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 »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.