Michael Prestianni served as a guard at Nuremberg as high-ranking Nazis stood trial for their lives. More »
The planned 1940 cross-channel invasion of Britain, Operation Sea Lion, remains one of the great “what-ifs” of modern military history. More »
Violent clashes depleted much of the Kriegsmarine destroyer force, but the British Naval victory could not change the outcome in Norway. More »
The U.S. Navy engaged in a shooting war with the Kriesmarine before official U.S. entry into World War II. More »
Spanish dictator Francisco Franco held Hitler and the Nazi regime at arm’s length throughout the war. More »
During World War II, a particularly costly naval disaster in the Drøbak Strait slowed the German conquest of Norway. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.