentin peninsula was a lengthy affair. More »
General Hobart’s Funnies were specially designed armored vehicles that contributed to the Allied victory in Europe. More »
If the city of St. Lo was the lock that kept the First U.S. Army penned in its shallow Normandy beachhead, then Hill 192 was surely its key. More »
Ed Mauser, who fought as a member of the celebrated band of brothers, hadn’t talked about his odyssey until now. More »
One of the most daring episodes of D-Day was the scaling of the heights at Pointe Du Hoc by the U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion. More »
A fatal gun battle erupted when British sailors tried to take control of a French submarine after its homeland surrendered in 1940. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.