The German conquest and occupation of Belgium during World War II is a dark chapter in the history of the nation. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940. More »
When the Wehrmacht ran riot in northern France, decisions of great consequence were made under great stress. More »
In its drive to reach the German frontier, one of the premiere tank units of the U.S. Army in World War II was halted just short of its goal by fierce resistance in a nondescript village in eastern Lorraine. More »
The Odds Were Stacked Against the Success of German Fallschirmjäger Paratrooper Operation Stösser, Launched During the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The 179th Regiment of the 45th Infantry Division, along with French Resistance fighters, held off German Panzers at the Battle of Meximieux. More »
Although the Maginot Line did not prevent a German invasion, it forced Adolf Hitler’s generals to rethink their plans for conquest. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.