A French army under Gaston de Foix interrupted its siege of Ravenna, Italy, to give battle to Spanish forces on a soggy plain south of the city. More »
A Swedish-led Protestant army marched to the rescue of Nordlinger. But first it would have to pry the Catholic enemy from heights above the city. More »
As Protestant Europe reeled before a Catholic onslaught, three unlikely heroes arose to take up the banner of “Winter King” Frederick V. More »
The ancient Spanish fortress at Salses safeguarded the nation’s northern border as a formidable barrier to French expansion. 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.