After arriving unopposed in Philadelphia, Lord Cornwallis looked forward to a peaceful winter. But George Washington had other ideas. More »
In December 1793, Maj. Gen. Anthony Wayne led his soldiers to a forlorn patch of Ohio woods, where more than 600 U.S. soldiers were killed by hostile Indians. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.