Grenades evolved from the Middle Ages into the modern era, giving soldiers an easily delivered and effective close-range weapon. More »
The humiliating seizure of the USS Pueblo by North Korean gunboats in 1968 provided a searing indictment of America’s Cold War policy. More »
Following the American landing at Inchon in September 1950, General Douglas MacArthur’s X Corps in Seoul confronted Communist forces. More »
For over a century and a half, combat photographers have taken extraordinary risks to document the true horrors of war. More »
The 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City commemorates the World War II service of the Army’s much-decorated unit, the Thunderbirds. More »
United Nations forces fought a series of bloody battles with Chinese and Korean Communists for a piece of strategic real estate known as “the Hook.” More »
During the battle for Hill 111 Sergeant Brian Charles Cooper was in charge of a 10-man machine-gun section of the 2nd Royal Australian Regiment. More »
In April 1951, troops from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada delayed action on front lines in the Kapyong River Valley, giving Allies time to establish new defensive lines north of Seoul. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.