While the victorious Allies moved east from Normandy in the summer of 1944, they debated whether to divert forces to liberate Paris or drive straight for the German border. Adolf Hitler vowed that if he could not have the City of Light, no one could. More »
Forty years after the death of Napoleon Bonaparte on the island of St. Helena, his body was entombed in a sarcophagus at Les Invalides in Paris. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.