The U.S. 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion faced down the German 10th Panzer Division in the hills east of the Tunisian town. 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 »
Reeling from his defeat at El Alamein, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel intended to toss the dice again at the Battle of Kasserine Pass. More »
General William C. Westmoreland was a stalwart fighter and patriot through three separate wars. More »
Initially, the the military tank was conceived as a “mechanical cavalry”; little real consideration was given to the possibility of tank-versus-tank actions. 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.