Free French forces under General Jacques Leclerc upheld the honor of France during World War II. More »
During the first of four bloody attempts to take Monte Cassino and the town that occupied its slope, the Allied Fifth Army was repulsed. More »
The Third Reich’s treatment of black soldiers was harsh, in keeping with its doctrine of racial superiority. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.