That Winston Churchill tried to entice Turkey into the war is common knowledge. His secret motivation for doing so is much less well known. More »
Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
In two world wars, British and American chaplains risked their lives to bring a fleeting sense of peace and glory to soldiers on the battlefield. More »
This small Italian village on the Sicily coast hosted a stiff battle to repel Allied landings in July 1943. More »
The letters of Corporal James G. Delaney provide a glimpse of military life in World War II and concern for family at home. More »
Nicknamed the Flying Milk Bottle, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter was a stalwart aircraft that served around the globe during World War II. 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.