That Winston Churchill tried to entice Turkey into the war is common knowledge. His secret motivation for doing so is much less well known. More »
An RAF attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1945 failed, but the Führer soon made the effort moot by committing suicide. 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.