Panzer Group 4 of German Army Group North dashed for Leningrad during the opening weeks of Operation Barbarossa. More »
In the late 1940s, Joseph Stalin fabricated criminal cases to accuse a number of Communist politicians of treason during The Leningrad Affair. 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.