Badly needing a victory on the western front, British commander Douglas Haig turned to the fledgling tank corps for a breakthrough. More »
Believe it or not, Hitler’s time in prison was something of a holiday. Read all about why below. More »
With the German Army on the outskirts of Paris, the U.S. 2nd Division and the 4th Marine Brigade halted their advance at a place called Belleau Wood. More »
Stopped short of Paris during World War I, the Germans thought they could still win the war with giant guns terrorizing the French capital. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.