One of the worst infantry divisions in the U.S. Army turned itself around during the drive across france. More »
The 1st SS Panzer Division fought for its life to escape the closing Falaise Pocket during the weeks after the D-day Invasion. More »
Despite its high production numbers, the Hawker Typhoon 1A and 1B were both plagued by a series of design and technical problems. More »
While increasingly desperate German defenders attempted to escape, Allied forces grimly tightened the noose around their necks at Falaise Pocket. More »
As the Allies were deceiving Adolf Hitler about the destination of Operation Overlord, German officer Alexis von Roenne was aiding their efforts. More »
In the Falaise Packet during the Battle For France, retreating Germans were decimated by Polish and Canadian forces. 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.