A pre-invasion exercise at Slapton Sands went horribly wrong, and senior Allied commanders covered up the serious losses and breach of D-Day secrecy. More »
A company of glidermen disrupted the timetable of the German 2nd Panzer Division and influenced the outcome of the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The U.S. Army’s H1 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or Humvee, has become the most versatile light military vehicle in the world. 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.