The 17th Indian Division was virtually destroyed in combat against the Japanese in the Burmese jungle in 1942. More »
The defeat of the Afrika Korps at El Alamein initiated a long retreat and eventual surrender for Axis forces. More »
“Mad” Mike Calvert commanded the 77 Brigade during desperate jungle fighting and led his soldiers from the front. 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.