American railroad workers in specially formed units labored to keep men and matériel rolling forward after D-Day. More »
The great American novelist Ernest Hemingway spent time with the 4th Infantry Division in Europe. More »
Against his better judgment, Ernie Pyle pulled on his gear for one last invasion. At Ie Shima, he met the same fate he had so often chronicled. 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.