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 »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.