Members of the 2nd SS Division Das Reich sacrificed themselves to blunt a Red Army winter offensive at Rzhev. More »
In Smolensk during the summer of 1941, the Soviet Red Army attempted to slow the juggernaut of Nazi Operation Barbarossa. More »
On orders from Premier Josef Stalin, Red Army Marshals Georgi Zhukov and Ivan Konev raced to capture the Nazi capital of Berlin. 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.