During the Battle of Allia, ‘mere barbarians’ defeated the elite Roman army when the Gauls sacked Rome.
Having gambled all for love, Mark Antony sent his warships into the Ionian Sea for one last toss of the dice at Actium. More »
Julius Caesar and his legionaries would find the fog-wracked island of Brittania both mysterious and fraught with danger. More »
From AD 43 to AD 410, during the Roman occupation of what was then Britannia, Roman legions were the backbone of imperial authority. Read more here. More »
Between AD 60 and 61, Celtic Queen Boudicca of the Iceni tribe led an army of revolters into a fight against Gaius Paulinus, the Roman Governor of Britannia. More »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.