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 »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.