Three days after Pearl Harbor, the loss of the battleship Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser Repulse crippled the British defense of the Far East. More »
George VI visited the United States in the spring of 1939 as Britain prepared for war with Germany. More »
Rescuing survivors from Hood in the Atlantic and Repulse in the Pacific, HMS Electra was everywhere in the war’s early days. More »
Just After Pearl Harbor, the Prince Of Wales and Repulse were both sent out to stop the Japanese… 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.