Khaki was the original camouflage after British scouts traded their red coats for dust-colored native attire while serving in India in the mid-19th century. More »
The giant French submarine Surcouf’s mysterious fate made her the true Flying Dutchman of World War II. More »
On the plains of northern Italy, three monarchs played for the highest of stakes—a new nation. Only one would be happy with the results. More »
Led by the daring Black Prince, English raiders struck deep into the heart of France in the fall of 1356. The French chivalry rode to meet them. More »
Sergeant John Parks of the 4th Armored Division personified the hardships endured by the fighting men in World War II. More »
The Nazi Foreign Legion included soldiers of numerous nationalities who fought for numerous different reasons. More »
Threatened with a surprise attack, Frederick the Great reacts with a surprise of his own during the Battle of Rossbach. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.