Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
The B-25 Billy Mitchell Bomber served Allied forces from the beginning of the war to the very end. More »
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 »
The execution of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini marked an ignominious end for the swaggering Fascist. More »
As the end of World War II neared, a German officer began secret negotiations with the Allies to surrender forces in Italy. More »
During the first of four bloody attempts to take Monte Cassino and the town that occupied its slope, the Allied Fifth Army was repulsed. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.