Sergeant Mort Shuffle took a sniper’s bullet in the chest outside the French fortress city of Brest during the Brittany Campaign. More »
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village. More »
Weeks of casualties made the American effort to capture the Hürtgen in the winter of 1944-1945 one of the most costly in the nation’s history. More »
The 43rd tank battalion mysteriously disappeared during a bitter winter fight for a French village. More »
General Omar Bradley proved a capable subordinate to Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allied supreme commander in Europe. More »
British interests in Europe clashed with American strategy in WWII. How the clash influenced the making of the Iron Curtain is debated to this day. More »
General Alvan C. Gillem led the hard-charging XIII Corps across the Rhine into the heart of Nazi Germany. More »
General George S. Patton suffered his only military defeat during the fighting at Fort Driant in the fall of 1944. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.